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Jane Cumming

Jane Cumming

Managing Director

With almost 30 years in the business, Jane has tackled some of the most high-profile jobs in Scottish PR – and lived to tell the tale. She’s known for her straight-talking and no-nonsense attitude to public relations. 

Skills at a glance:

  • Extensive experience in all aspects of public relations
  • Strong leadership and crisis management skills
  • Wide experience of dealing with national, regional and local media
  • Strategic communications specialist
  • Skilled at advising organisations operating in politically sensitive environments
  • Vast array of contacts across the business, political and media world
jane.cumming@platformpr.co.uk
Jenny MacPherson

Jenny MacPherson

Director

With almost two decades of public relations experience, Jenny has provided valuable media and community relations advice to high-profile public and private clients. From creating large-scale, high-profile events to managing information campaigns and politically sensitive issues, Jenny provides practical guidance and a can-do approach.

Skills at a glance:

  • A skilled event manager who has organised events from wind farm openings to large fundraising balls
  • Wide experience of dealing with local, regional and national media
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experienced at creating effective communications strategies and managing a wide number of projects
jenny.macpherson@platformpr.co.uk
Val MacIver

Val MacIver

Public Affairs Director

A former Highland councillor, Val knows the Scottish political landscape and the planning process like the back of her hand.

Skills and experience:

  • Unrivalled contacts in the public sector across Scotland
  • Years of experience as a councillor in Highland Regional Council, Ross and Cromarty District Council and The Highland Council
  • Former Chairman of the Ross and Cromarty Area Planning Committee
  • Honorary Fellow and former Rector of UHI Millennium Institute
  • Honorary Doctorate from Stirling University
val.maciver@platformpr.co.uk

Case Studies

Tracing the sons and daughters of Culloden / The National Trust for Scotland

Culloden was the last battle fought in mainland Britain. Often misunderstood as a battle between the Scots and English or a religious war, the new £9 million visitor centre aims to explode the myths surrounding Culloden.

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From Kitchen Nightmares to PR Dreams / Abstract Restaurant

Our client's dream was to open Inverness's first French fine dining restaurant. Shortly after opening, the owner agreed to appear in the first series of Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares programme.

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Chartered Institute of Public Relations Investor in People Scottish Council for Development and Industry Scottish Renewables