The founder and driving force behind Melville Communications, Victoria is the consummate PR professional with a proven track record of achieving outstanding results. For the past 18 years, Victoria has worked with high profile organisations and start-ups across the technology, B2B and B2C sectors in the UK and Europe, including Siemens, Philips, Kodak and Experian, to name a few. Prior to launching Melville Communications in 2008, she previously worked for PR agency Inferno where she was responsible for the Microsoft UK technology audience, creating strategies and campaigns for the Server, Developer, Enterprise and Partner Business Groups and leading several key launches such as Ready ‘05 and Heroes Happen Here ‘08. Victoria graduated with BA in Public Relations and Media Studies from Exeter University in 1997.
Mumtaz’s career in public relations spans almost two decades and some of the world’s most famous technology brands. She worked in-house for Dell EMEA and its UK subsidiary for nearly six years before moving to the Microsoft Press Centre, where she progressed to Senior Product PR Officer and later Press Centre Manager. Mumtaz is a seasoned technology PR specialist with a passion for detail, who effortlessly manages Melville Communications’ systems, tools and processes to ensure the smooth running of the agency’s team. Mumtaz holds a BA in Management and Administrative Studies from Aston University. She has a keen interest in psychology and counselling and is an active member of her religious community.
Karolina Davison has a truly international background from working in Los Angeles, New York and London after leaving her native Sweden as a teenager. Following several years in marketing and communications on the agency-side and in-house, she served as PR manager for Guinness World Records in London prior to becoming an independent consultant in 2011. A keen writer, Karolina enjoys all aspects of public relations but is particularly fond of media relations and building excitement around our clients in the press. Karolina graduated with honours from Loyola Marymount University in 2001, with a BA in Business Administration, and at the top of her class from California State University, Northridge, with a Master’s degree in Mass Communication in 2007.