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: RT @lissted: Our Top ranked tweets about @Ed_Miliband's #lab14 speech from @RaheemJKassam & @hugorifkind https://t.…
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:02:48

JustinReid: Insane Lines For The iPhone 6 Around The World via @sai In Lincoln 6 in the queue @O2 had 4 phones (1 model) for sale
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:16:29

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: RT @tomdunmorestuff: Ooops, bit of an email fail from this morning. Hit the wrong button?
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:11:27

emilya: RT @lissted: Our 100+ #AppleLive top tweets have over 120,000 retweets between them. Check them out here cc @Storif…
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:38:41

mrszoedickinson: RT @lissted: 11 Celebrities who retweeted THAT photo within 1 hour #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

Senior Operations 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: Saw this image before watching #GBBO - couldn't stop chuckling whenever Diana came on!
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:26:16

TomSnee: RT @lissted: "I am Gareth!" Ed Miliband's #Lab14 Speech. Top related tweets from @PoliticsUKTD
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:07:21