Technology businesses are going where no one has gone before. And you need a partner who can understand your vision, connecting you with your customers to build trusted and profitable relationships.

We are intellectually curious and are fascinated about where technology is going to take us next.

We know how to take innovative technology and communicate it in ways that people understand in the context of their daily lives – whether at work or in the home. We are experts at building your credibility and visibility.

Senior Management

Our senior management team is made up of highly experienced professionals with diverse skill sets and impressive track records.
Richard Merrin

Richard Merrin

Managing Director

Public relations professional with 25 plus years’ experience in the field of enterprise IT, business to business and reputation management. Richard is heavily involved in the IT industry bodies such as the Cloud Industry Forum, as well as an active member of the Guild of Communications in the City of London.

With pan-European and wider global experience he is expert in helping companies enter the UK market – he is a Board member of the international PR network GlobalCom.

Richard has experience ranging from start-ups to mid-tier private sector enterprises as well as private equity backed turnarounds, AIM listed and FTSE 250 corporates.

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Adam Hartley

Adam Hartley

Head of Content

Adam is a former technology journalist and editor, with over 20 years of PR experience in B2B / consumer technology and gaming.

In his role as Spreckley’s Head of Content, Adam is passionate about helping technology start-ups grow and develop their brands, products and services through a mix of carefully targeted PR campaigns with high quality and engaging earned, paid, social and owned content.

As a former tech news editor, Adam ensures that all of Spreckley’s content and PR campaigns are constantly monitoring and reacting to fast-changing news agendas, in order to keep our clients in the news and front of mind across their target audiences, medias and influencers.

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Anum Davis

Anum Davis

New Business Director

Anum joined Spreckley in January 2019 as a Business Development Manager and is now at the centre of the agency’s growth and new business.

Her responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the new business process including prospecting, generating new leads, pipeline management and reporting as well as handling inbound requests for quotes, coordinating pitches and proposals and leading on the response for tenders and RFPs. She’s instrumental in managing all prospect / new client relationships and works closely with GlobalCom PR Network on international market PR requests.

Her previous roles include new business management in other leading PR consultancies as well as over 10 years’ sales and business development experience within the media and communications industry.

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Michelle Hatcher

Michelle Hatcher

Director

Michelle joined Spreckley Partners in August 2021 after gaining several years’ experience in B2B, Proptech and EdTech as a PR consultant.

As Head of Public Relations for EdTech start-up, Learned.Live, she secured their shortlist entry for Disruptor Of The Year award at the GBEA 2021 and led their thought leadership campaign on Brand Strategy in Technology which saw coverage across 19 leading Tech publications including Wealth Tribune and FinTech Herald.  Michelle also secured their placement of No.14 in TechRound’s Top 30 EdTech Companies of 2021.

A former business journalist, Michelle volunteers for the University of Portsmouth as a Business Mentor and is a recently appointed Trustee for the London AIDS Memorial.

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Sean Hand

Sean Hand

Junior Account Director

Sean joined Spreckley as an Account Executive in June 2015 and is now responsible for the day-to-day direction of a number of clients at the company.

With nine years of PR and marketing experience under his belt, his expertise covers a broad range of sectors and specialist areas, including financial and regulatory compliance, technology and IT, telecoms, education and retail. His client portfolio encompasses organisations such as disaster recovery specialist Databarracks, print hardware and software provider Kyocera, after-school tuition expert Learning Hive, and mental health start-up MYNDUP.

Alongside his account management skills, Sean is a content specialist, frequently taking responsibility for writing projects on behalf of clients. These include research papers, client case studies and thought leadership articles.

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