Anna Davies, Director
Anna has over ten years of Public Relations, Communications, Marketing and Publishing experience.
She spent five years at the National Farmers' Union Scotland as Public Relations and Communications Manager with responsibility for media relations, editing the membership magazine (The Scottish Farming Leader) and other communications before working as Marketing and Communications Manager with Scotland Food & Drink.
Anna studied Psychology at Edinburgh University and so has genuine interest and experience in how businesses can communicate with their customers in the most effective way.
She also has a Chartered Institute of Public Relations qualification which has strengthened her knowledge of Public Relations theory and, importantly for you and your business, effective practice and strategy.
In the past, Anna has also worked for Scottish Field Magazine helping clients with advertising their businesses and writing for the magazine on subjects such as Property and Finance.
Outside of work Anna enjoy riding her horses, walking the dogs and spending time on the East Lothian farm where she lives with her husband. Anna is also a Director of the United East Lothian Agricultural Society which runs the annual Haddington Show.
Anna's passion for and knowledge of rural Scotland means that when you choose Scene & Herd you are making the right choice.
Ross (Monty) Montague
Formerly Director of the Scottish Countryside Alliance, Monty has now teamed up with Scene & Herd in order to expand the offering for new and existing clients.
Monty has considerable knowledge of rural Scotland, Scottish politics and rural campaigning. With an in depth knowledge of rural ngo's and rural organisations as well as political lobbying and briefing experience, Monty adds to expertise offered by Scene & Herd whilst also strengthening existing services such as event management and copy writing.
Monty lives near Lauder with his wife and together they are involved in the family farm, producing lamb which they sell direct to the public.
When required, we have additional experts we can call upon for certain projects:
Graeme Davies, Director, Sponsorship Consulting
Graeme has worked in the sponsorship industry for almost ten years, with a broad range of clients including Unilever, Siemens, BP, Orange, Scottish Widows and Standard Chartered Bank. Graeme spent two years working for Shell, where he negotiated and managed six new sponsorships, including Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
In 2009, he moved back up to Edinburgh to establish the new Scottish office of Sponsorship Consulting.
Graeme is a specialist in partnership marketing, advising organisations how they can work together to reach audiences and achieve their objectives. He is CPD Accredited by the European Sponsorship Association as well as a contributing speaker at industry events in the UK and internationally.
Graeme worked alongside me on the Royal Highland Show President's Initiative - "Discover Careers...from farm to fork".
Gordon has many years' experience in business management and strategic planning, particularly in the fields of property and estate management. He also works with clients on environmental management, business continuity planning and crisis management, particularly relations with the media and external agencies.
He is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects' Design Quality Forum, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has also worked as a member of the Government's Advisory Committee on Business and the Environment.
Semi-retired, Gordon can be called upon to offer his expertise whenever required.