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Mike Harris
CEO

Mike has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.

He has run high profile campaigns on Belarus and Azerbaijan and is the author of a number of reports including The EU and freedom of expression; Burma: Freedom of Expression in Transition and is a contributor to Palgrave Macmillan's forthcoming book Media Law and Ethics in the 21st Century.

Mike Harris
CEO

Mike has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.

 
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Padraig Reidy
Editorial Director

Padraig is a commentator and journalist with a decade’s experience of print and online media.

He has significant experience in strategic communications both online and also for television and radio. He has written and ghostwritten for The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, and The Sun.

Padraig Reidy
Editorial Director

Padraig is a commentator and journalist with a decade’s experience of print and online media.

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Sarah Jane Rumford
PR Director

Sarah Jane Rumford has nearly twenty years of PR experience developing and delivering hard-hitting campaigns for leading brands and innovative start ups. 

Sarah Jane Rumford
PR Director

Sarah Jane Rumford has nearly twenty years of PR experience developing and delivering hard-hitting campaigns for leading brands and innovative start ups. 

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Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy
Sashy leads the advocacy team and 89up Thinks, which produces insights on political and legal problems. He practised at one of the UK’s top human rights law firms, Bindmans LLP and has a wealth of experience working with charities and international NGOs.
Sashy Nathan
Director of Advocacy

Sashy leads the advocacy team and 89up Thinks, which produces insights on political and legal problems. 

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Amy Drucquer
Senior Social Producer

Amy has more than five years experience, both agency and client side, in creating, producing and managing cross channel digital content. 

Amy Drucquer
Senior Social Producer

Amy has more than five years experience, both agency and client side, in creating, producing and managing cross channel digital content. 

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Sarah Vero
Account Director

Sarah has a strong background in policy, campaigns, communications, partnerships and people and coordinates 89up's accounts working across events, press, PR, content creation and targeted campaigning.

Sarah Vero
Account Director

Sarah coordinates 89up's accounts working across events, press, PR, content creation and targeted campaigning.

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Jonathan Shakhovskoy
Creative Director

Jonathan is a former record producer and mixer, turned brand marketer. He has worked for more than a decade with some of the largest artists in the world including U2, Amy Winehouse and Shakira. He is now an experienced brand strategist and creative having worked closely with with brands such as Wray & Nephew Overproof Rum, Google, Westfield and Birra Moretti. Jonathan specialises in utilising cultural partnerships to create innovative campaigns.

Jonathan Shakhovskoy
Creative Director

Jonathan is a former record producer and mixer, turned brand marketer. He specialises in utilising cultural partnerships to create innovative campaigns.

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Martin Barnard
Senior Developer

Martin is our senior developer with over 20 years of experience in the field. His skills include python-based web design with both Flask and Web2py, API design & chart creation with Javascript. He enjoys poking at various databases with both large and small sticks, and he has a keen interest in IoT, big data and machine learning.

Martin Barnard
Senior Developer

Martin is our senior developer with over 20 years of experience in the field.

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Mansi Pandit-Trivedi
Junior Developer

Mansi is our Junior Developer with programming experience working in India, France and now London.

Mansi Pandit-Trivedi
Junior Developer

Mansi is our Junior Developer with programming experience working in India, France and now London.

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Facundo Arias
Head of Web

Facundo is a web page and layout designer (HTML5/CSS) for several designers and companies.

His skills include programming in PHP, JavaScript and ActionScript 2/3 (Adobe Flash). He works with modules/ plug-ins and themes for Wordpress and Drupal.

 

Facundo Arias
Head of Web

Facundo is a web page and layout designer for several designers and companies.

 
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Luke Rossiter
Head of design

Luke is a graphic designer and head of design at 89up.

He has experience providing branding, print and web design to organisations ranging from international brands to charities and tech startups including Age UK, Alcon, Boehringer Ingelheim, GMB, NHS and Red Bull.

Luke Rossiter
Head of design

Luke is a graphic designer and head of design at 89up, with experience providing print and web design for international brands and NGOs.

 
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Rachel Besenyei
Social Media Executive

Rachel has a background in business development and the planning & execution of highly targeted, full funnel ad campaigns on social.

At 89up she does social listening and data mapping, plans strategic ad campaigns based on big data analysis, and shows clients how to get the most from their social channels.

Rachel Besenyei
Social Media Executive

Rachel is a social listener and data mapper, planning strategic ad campaigns based on big data analysis and helping clients get the most from their social channels.

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Skye Redman
Production Assistant

Skye is a journalist and producer with a Masters degree in International Journalism, and previously worked in BBC regional radio. At 89up she works on PR and editorial, as well as producing the Little Atoms and Government Vs The Robots podcasts.

Skye Redman
Production Assistant

Skye is a journalist and producer with a Masters degree in International Journalism, and previously worked in BBC regional radio. 

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Josh Feldberg
Director of Social Media

Josh is a digital communications and marketing specialist who's worked for some of the world's biggest brands, agencies, government, and NGOs.

Clients have included: Unilever, HP, Nissan, Budweiser, NHS, DfE, David Miliband, Damian Collins MP, the TUC and Unite. Josh has vast experience in using big data for media planning and strategy. He is also a tech entrepreneur and is the co-founder of two startups: Responsive Sports and Rentify.

