Juliet Simpson, one of the UK’s leading PR specialists and Founder and Chairman of Stripe Communications has joined the board at Marketing Edinburgh, bringing a fresh, strategic communications approach and years of industry experience to the organisation. This high-profile board appointment will further strengthen the organisation’s role in promoting the city as a world-leading investment and visitor capital.
Having founded Stripe Communications in 2006, Juliet became Chairman of the agency in March 2015. Over the years, Stripe has won over 40 awards for its work in consumer and brand communications, digital marketing and events.
Gordon Robertson, Chairman of Marketing Edinburgh and Director of Communications at Edinburgh Airport, said:
“We’re thrilled to welcome Juliet to the Marketing Edinburgh team. Her business acumen, communication skills and advice will be vital in assisting Marketing Edinburgh as we move forward, face fresh challenges and continue to build Edinburgh’s reputation both at home and abroad. Juliet not only brings immense experience from within the tourism sector, she has a genuine passion for the Edinburgh. I know she will play a key role in the future success and tactical development of the organisation in the coming years.”
Juliet Simpson, Chairman of Stripe Communications said:
“Edinburgh is undoubtedly one of the best cities in the world and I’m very proud to call it home. I consider it a real privilege to be joining the Marketing Edinburgh Board and I’m looking forward to playing my part in the next stage of the Marketing Edinburgh journey.”
Dedicated to promoting Edinburgh to the world, Marketing Edinburgh’s paramount objective is to champion Scotland’s capital city locally, nationally and internationally as a world-class destination in which to visit, invest, live, work and study.