Winning together

We’re incredibly proud of the team we’ve built at Radioactive – a team that works with, and for, each other every day. From school leavers to former apprentices and university graduates, everyone brings their own talents and experiences to the table which only ever enhances the work we deliver.

Our people have always been the core of the agency and we’re very lucky to work with such a talented and passionate bunch!

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Rich Leigh

Founder and CEO

Listed in PR Week’s 29 under 29 list and named one of ‘the brightest young social media communicators’ in the UK, Rich Leigh has led award-winning campaigns and accounts at leading agencies. He founded Radioactive in 2014, working with brands big and small, as well as a range of personal PR clients. Rich founded and sold the UK’s #1 PR blog PRexamples.com, dedicated to the best in up-to-date PR stunts and campaigns, and wrote ‘Myths of PR’, which became Amazon’s best-selling PR book days after release and has been translated into six languages to date.

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Angharad Planells

Head of business development & culture

Former journalist Angharad found her way into PR after spells at the BBC, national media and commercial radio stations. Now with more than a decade in public relations, Angharad brings a wealth of experience thanks to her work with established brands and exciting start-ups in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, tech, ecommerce, food & hospitality, beauty, and luxury homewares. A keen writer and talker (!), Angharad contributes to national press, lifestyle mags and PR industry media, delivers guest lectures at Universities around the world, and is a regular on podcasts, panels, and at events.

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Anders Nilsson

MD

Anders joined Radioactive in 2021 after spending eleven years at GoCompare where he led product, brand and financial PR, investor relations, public affairs, social media, SEO and content. When not devising intelligent comms strategies for clients and leading the team, Anders can be found out on his bike, spending time with dogs, or enjoying a good (vegan-friendly) craft beer.

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Will Roberts

Head of influencer and performance marketing

Will has worked in senior marketing roles for more than ten years, beginning his career at the UK’s leading voucher code website at the age of just 16. His experience across affiliate marketing and influencer relations makes him the perfect person to bridge the gap between traditional PR and measuring performance for clients. He has never once knowingly taken a phone call when he wasn’t pacing.

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Jade Beddington

PR account director

Jade joined Radioactive PR in January 2018 and has over a decade of communications experience. She has worked with clients in many consumer and B2B sectors, including travel, food and drink, automotive, sport and not-for-profit, from small companies to global brands. Brands include Asics, Courvoisier, Continental Tyres, Converse, Mini BMW, Under Armour, and LateRooms.

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Chelsey Downing

PR account director

Chelsey joined Radioactive in 2022 with over ten years of account management experience under her belt. She has worked with a variety of both B2C and B2B clients across a whole spectrum of sectors, including health & beauty, finance, engineering, small business and tech.

Outside of work, Chelsey can often be found annoying the neighbours by playing the drums. She is an avid football supporter and obviously could have gone pro if it wasn’t for the injuries.

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Holly Freeman

PR account manager

Holly joined Radioactive PR as a paid apprentice in mid-2017, deciding against university in a bid to gain experience within PR while still studying for a qualification in digital marketing. After impressing over the year, she was offered a permanent role and quickly found a talent for working with journalists, influencers, and clients. In 2022 Holly was shortlisted in the ‘Rising Star’ category of the UK Digital PR Awards and was quoted as “a pleasure to work with” by journalist legend Neil Shaw.

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Kirsty Oliver

PR account manager

Kirsty started her career as an apprentice and has worked both in-house and agency side supporting B2B and B2C clients across sectors including travel, fitness, healthcare, hospitality, professional services, beauty, technology, finance and HR – to name a few! In her spare time, you’ll find Kirsty in the kitchen baking all sorts of delicious treats, or exploring the Cotswolds with her two golden retrievers.

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Callum Gable

PR senior account exec

Callum joined the agency as an apprentice straight from school! After impressing throughout his apprenticeship, Callum was brought on as a junior account exec. A confident voice in the room when it comes to creative ideas, and with a strong writing background, Callum found his feet in PR very quickly and has been instrumental to the success of our work with many clients over the years, including Unite Students, Gravity Industries, LateRooms.com, Forbes Advisor, and our award-winning work with ProDog Raw.

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Liz Hinds

PR senior account exec

PR masters graduate Liz has worked across a range of Radioactive clients, including award winning digital PR work, both internationally as well as in the UK. Outside of work, Liz is an avid streamer and crafter, and continues to build an army of Twitch supporters. She’s raised a huge amount of money for charities close to her heart through her streams.

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Olivia Furniss

PR senior account exec

Language graduate Olivia joined Radioactive in September 2020, having spent nine months working in a PR role in Munich, working entirely in German. When not writing and pitching great work for clients, Olivia is likely to be spending time crafting (embroidery is a big love of hers,) reading Agatha Christie novels or watching makeup videos on YouTube!

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Haseeb Ahmad

Performance marketing exec

Haseeb joined Radioactive through the Government’s Kickstarter programme, and impressed so much that we made him a permanent employee just eight weeks into his contract! When he’s not got his head down in influencer stats, affiliate data, or the next great piece of content for clients you can find Haseeb on TikTok or YouTube.

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Alannah Burton

PR account exec

Alannah has a tonne of national newspaper and magazine coverage under her belt for a variety of businesses around the UK including travel, personal finance, ecommerce, and lifestyle brands. An adept storyteller, Alannah brings her news and media relations skills to the team, alongside her love of 80s films and all things true crime.

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Chris Canning

Junior PR account exec

Chris joined Radioactive after completing a Masters in PR and Comms at the University of Gloucestershire following an undergrad at the University of Winchester. A self-described ‘simple man making my way in the Universe’, Chris uses his communication and design skills to bring campaigns to life for clients and is quite likely to be the tallest man in PR.

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Evie Cripps

Junior PR account exec

Evie joined Radioactive in October 2021 and is excited to begin her career in PR. Gloucester born and bred, Evie loves getting creative and says she’s most excited about coming up with campaign ideas and seeing them in the wild. Speaking of ‘wild’, she lived and studied in Sydney for five months as part of her degree, has gone cage diving with Great White Sharks, and (by her own admission) owns an ‘obscene’ amount of clothes.

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Becky Moody

Finance Assistant

Becky joined us in 2022 and handles all things accountancy for the agency. AAT Level 4 qualified, she has seven years experience managing finance for small and large businesses across a variety of industries. Outside of work, Becky is a mum of two and enjoys musical theatre and taking city breaks with her partner.

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You?

How'd you like to be part of the team?

We’re always on the lookout for the most talented comms and marketing professionals at all levels! Find out more about our company culture, team policies, or head over to our Careers page to look for any current roles. Don’t see the right role for you? Email joinus@weareradioactive.com to tell us why we should hire you anyway!