 

Josh Feldberg
Director of Social Media

Josh is a digital communications and marketing specialist who's worked for some of the world's biggest brands, agencies, government, and NGOs.

 
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James Ward
Account Manager

James has years of PR experience, working both in-house and agency side. He is a published author and the founder of the annual Boring Conference and presenter of the BBC's Boring Talks podcast.

James Ward
Account Manager

James has years of PR experience, working both in-house and agency side. He is a published author and the founder of the annual Boring Conference and presenter of the BBC's Boring Talks podcast.

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Tracy King
Production Director

Tracy King is a producer who has worked with some of the world’s leading science communicators, including Commander Chris Hadfield and Tim Minchin.

Tracy is a computer games expert - with a monthly column in Custom PC magazine. Tracy is currently working on a free educational resource for schools to promote women in STEM and other sectors and is writing a book on medicine. She has worked with major science and educational organisations including EUMETSAT, UCAS, and ENCODE.e.

Tracy King
Production Director

Tracy King is a producer who has worked with some of the world’s leading science communicators.

 
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Caroline Criado-Perez
Campaigns Director

Caroline Criado-Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner.

She is published across the major national media and regularly appears in both print and broadcast as a commentator.

Her first book, Do it Like a Woman, was published by Portobello in 2015 and was chosen by Bridget Christie as one of her books of the year in the Guardian.

She is currently working on her second book, which will be about the gender data gap. Caroline has a degree in English language and literature from the University of Oxford, and is completing an MSc in Gender at LSE, focusing on behavioural and feminist economics. She was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year award, and was named OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015.

Caroline Criado-Perez
Campaigns Director

Caroline Criado-Perez is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. 

 
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Neil Denny
Broadcast Editor

Neil Denny is the editor the Little Atoms Radio Show and podcast, in which capacity he has interviewed hundreds of people from astronauts to zoologists/

Little Atoms has been broadcasting interviews with leading writers from the worlds of science and the arts for 10 years.

 

Neil Denny
Broadcast Editor

Neil Denny is the editor the Little Atoms Radio Show and podcast, in which capacity he has interviewed hundreds of people from astronauts to zoologists.

 
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Sara Siddeeq
Associate Account Executive

Sara is a recent graduate from the University of Leeds. She has worked for companies such as Third City and has written extensively for online publications, including over half a dozen based in Barcelona.

Sara Siddeeq
Associate Account Executive

Sara is a recent graduate from the University of Leeds. She has worked for companies such as Third City and has written extensively for online publications, including over half a dozen based in Barcelona.

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Blundell Street, N7 9BN.
Switchboard: 0203 411 28 89
Out of hours press line: 0203 2 89 89 01
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Carrer de la Llacuna, 162, 08018
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89up to event manage RSF Press Freedom Awards 2018
09.05.2018

89up is delighted to announce we will be the event managers for the Reporters Sans Frontières (Reporters Without Borders) Press Freedom Awards 2018 in London.

The ceremony will champion the cause of journalists who continue to speak to truth to power in some of the most politically-volatile and dangerous environments around the world.

89up appointed PR consultant to Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme
15.02.2018

FIDH - Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme has instructed 89up as it's PR consultant for a human rights campaign in early 2018. FIDH was founded in 1922, and is the second oldest international human rights organisation worldwide bringing together 184 member organisations in over 100 countries.

89up's CEO, Mike Harris was delighted with the appointment and stated, "it is important, now more than ever, that we work with international human rights organisations to amplify the issues that drive injustices around the world."

Report to detail Kremlin interference in 2016 EU referendum
10.02.2018

The first part of 89up's report - Putin’s Brexit? The influence of Kremlin media & bots during the 2016 UK EU referendum - has been reported in The Observer

Part two of 89up's report has been published in The Times.

89up working with Doteveryone to fight for a fairer internet
29.01.2018

Doteveryone was founded by Martha Lane Fox in 2015, and is a London-based think tank staffed by researchers, designers, technologists, and makers.

89up will be PR consultants to the Doteveryone team helping them tell the story of how technology is changing society, building proofs of concept to show how technology could be better for all, and provoking and delivering mainstream change.

89up Web Team appointed for London Design Festival
18.01.2018

89up has been appointed by the London Design Festival to provide design and CMS web services for their online platforms. The Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world and will be returning to venues and institutions across the city from 15-23 September 2018.

The Royal Institution appoints 89up for Christmas Lectures
01.12.2017

The Royal Institution has awarded 89up the PR contract for it's annual Christmas Lectures which were first broadcast on television in 1936. Many world-famous scientists and science communicators have given the lectures since then, including Carl Sagan, David Attenborough, George Porter and Richard Dawkins.

89up will provide a PR and social media consultancy for 2017's lecture: The language of life by Professor Sophie Scott

89up working with international justice charity Fair Trials
10.08.2017

International criminal justice organisation, Fair Trials has appointed 89up as its communication agency. The charity has offices in London, Brussels and Washington, D.C. and helps people facing criminal charges all over the world to protect the basic right to a fair trial and campaigns for fairer criminal justice systems.

89up’s team is delighted to be involved in assisting Fair Trials into a new exciting phase of the organisation’s work with a global social and PR strategy to engage new audiences.