About Social

We Are Social

Welcome to our profile! We are an integrated agency offering a unique blend of strategic insight and imaginative delivery to help our clients find their voice and set them apart from the competition.  Our work is driven by a goal of changing lives, helping businesses to grow and unlocking the potential of the communities in which we operate.

With offices in Manchester, Leeds and Bristol, we’re unified by our agency DNA: we listen, we engage, and we create. Our approach covers a range of specialisms from marketing, PR, creative and design, stakeholder engagement and political communications.    

Our award-winning reputation for delivering helps attract clients across both the public and private sectors – drawn from housing, education, energy, planning, infrastructure, technology, and more. And our hugely talented and experienced teams are experts in communicating across all walks of life – from the pub to Parliament. 

Meet the Team: 

John Quinton-Barber
Founder & Chief Executive
Rob Luke
Group Director
Pete Wrathmell
Managing Director, Leeds
Diana MacCarthy
Managing Director, Manchester
Ben Lowdnes
Managing Director, South West
Claire Quansah
Head of Client & Business Development
Martin Owen, Commercial Finance Director
National College for High Speed Rail

Social Communications have been a valuable and essential part of our life in getting ourselves open and telling the world what we are about. An integral part of our marketing effort, to have got the level of exposure we have as a completely new entity would not have been achievable without their help. 

Karl Hallows, Director of Development and Sale
Brio Retirement Living

Our team have worked in a genuine partnership relationship with Social Communications. From the development of the brand, customer profiling, data selection and engagement, throughBrio Retirement Living to full multichannel marketing communications, events, PR, website, social media and lead generation - a true extension to our marketing team. 

Andrew Long, Chief Executive
Extra MSA Group

From strategic political engagement and community consultation through to effective media work and creative design, Social Communications have played a crucial role in helping us to secure a unanimous planning consent. They have proved to be a flexible and expert team that has been very supportive.