RealWire Limited

Delivering Relevance, Releasing Influence

The Team

A little bit about the people behind RealWire...

Adam Parker

Chief Executive

Adam is responsible for the strategy and development of the business. Adam took on his executive role in early 2006, having been a Non-Executive director since the company began.

Adam is a Chartered Accountant and has previously spent over nine years with PricewaterhouseCoopers working in the Corporate Finance and Business Advisory service lines.

David Sheppard

Non-Executive Chairman

David works alongside Adam, setting the company’s strategic aims and reviewing and managing performance against the company’s objectives. He has over 30 years management, marketing and communications experience, mostly at board level.

Over the course of his career David has worked in a wide and diverse range of industries in the UK and US including, telecoms, gas, consumer, chemicals, banking, and aircraft engineering, winning a number of PRCA, BAIE and other awards for his work.

Justin Reid

Technology Manager

Justin has been working alongside RealWire since 2001 developing the website and web services for both senders and receivers of news. In his current role he still acts as the lead developer whilst building the web team and overseeing wider technological enhancements to the service and organisation.

@AdParker

AdParker: RT @Whatleydude: @mediaczar @RaxLakhani Buzzfeed Community means *anyone* can upload a post (http://t.co/DFSDY1usn8). Author has no other…
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:07:08
@JustinReid

JustinReid: MOTHER OF PEARL! LmAO... Old Spice ALS Ice Bucket Challenge http://t.co/Euna6kQRB9
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:51:40

Giles Shorthouse

Business Development Manager

Initially working for the operations team, Giles brings good insight to the account management team, helping clients get the most from the RealWire service. Giles is responsible for existing accounts, handling service enquiries and demonstrating the service.

Emily Aitchison

Client Services Manager

Emily originally began life at RealWire in the service delivery team, but quickly moved to account development position. Emily is now responsible for a number of clients, providing guidance and advice, and ensuring her clients get the very most from the RealWire service.

Zoe Dickinson

Excellence Manager

Zoe has worked with the service delivery team since joining RealWire back in 2006 after completing her degree in Marketing and Public Relations. She now holds the Media Services Manager position, and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the RealWire service team, ensuring releases are distributed on time and to the correct contacts, and also managing all media relations with editors.

@GilesS

GilesS: RT @DDMacRae: Hey PRs! We're hosting a champagne breakfast on Sep 17 to you all about OUR news. Let me know if you'd like to attend! $:)+<
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:17:16
@emilya

emilya: This makes me think of you @miss_pippa http://t.co/Fc0RcbhK9q
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:14:43
@mrszoedickinson

mrszoedickinson: RT @lissted: 11 Celebrities who retweeted THAT photo within 1 hour http://t.co/zIMqBiwh7g #selfie #oscars
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:01:39

Samantha Sharp

Operations Manager

Samantha joined RealWire in 2011 as part of our Operations team ensuring releases are distributed and monitored for efficiently. Samantha is a graduate in Marketing Communications and Advertising from Sheffield Hallam University. Originally born in Scotland and has lived in Wales, but considers Lincoln her home.

Tom Snee

Service Delivery Executive

Tom joined RealWire in 2012, distributing and monitoring releases for clients as part of the Operations Team. Originally from Gainsborough, Tom is a Media and Journalism graduate of the University of Huddersfield, and currently lives in Nottingham.

@Samantha5harp

Samantha5harp: Saw this image before watching #GBBO - couldn't stop chuckling whenever Diana came on! http://t.co/Ejcep6rnEr
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:26:16
@TomSnee

TomSnee: That last RT was more for the excellent poster as opposed to being overly bothered with Jim White...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:39:30