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Helping good people do good. That's our mission. 

Second Mountain is a purposefully-small, purpose-driven comms consultancy that's been 100% focused on doing things the right way ever since being established  in 2020

We're part of the Business against Poverty movement of impact-led firms that are working towards a brighter futureFrom our creative base in rural Wiltshire, we help our clients reach the audiences that matter most to them through effective and engaging comms.

Multi-award-winning communicator Ben Veal is the founder of Second Mountain Comms: Chartered PR professional, journalist, podcast host and 2023's CIPR 'Independent PR Practitioner of the Year' award winner.

With 20 years' experience, Ben specialises in helping purpose-driven companies, charities and philanthropic leaders reach new heights.

We tell the stories that need telling. Ready to tell yours?

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WE've been proud to work with

We've provided meaningful comms & professional consultancy support to a growing number of purpose-led local, national and international businesses and charities since launching in 2020. This is just the start. 

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WE're striving to make a difference

As an award-winning independent comms consultancy driven by social purpose, we're working towards a brave new world. Acting as trusted storytellers and amplifiers, we'll help you reach the right people at the right time

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Ben Veal

Founder and Director, Chart.PR MCIPR

Second Mountain's founder is a seasoned communications professional with a results-driven mindset. With 20 years' experience spent working with household names across numerous sectors, Ben Veal is a CIPR Chartered Practitioner, content creator, podcast host and journalist. He is also a four-time Gold winner at the CIPR Pride Awards, recipient of the 2022 CIPR Mark of Excellence award and was named 'Independent PR Practitioner of the Year' at the 2023 CIPR EXCELLENCE Awards in London. He also loves sports entertainment with a passion that hasn't wavered since childhood, now hosting popular show Wrestling Life.

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Alfie veal

Chief Yappiness Officer

Small in stature, big in attitude, Alfie's never one to stay quiet for long. Always on high alert and ready to sniff out the next opportunity, Alfie is forever chasing the horizon and determined to find out what excitement lurks around the next corner. Don't let his diminutive dimensions fool you: he always makes a big impact. Life wouldn't be anywhere near as entertaining without his noisy little personality keeping us on our toes. Woof!

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Creative Consultant  |  Podcast Producer

Audio, video and graphics specialist Geoff Easton is the creative driving force behind Second Mountain's two podcasts and YouTube shows - Good Journeys and Wrestling Life.

As the founder of Tall Oak Productions, Geoff works with Second Mountain and our clients to tell their stories visually and with great impact. From audio editing and post production to video editing to social media asset creation, Geoff's work is rooted in purpose and professionalism. 

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Adam Loretz


Adam Loretz is an award-winning intelligent and thoughtful filmmaker with over 20 years' experience producing dynamic visual content for artists, businesses, brands and charities, both in the UK and internationally, with past clients including Sony, Dyson, M&S, Bupa and Microsoft. Degree-educated, Adam has a highly developed video skillset and an excellent reputation for delivering on clients' investment. Adam produced the first 20 episodes of the award-winning Good Journeys podcast, laying firm foundations for the future!

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Are you a purpose-driven business or charity looking to get your message out there?

Do you need professional, strategic communications support to tell your story?

Would you like to work with a specialist consultancy that helps good people do good? 

If this sounds like you, get in touch and climb with us. 


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