public relations

Impactful communications
with an Agile twist

Rachel Picken

Founder and Director

Rachel is a Chartered PR consultant, member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and qualified Agile coach. She holds the highest level of qualification for public relations in the UK, considered the “Gold Standard”. Rachel is a CIPR trainer and former associate tutor, having taught CIPR qualifications between 2016 and 2018.

Rachel specialises in strategic, integrated communications and PR evaluation with an Agile approach. She designed and delivered a course for the CIPR: Agile Project Management for PR, which she delivers nationally.

Her delegates on this course are varied, from communications staff for the Department for Exiting the EU to high street retailer Primark.

Rachel started her career in print journalism at the West Briton newspaper in 2004. She moved into PR in 2006, working both freelance and agency, before joining Cornwall agency MPAD in 2008. She became a director in 2009 and MD in 2014, delivering steady growth including 45% growth during her first year as MD. In March 2016,

Rachel became an associate tutor with MOL in Manchester, delivering CIPR qualifications including the CIPR Diploma and Advanced Certificate.