Meet the team
Caroline Harris, Managing Director
Caroline provides strategic communications advice for all Spirit Public Relations’ clients.
She has more than 25 years’ experience in the communications industry with clients from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and her work has won national PR and marketing awards.
Her strong strategic skills and commitment to her work are demonstrated in the way she has retained existing clients for many years at the same time as attracting new business for the company.
With a wide network of contacts in Bristol and the South West, before establishing Spirit Public Relations she spent many years in both consultancy and in-house roles.
Sue Amiel, Senior Consultant
Sue has been a member of the Spirit team for over eight years and has 15 years’ experience in PR and communications.
Sue previously worked for a large national PR agency, working with a range of national and international blue-chip clients.
She is a senior PR professional with strong experience in business to business PR and a thorough knowledge of the South West.
Her client experience includes property, construction, business consultancies and the environment, working with a range of companies including wind farm developers, solar companies and consultancies. She also has strong public sector experience, at both national and regional level, working for Government agencies, investment agencies, local authorities and arms-length organisations.
Suzan Uzel, Senior Consultant
With a background in journalism and PR, Suzan works with clients across the Spirit portfolio.
Her client experience spans a range of sectors including property and construction, science and technology, renewable energy and the creative industries. She has worked for major businesses as well as public sector organisations and charities.
A qualified journalist and former business correspondent, Suzan joined Spirit PR in spring 2014. She previously worked for leading regional newspapers including The Yorkshire Post.
Julie Peel, Associate Consultant
With a background in arts and consumer PR, Julie has particularly strong creative and media relations skills.
She has more than 20 years’ experience across a wide range of sectors and has worked as an associate with Caroline for 12 years, having previously worked with her at JBP Public Relations. She has developed excellent long term working relationships with her clients, which include Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal.