With years of experience between us, we have developed a tried and tested approach that ensures the best outcomes for all parties.

All our programmes are:

  • Specifically tailored to each project
  • Delivered on budget and on time
  • Pre-planned with a clear roadmap, but with flexibility built in to enable swift and agile responses to changing circumstances
  • Focused on identifying and mobilising support, ensuring concerns are heard
  • Supported by ongoing communications with stakeholders at all levels, from local residents and parish councils, to county councillors and MPs.

Who you’ll
work with

Mary Graham

Mary cut her teeth in a leading London communications and public affairs agency, working on contentious issues such as the privatisation of The Post Office and defending the Co-Operative Wholesale Society against a hostile takeover bid. She then moved in-house to the Financial Services Authority, heading up the marketing and communications team. Currently supporting the Esso Southampton-Heathrow aviation pipeline stakeholder engagement project, as well as working with the sustainable transport team at Essex County Council on their active travel campaign, Mary is also a director of the Yellobelly brand communications agency.

Jessica Topham

With 20 years’ experience, Jess has planned and delivered consultation programmes for a wide variety of companies and projects, including local and national housebuilders; renewable energy companies; commercial developers; parish, district and county councils; infrastructure delivery companies; supermarkets; train operating companies; football clubs; ports; outdoor adventure companies, and even a church!

What we can do for you

  • Community & stakeholder engagement
  • Political & community research
  • Consultation strategy & planning
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Media relations
  • Political liaison
  • Event management
  • Online consultation
  • Reporting & analysis

Creative backā€‘up
when needed

Engagement Matters is part of the Yellobelly brand communications agency group.

Established in 2003, Yellobelly partners with clients to grow businesses by designing, writing and delivering communications that stand out through creative flair, strategic understanding and high quality production values. If your community engagement project requires creative inputs or outputs, Yellobelly is on hand to deliver.

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