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.
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.
Francis has 18+ years of agency experience in Greater China with Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing as her hubs. She currently runs our Shanghai and Beijing operations leading a team of 20 across PR, Content & Digital Marketing functions with her extensive knowledge and experience in travel & hospitality, wine & spirits, design & architecture, luxury property and other lifestyle 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.
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.
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.