CYRA PARKES : FOUNDER
Cyra founded 930 Communications in 2006. She has worked in public relations and marketing since 2001, focusing on the property and planning sector since 2004.
Cyra has an in-depth understanding of the issues associated with development proposals and the ability to communicate complex planning applications to communities. She is highly effective in building positive relationships with a range of stakeholders.
She has had extensive experience of devising and implementing public consultation campaigns in a variety of sectors — including renewable energy, regeneration, residential, retail and education — throughout the UK.
STEVE BRYSON : SENIOR CONSULTANT
Steve has more than 25 years’ experience in public relations specialising in property and, in particular, community engagement and the provision of communications support throughout the planning and construction process for major development projects. He was previously a director of specialist property PR agency Halogen, and before that he was a founding director of the top-50 PR agency, Camargue.
His experience encompasses all sectors including town and city centre regeneration, retail, residential, commercial and renewables. He has pioneered the use of opinion polling and other techniques to generate evidence of public support in otherwise hostile public consultation environments.
IAN CARLEY : DESIGN & ANIMATION
With over 30 years' experience in broadcast motion graphics, Ian designs and produces all of 930 Communications' graphical requirements — including communications materials and exhibition boards. Experienced in art direction, sound design, editing and storyboarding, he also helps to produce videos and fly-throughs for our clients.
STEVE CARLEY : VIDEO PRODUCTION
Steve's area of expertise is producing short films to help communicate clients' key messages. He is particularly passionate about creating films to inspire positive change, raise awareness and promote social responsibility.
CHARMAINE CRISP : CONSULTANT
Charmaine has worked in PR and Event Management for over 11 years. She has experience in organising and attending community consultation exhibitions and stakeholder meetings for a range of property, renewable energy and retail clients.
CHRIS BENNION : PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT & SUPPORT
Chris has over 20 years’ experience in design and print production management, plus the provision of day-to-day support for PR campaigns.
As well as having extensive experience of print buying and production management of all communications materials, she has wide experience of the organisation and management of exhibitions and events, particularly those associated with community engagement.