When you work with Pulse you work with individuals, who are bound together by meaningful work. Be that supporting an organisation that is misunderstood, a product that will make for a better world or simply something that appeals to our personal interests.

Simon Milton
Founder and Strategic Consultant

The heart of Pulse and helping to inspire clients. Works in the moment, shaping what is needed to help clients navigate a more purposeful world.

Visionary – Connector – Coach

17 years at Pulse. 30 years experience in corporate PR and brand communications

Iona Bourke
Executive Assistant

Brings a fresh and enthusiastic approach to her work. Always willing to help out and rise to a new challenge.

Collaborative – Imaginative – Supportive

New to Pulse

Andrew Leith
Creative Director

Driven by research and intuitive human insight. Builds imaginative, left-field solutions that are both practical and original.

Guide – Inventor – Realist

9 years at Pulse. 20 years experience in brand development and strategy

Claudia Buffini

Respectful and collaborative, Claudia brings a purposeful approach to all her work. A great team player and our social media champion.

Listener – Fresh perspective – Considerate

2 years at Pulse

Iago John

Balances different perspectives to guide clients through projects. Works with tenacity and patience to deliver value.

Curious – Energetic – Pragmatic

7 years at Pulse. 12 years experience in PR, communications planning and business counselling

Laura Watcham

Intuitive and respectful. Ensures projects are set up and executed to plan. Champion of Pulse’s emotional heart.

Detailed – Helpful – Intuitive

11 years at Pulse. 14 years managing communications programmes with B2B corporates in engineering sectoe.

Kieron Lewis
Senior Designer

Experience designer brings energy and alternative approaches to his role at Pulse.

Creative – Collaborator – Fresh approach

New to Pulse

Mona Ishaq

A careful listener seeking to understand clients’ issues in their terms. Feeds insights into project teams.

Open-minded – Precise – Supportive

8 years at Pulse

Simon Taylor
Strategic Consultant

An eye for detail in developing and executing communications plans. Direct and unflappable no matter how big the project.

Focused – Big-picture – Decision-maker

10 years at Pulse. 30 years experience in international, environmental affairs. Specialist in energy, technology sector

Jacqueline Milton

Works with rigour so that projects run smoothly from tender to final invoice.  A warm intelligence that guides sensible decisions.


Listener- Detailed – Fair

17 years at Pulse.  18 years’ experience in international event management and sports sponsorship.


Robert Goodsell
Strategic Consultant

Creates order and direction from uncertainty and ambiguity. Steers organisational cultures to act purposefully.

Problem solver – Coach – Deep thinker

13 years at Pulse. 35 years strategy and organisational development experience

Emily Palmer

Enthusiastic and experienced PR and media consultant who brings a fresh approach to Pulse.

Thoughtful – Fresh Approach – Supportive

2 years at Pulse

James Dunne

Understands the big issues faced by organisations ands seeds the programmes to create cultural change.

Effervescent – Strategic – Networker

5 years at Pulse

Collaborating makes us stronger
Robert James
Film Producer/Director

An experienced film director and scriptwriter in international television, Robert has produced award-winning films for companies in many industry sectors around the world.

David Nyheim
Strategic Consultant

David believes it is possible to make the world a better place, have fun, and make a good living. In that spirit he set up INCAS, which works at the nexus of peace, development and corporate investment. David’s career involves 20 years as a peace-maker and strategist.

He has extensive experience in dialogue process design and facilitation, stabilisation strategy development, early warning and risk assessment, and work on armed violence reduction.

Daniel Stanley
Consultant - Mobilisation and Movement building

Daniel founded Small Axe in 2011, a non-profit building movements for a better world. Since then he has worked with organisations across the world including Médecins San Frontiéres, Action Aid and Save the Children to grow their supporter base and mobilise mass campaigns.

Daniel’s specialism is finding the right framing and strategiic language to inspire and action any issue across diverse demography and psychography.

Simon Matthews
Strategic Consultant

Simon has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and bran communications. He started his career at consultancy Valin Pollen, then moved to Omnicom-owned Fishburn Hedges (now Fleishman Hillard Fishburn) where he became MD, CEO and then Chairman.


Simon has advised major brands and non-profit organisations on corporate communications, brand reputation and sustainability issues.

Ian Jenkins
Consultant Insight

Ian is a senior qualitative and quantitative insight practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in consumer behaviour, new product development, advertising and brand development research.

Utilising immersive qualitative, social and quantitative approaches, Ian is passionate about helping clients understand how customers’ relationships with brands can be used to develop new opportunities and better ways of doing things.

Andy Turner
Andy Turner

A senior-level consultant to executive leadership teams. He specialises in public relations reputational and corporate communications issues.

As well as co-founding a successful PR agency, Andy is also a widely published business writer. He brings valuable cross-cultural experience and has worked with a diverse range of clients.

James Chorley
Graphic Designer

James is a ‘can-do’ graphic designer who helps to bolster our own design team. He brings both a wide range of skills and an understanding of our team and how we work. James instinctively knows what we and our clients value.

A long-time collaborator with Pulse, he slots in like a perfectly shaped 6th gear.