Meet the team

Claire Dumbreck MCIPR

Your PR & marketing strategist

Claire grew up in and around race tracks and rally stages. She held public relations roles at General Motors (for Vauxhall, Opel, Cadillac and Chevrolet) managing international vehicle launches, product and motorsport communications and manufacturing PR –- which included a short stint assembling Astra doors! A detour to the world of management consulting saw Claire look after external relations for McKinsey & Co.’s EU manufacturing practice for five years, making her the ideal strategy development partner to Propel Technology clients' CEOs and management

Beth Osborne MPRCA, MCIM, Chartered Marketer

Your B2B PR & marketing expert

With a background working for one of the UK's largest highways technology companies, Beth has years of experience marketing complex products with long sales cycles to the B2B market. She has taken on everything from organising AGMs to copy writing press releases, articles and increasing web traffic and sales - in fact all the elements our clients come to us for help with! At Propel, Beth leads our client work in heating and cooling.

Phillip Bingham

Your technical writer

Phil has worked as a copywriter, staff and freelance writer for high-circulation consumer magazines and their associated websites and held senior roles in PR and marketing communications agencies. He’s also an editor and author of numerous factual books. As an associate of the Propel team, Phil brings a broad and relevant range of industry sector expertise, particularly in automotive, motorsport, and building and engineering services (including sustainability), as well as local government, pensions, manufacturing, trade associations, and skills training.

Jonny Sharp

Your media relations specialist

Jonny is a media relations expert with wealth of experience in B2B and B2C sectors, both agency and client side. He is a former national newspaper and magazine journalist with a highly developed ‘news sense’ and ‘selling in’ knowhow. He has nearly 20 years’ PR experience in several sectors including IT, automotive, healthcare, housebuilding, higher education, regional development, cleaning, housing, civil engineering, metering & billing, satellite communications and NGOs. At Propel, Jonny is our housing and heating specialist.

Kev Jones

Your videographer

Video is an underexploited tool but one we are getting increasing successful at convincing our clients to adopt. Kev manages the entire shoot and editing process, keeping costs down and communications tight. There’s not many environments he hasn’t filmed, with work covering luxury hotels and race tracks to company events and product showcases. Clients love having Kev around. Keeping everyone calm, he maintains control of the most chaotic shoot.

Madeleine Bendall

Your PR administrator

Previously working with well-known companies to maintain their brand presence in store and manage their representatives in the field means Madeleine knows how to keep everything running smoothly.