Meet The Team

We are a tight-knit team of talented Representers who live and breathe our clients’ businesses. Our entrepreneurial mindsets and ‘can do’ attitudes make doing business with Represent stimulating and empowering.

Let us introduce you …



Recently awarded Creative Industries Leader of the Year, Judith is well known for living and breathing her clients’ businesses. Her enviable contact list is testimony to the reputation she’s built over the last twenty years.

A firm believer that you have to keep an eye on ‘what next?’ to deliver for clients, her team knows she wants brilliant ideas & smart implementation, inextricably linked to the overall vision.

This founding partner is most definitely a hands-on operator, actively involved in her clients’ businesses and committed to delivering the highest professional standards across the team.

Hailing from Northern Ireland, Gráinne (pronounced – Gronya) has a background in journalism and 15 years’ experience devising and delivering PR and comms strategies for businesses and brands across the globe.

She will get to grips with your business, your target market and key messages before devising a PR campaign that delivers reach, awareness and cut-through with winning results.

When OOO, Gráinne enjoys family-time, getting outdoors and staying active.



Account Manager, Erin Bertram

Erin holds an MA in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and has been part of the Represent team for three years. Her expertise lies in crafting compelling content across blogs, social media, opinion pieces and news articles. 

Erin is adept at delivering impactful copy and campaigns across a spectrum of industries, finding out what makes businesses tick and effectively connecting them with their target audiences.

However, she knows that writing doesn’t just have to read well, it has to deliver too – whether that is keyword optimised blogs, eye-catching news lines or social media friendly wording. 

Reliable and friendly, she will be in regular contact with your team, updating them on our latest activity, reporting on monthly KPIs or simply asking how it’s going!


Achieving a first-class honours in English literature and Spanish from the University of Southampton, Melissa worked as Marketing and PR specialist at Yoga Alliance Professionals where she spent three years developing and executing successful digital comms & PR strategies.

A master and securing coverage, Melissa gained coverage in national titles including The Telegraph, Metro and Marie Claire magazine. 

With experience in both traditional and digital PR, Melissa’s skill is in producing creative content that delivers across all platforms. 

Constantly curious, Melissa will get to know your industry inside and out in order to produce innovative campaigns that deliver measurable impact. 

When she’s not keeping up with world events, you can find Melissa running around the streets of Edinburgh, or walking her dog Luca. 

Account Manager, Melissa Albarran

Account Manager, Emily de Vale

With seven years’ experience in branding and digital communications, Emily cut her teeth at the world’s largest independent design agency, account managing LDF and East Bank.

Previously, she delivered the digital marketing strategy at a PropTech start-up, after managing the social media and creating content at a global business consultancy.

She has built an enthusiasm to take your brand communications as close to the cutting edge as you are willing to go.

Emily spends her downtime at art exhibitions and contemporary circus performances with friends, or on countryside adventures with her family.

The first part of Michelle’s career was spent working with Ministers in Whitehall delivering high profile communication campaigns. Roles in higher education followed including a job as Deputy Director of Communications & Public Affairs at the University of Edinburgh.

After a career break, a move to the private sector included agency roles and in-house with a tech start-up.

She’ll always set the bar high for your communications strategy.  Using sound judgement, to carefully nurture your stakeholder relationships, she’ll build and enhance your reputation.

Michelle co-founded and manages Outwith Festival, a music & arts festival in Fife and is a trustee with charity, Sight Scotland.

PR & Digital Director, Michelle McWilliams

Digital Strategist,

Hannah Tulloch

As well as delivering an excellent client service, Hannah, a judge at the PR Week Awards, brings bucket loads of strategic digital comms and PR experience to any campaign.

She’ll get under the skin of your business before designing a digital comms strategy to help your business grow.

Outside of the office, you’ll find Hannah hanging out with her family, exploring new running routes, or travelling to new places.

Raised in the US, Mary Helen first moved to Scotland in 2019 to pursue a Joint Degree (MA) in Sustainable Development and Business Management at the University of St Andrews. Now as the course comes to an end, Mary Helen decided to take her interest in PR and Marketing further by interning at Represent.

Since joining Represent, she has worked on high profile events including the Royal Highland Show, attended photoshoots, and developed her copywriting skills. Dependable and eager, with southern charm to boot, Mary Helen ensures the team is well supported so as to deliver the best for your business.

In her spare time, Mary Helen can be found at the beach, surfboard in hand!


Mary Helen


10 Downing Street has Larry the Cat and 57 Calton Road has Tiggy!

Our cockapoo works ‘flexibly’ and keep us healthy and motivated with daily walks, playful breaks, and even some pet therapy.

PR can be a dog-eat-dog world after all!

“Three words to describe Represent?  Proactive, Powerful & Precise!” 

Naomi Strickland, owner of Taymouth Marina

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