ESTABLISHED WITH PURPOSE
Helping good firms and business leaders do good, by sharing their stories and accomplishments. That's our mission.
Second Mountain Comms' story began in 2020. Launched during the toughest of years, we're part of a movement of impact-led businesses that are working towards a brighter future.
Purpose-driven companies and charities have taken centre stage during uncertain times. Ethical values matter more than ever before. Society needs leaders guided by a firm moral compass to shape our world.
These are the firms that we support and champion: those who work with integrity, conviction and aim to make a positive difference.
Second Mountain is founded by Ben Veal, an experienced PR and corporate comms professional and former journalist. Ben, alongside a team of trusted creative partners and a faithful four-legged friend, supports a select client base of purpose-driven companies and charities.
Together, we tell stories that need telling.
PROUD TO WORK WITH
We provide meaningful communications support and consultancy to a growing number of with local, national and international businesses and charities, and work as a trusted consultant to agency partners.
MEET THE CHANGE-MAKERS
As a boutique comms consultancy driven by social purpose, we provide brilliant clients with a full, integrated service in partnership with top creative folk: from PR and copywriting to media training, brand consultancy and photography. Acting as professional storytellers and amplifiers, we'll help you reach the right people in the right way at the right time.
Founder and Director
Second Mountain's founder is a seasoned communications professional with a results-driven mindset. With 15 years' PR experience, working with household names across the technology, food and drink, healthcare and lifestyle sectors, Ben Veal is a passionate content writer, a CIPR Accredited Practitioner, CIPR South West Chair, a Trustee for Wiltshire Youth for Christ and People against Poverty, and won the 2021 Gold CIPR Pride Award for 'Independent PR Practitioner of the Year'. Boom.
Ethical Business Consultant
Danielle Thompson founded Unthread Advisory with a mission to make balancing profit and purpose just business as usual. Inspired by creating a better working world for the next generation, she helps SMEs through consultancy and group programmes to create force-for-good operating models and ways of working. With a background spanning supply chain, customer strategy, employee engagement and change management as well as running purpose-driven high growth small businesses, she is well versed in what it takes to blend commercial success with wider societal change.
Chief Yappiness Officer
Small in stature, big in attitude, Alfie is 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: Alfie always makes a big impact. Life wouldn't be anywhere near entertaining without his noisy little personality keeping us on our toes. Woof.
Award-winning photographer James Musselwhite has spent the last 15 years providing his creative and professional photography services to small businesses to large corporations. An MPA Master Photographer and Canon endorsed professional, James’ talents go far beyond the technical. With a strong understanding of visual messaging, his real expertise lies in bringing the personalities of people, businesses and services to life on the screen.
Robin Worrall is the Founder and Creative Director of Rednine, where he builds and shapes brands to help tell their story. His creativity has powered the success of startups, international brands and leading UK charities including the Charlie Waller Trust and Cerebral Palsy Cymru. Previous appointments have included Creative Adviser to HRH The Duke of York, directing Pitch@Palace, the internationally acclaimed entrepreneur network.
Sarah Joy is a highly creative and inventive graphic designer with over fifteen years' experience and a terrific eye for the little touches that make a big difference. Specialising in print design and vector illustration, she has also designed graphics for screen and video. Her work with both corporate and charitable clients shows that she brings her professionalism, attention to detail and sweet style to each and every project.
MEANINGFUL COMMS FOR A BRAVE NEW WORLD.
OUR TRUSTED (AND BRILLIANT) CREATIVE PARTNERS
With 20 years' media training experience, Steve Hemsley has trained executives from companies including M&S, Barclays, RBS, Boots, Disney, WPP, PepsiCo and Britvic, as well as a host of established technology and marketing firms and start-ups. Steve specialises in teaching how to make the most out of any journalist interaction, understanding body language and tone of voice, and how to remain confident and in control during media interviews.
Web Developer & UX Designer
Rob Clark's worked in the digital media world since 2009, and is passionate about building quality, clean websites and designing digital platforms with the user in mind. Having worked closely alongside English Heritage, MEI and others, Rob has substantial experience working with leading web technologies and is very familiar with CMS systems such as WordPress, Joomla, Perch and Shopify. He holds a Masters degree in UX design.
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.
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