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ANDREW PERERA

Managing Director

With over 25 years PR experience across beauty, fashion & lifestyle sectors, both in-house & agency. Former Director of Global Communications for PZ Cussons Beauty: St Tropez, Charlies Worthington and the Sanctuary Spa. Previously VP of Global Communications for M.A.C Cosmetics, overseeing 35 markets.


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GEORGIE BILLINGHAM

Account Director

Georgie has worked as a Communications and Social Engagement specialist in the beauty industry for 15 years, working in both the luxury and FMCG sectors, implementing and executing strategies across haircare, skincare, cosmetics and fragrance brands. She prides herself on her network of media contacts in the ever evolving media landscape and brings diversity and an omni-channel approach to her campaigns.

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ANNA MARIE SOLOWIJ

Creative Director

Former Beauty Director of British Vogue. Multi award-winning beauty journalist with over 30 years experience. Consults for brands including P&G, L'OrΓ©al, Unilever, H&M, & Other Stories and Adidas Stella McCartney as well as fledgling brands. Trend reporter for J Walter Thompson, The Future Laboratory and Stylus.


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SARIRAH HAMID

Digital Marketing Manager

Sarirah manages digital marketing and analytics for BRANDstand Communications clients. A data lover passionate about the industry from both creative and analytical perspectives. Founded Pretty Analytics providing data-led trend reporting and visualised insights.

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MILLIE KENDALL MBE

Business Development Director

Launched brands Shu Uemura and Aveda in the UK in the early 90s. Founded PR agency MKPR mid 90s with clients including Sam Mcknight and Trevor Sorbie. Founded and created Ruby&Millie cosmetics backed by Boots with a Β£7m investment. Awarded an MBE in 2007 for services to the cosmetics industry. CEO of the British Beauty Council.