The Team.

The people behind Keene.

Simon Quarendon


Simon is the consultancy’s Chairman and has strategic oversight of all clients.

Jake Rigg

Managing Director

Jake specialises in government relations activities on financial services, tax and competition in the UK and the EU. He also specialises in planning and stakeholder engagement.

Alan Reid

Senior Advisor

Alan has enjoyed a long career in PR, gathering experience across the corporate sectors as well as public affairs and political consultancy work.

Andrew Mackay

Senior Advisor

Andrew has 30 years’ corporate communication, financial and investor relations experience.

Samantha Kirton

Senior Consultant

A way with words, Sam is a natural born copywriter and blogger and has cut her teeth on a range of public and private sector PR accounts during her 15 years in the business.

Jack Taylor


Jack’s background is in domestic politics, having worked in various research position in both the Commons and the Lords. He has a particular interest in matters pertaining to infrastructure, transport and development.

Michael White


Michael is an early adopter and enthusiast of social media platforms, he specialises in using digital communication to meet business objectives.

Jennifer Moffatt


Our resident trade representation specialist executing high profile campaigns for travel clients. Jennifer also has a flair for creative, brand and design.