Getting to Know Stuart Skinner

Stuart Skinner is an Associate Director at The PHA Group and heads up the Entrepreneur and Business team. Find out more about what makes him tick below…


What’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever done?

You’d have to ask Emma, my wife, but I did propose to her on the balcony of an orchard, with a panoramic view over Rome

Best bit of advice received?
Find a solution, not a problem.

If you could be any animal what would it be and why?
Frankel the racehorse; a champion and he’s just been put out to stud for the rest of his life

What’s your signature dish?
Pasta bake
What’s the best campaign you’ve worked on?
Too many to mention but currently the Young Enterprise ‘Save a Lost Generation’ campaign
If you weren’t working in PR what would you be doing?
I thought for a long time I’d missed my vocation as a Formula One driver – I hadn’t Your dream PR client?
Bahamas Tourist Board

You’ve worked hard to get where you are today, what’s the secret to your success?
Hard work, passion and a brilliant team

How do you continue to reinvent long-term clients in the media?
Get closer to their businesses and come up with ideas that promote new initiatives and tie in seamlessly with the business plan

What’s the toughest PR challenge you have ever faced?
Selling in a new traffic information text service to national newspapers carrying page ads for the AA and RAC

Outside of your department, which other client in the company would you most like to work on and why?
Urban Golf for those Friday lunchtime client meetings

Finally, who would play you in a film?
Damian Lewis

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