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Sarah Stimson
Chief Executive
Sarah has fifteen years of PR recruitment and training experience.

Having previously worked in IT consultancy for IBM and Goldman Sachs, she made the move into PR recruitment when she joined Taylor Bennett in 2002, subsequently working for Prospect Resourcing and Indigo Red before returning to the Taylor Bennett Group to found their junior recruitment business Unicorn.

She remained as MD of Unicorn whilst also developing the Taylor Bennett Foundation’s award-winning PR traineeship programme, before subsequently moving into a role specifically focused on running the charity. She was promoted to Chief Executive in 2017.

She is also author of the book ‘How To Get A Job In PR’.

sarah@taylorbennettfoundation.org


Ada Nworgu
Head Of Programmes
Ada joined us in 2015 as Programme Manager, after over two years helping NEET (‘not in education, employment or training’) young people into work (employment and self employment), training and education at The Prince’s Trust.

With over five years experience working in the charity sector, Ada is experienced in effectively supporting the strategic aims of charitable organisations, with specific expertise in helping young people and graduates fulfil their career goals.

Ada was promoted to Head Of Programmes at the beginning of 2017, ensuring the Foundation maintains and improves its strong outcomes across all its activities. In January 2018, Ada also took over day-to-day management of the Foundation’s mentoring programme.

Ada has a degree in Business Management.

ada@taylorbennettfoundation.org


Chris Cooke
Trainer
Chris is an editor, journalist and media entrepreneur. His company 3CM UnLimited owns music business news service CMU, culture website ThisWeek London and Edinburgh Festival magazine ThreeWeeks, as well as media consultancy UnLimited Insights, which provides training and expertise to the music, media and communication industries.

With degrees in English and Law, he has specialist knowledge of the music and media sectors, corporate communications and reputation management, and the workings and evolution of copyright law, and regularly speaks and writes about these areas for his own media and elsewhere.

He also programmes the CMU Insights Conference for music business professionals at The Great Escape festival in Brighton each May and leads the acclaimed CMU:DIY education programme for young artists and future music industry talent.

He has been working with the Taylor Bennett Foundation since its inception and continues to provide core PR, media and business training to each set of trainees.

chris@taylorbennettfoundation.org


Catriona Dalglish
Placement And Training Programme Manager
Catriona is responsible for coordinating the Foundation’s new Summer Stars training and placement scheme. With previous experience as both an administrator and an office manager, Catriona has a degree in French from Queen Mary University in London and spent a year studying at Université de François Rabelais in France.

catriona@taylorbennettfoundation.org