Meri has over sixteen years working across luxury, food, drink, lifestyle and travel PR sectors. Meri has represented some of the UK’s foremost food & drink and lifestyle experiences such as Borough Market, Roast Restaurant, The Cinnamon Club, Hawksmoor and Patty&Bun and some of London’s top pop-ups; Night Tales, Swingers and Pergola on The Roof and taken pop ups to permanent with Swingers – The Crazy Golf Club, The Crystal Maze and Foley’s. Meri has also worked across luxury food and drink brands that include; Perrier Jouet & Mumm Champagnes, Courvoisier Cognac, Vestal Vodka, Moet & Chandon, Dom Perignon, Ardbeg and Glenmorangie Whisky, Freixenet and the UK’s largest online organic supermarket Abel & Cole.
Meri’s travel clients have included; The Hotel du Cap, Eden Roc, it’s sister hotel the Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa in Vence, Muse Hotel in St Tropez, The YTL Group who have hotels across Malaysia, Bali and Japan, The Palazzo Terranova in Perugia, Italy and The Arcanum, a well being sanctuary in Phuket. In the UK: The Bella Luce in Guernsey, The Bingham in Richmond, The Opera Quarter – Covent Garden’s Historic Food Quarter, South Molton Street, Brook Street and the Lanes of Mayfair.
Having previously worked in all aspects of video production – from directing, producing, editing and motion graphics, James jumped career into Public Relations in 2012. Since then he has worked on campaigns for Glenmorangie, Chandon, Estates & Wines (Moët & Chandon Wine portfolio including Cloudy Bay, Ao Yun and Numathia), Yaguara Cachaça, Island Records Craft Beer and Freixenet Cava.
James now leads on drinks for MMPR and has achieved coverage for many of the brands in the portfolio in both Trade and Lifestyle publications such as Esquire, GQ, Imbibe and most nationals.
With close to three years’ experience specialising in food, drink and lifestyle PR, Lauren has represented some of London’s reputable restaurants and bars such as Asia de Cuba, Skylounge, Café Pacifico, Mercante and Blind Spot, and has worked with one of the leading street food arenas, Street Feast. Lauren has also worked on campaigns for renowned drinks brands including Kraken Rum, Boodles Gin, Tincup Whiskey and the oldest tequila brand in the world, Jose Cuervo.
Lauren joined the MMPR team in 2016 and works across a range of projects. Her talents lie in achieving far reaching and hard hitting coverage across national, London-centric, trade and online publications.
With near three years’ experience in PR specialising in luxury food, drink and lifestyle, Stef has represented some of London’s most renowned names including Fortnum & Mason, GAIL’s Bakery, Brown’s Hotel, Farmacy, Charles Heidsieck and The Groucho Club. Her skills range from achieving relevant coverage across national, consumer, trade and online publications and extends to leading major campaigns and events. Stef has previously worked on the industry famous Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards, Capital’s star studded Summertime Ball and the celebrated champagne house, Charles Heidsieck’s new series of Maverick Encounter events.
Stef joined the MMPR team in 2017 and works across a range of projects.
Having graduated from Quest Professional with an Advanced Business Diploma, Chessie started her career in the Communications sector with a PR internship at Freuds where she experienced first-hand how an agency functions as well as learning how to implement PR strategies. Chessie then joined the MMPR team in April 2017, taking part in the MMPR internship scheme.
Chessie has been working on a range of projects since she started particularly focusing on new to the market Jackpot Peanut Butter, as well as returning marketers Eat Me Drink Me and The Wonderland Collective Pop-up. She has also supported on the launch of Patty & Bun’s Notting Hill site and the launch of Yolk first permanent site in Finsbury Avenue Square.