Our highly skilled and experienced teams approach every opportunity with passion and professionalism, always delivering exceptional results.
Paul is a seasoned PR professional who began consulting in 1993, and jointly founded GHC Asia with Lynn Grebstad in 1998. Paul is a graduate in English Literature from Oxford University and a master of the English language with extensive writing and broadcasting experience across Asia and the UK. He is also Asia Pacific Editor for American Express Centurion and Departures Magazines.
Nicola has a strong international background, originally from London, which includes in-house experience in luxury hospitality, working for restaurateurs such as Gordon Ramsay. She joined GHC Asia in 2011 leading the group with a multidisciplinary approach linking public relations with branding, marketing, digital and commerce.
Jessie holds an MA in PR and Communications as well as over 10 years agency experience, and oversees the Hong Kong and Singapore PR teams in client service best practice and campaign creation. Her international expertise crosses a wide range of industries including luxury, travel, consumer, fashion, food and retail.
Crystal has a wealth of PR experience both within agencies and in-house for international companies, most recently Cathay Pacific. Crystal develops dynamic and integrated strategies for clients across the region, with a strong focus on Hong Kong and Southern China.
Karen has over 8 years’ experience in the PR & Communications industry, working with a host of luxury lifestyle brands. Bringing integrated PR experience as a Hong Kong team lead, Karen thrives on creative thinking and has a strong understating of building influencer advocacy for brands.
Alice has worked in communications for over eight years in both in-house and agency roles. She has been with GHC Asia since 2016 working with corporate, tourism, luxury lifestyle, hospitality and international theme park clients. Alice also has experience in managing mega events.
Kiki has worked in PR & communications industry for over eight years in both in-house and agency roles. She holds a Bachelor degree in communications and MA degree in cultural studies. Her PR experience varies from Hong Kong Tourism Board to Hong Kong Design Centre. She is familiar with Hong Kong cultural and lifestyle scenes as well as strong cross section of media and influencers. She has been working with entertainment and lifestyle clients.
Philip is an all-round digital marketer with both a technical and creative-based background. He is experienced in digital and online marketing, social media, ad buying and website production. Philip works closely with the PR engagement teams, driving the digital practice from Hong Kong.
Francis is a Hong Kong born Canadian with 18+ years of marketing agency experience in Greater China with Hong Kong and Shanghai as her major hubs. Francis leads a team of 15 in our Shanghai office across PR, Content & Digital Marketing functions with her extensive knowledge and experience across the travel & hospitality, design & architecture, retail & property, wine & spirits and art & culture sectors.
Canadian with over a decade of Public Relations & Marketing experience in the China market, Kathleen is bilingual in English and Chinese and specializes in Hospitality and Travel Industry Communications in China. Kathleen’s comprehensive experience from both the in-house and agency side gives her a well-rounded perspective to communications strategy.
Chris has over 8 years of experience in PR & Marketing. Prior to joining GHC Asia in 2012, Chris worked in event project management for the Auto and Luxury Property industries. Chris has experience as agency account lead for a number of Travel and Hospitality clients. Besides retainer account management, Chris supports Business Development and contributes to new client pitching.
Justin is an American with 10+ years’ experience in content as a technical writer, journalist, managing editor and communications consultant. He has lived and worked in Shanghai since 2005, holding editorial positions at major English language lifestyle publications and consulting in luxury, hospitality, travel, automotive, and government sectors. Justin spearheads content strategy for clients in addition to his account management role within GHC Asia.
Renee has worked in communications for over seven years in both in-house and agency roles. She has been with GHC Asia since 2015 working with luxury, hospitality, tourism and lifestyle clients. Prior to joining GHC Asia, Renee’s experience includes several years of experience with in-house sales & marketing for luxury hotel brands.
Denise has a strong background in integrated marketing and PR, from a range of sectors including technology, education, F&B, travel and lifestyle. Her bilingual communication skills and strong digital mindset make her a highly skilled PR professional with a great understanding of the communications landscape in China.
Joleena is a highly experienced PR professional with a long and illustrious in-house career with some of the most prestigious names in the hospitality industry, including Shangri-la and most recently Capella Hotels & Resorts. She has a wealth of experience leading international PR campaigns, and a well-established international media network.