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For over 35 years BCM has exclusively practised B2B public relations, working in close partnership with our clients to deliver results-driven solutions to any communication challenge.
Stephen Ballard, Managing Director at BCM Public Relations
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Vast network of international writers & media contacts

We come into work every day to help your business stand out from the crowd.

Having gathered a vast network of international writers and media contacts and sector specific experience, we are able to build enviable reputations for industry leaders.

Our specialist knowledge of your sector means we can immediately focus our effort on the analysis, strategies, content and engagement that raises your profile and grows your brand.

We have the technical expertise and communications experience to reach and interact with your audience in a language they understand.

Enhanced through the creative use of media

For BCM, public relations has always been enhanced through the creative use of available media. That’s why we pioneered digital media relations through social media, video storytelling, podcasting and online newsrooms to ensure our clients stay ahead of the game.

Our diverse skill-set aligns new media with traditional B2B public relations strategies. Whether it’s media and crisis training, core messaging or technical writing, our dynamic team will evaluate and utilise the most effective channels for optimal return on investment.

With an established network that reaches the key media in our sectors, we will get your message seen by industry stakeholders and influencers.

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Why BCM Public Relations?

Globally coordinated

Saving you time and effort and ensuring consistency

Cost effective

Help your global budget stretch further

Established network

Direct experience in your business sector, local knowledge and cultural understanding

Our Management Team

Shreyasi Bhaumik,

Shreyasi supports client teams to make sure BCM delivers what it promises and develop audience focused campaigns that are both creative and innovative. 

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She has built and run global initiatives and brings with her strategic communications experience having worked with leading international PR agencies.

A career spanning 14 years, Shreyasi has helped guide clients with market launch campaigns and built a strong thought leadership position for influential brands. She is also a certified member of The Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

Prior to her launch in PR, Shreyasi worked at the Centre for Policy Alternatives, India and formulated a report on the Indo-China-Tibet relations for the Government of India which was circulated within the Indian Parliament.

Stephen Ballard, Managing Director

Having started his career at one of the UK’s leading B2B advertising agencies, Stephen formed a specialist communications agency in 1980 to focus on the energy, manufacturing and communications industries.

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As Managing Director, Stephen maintains that same focus today, a focus that has transformed BCM Public Relations into a business with global clients and a presence in key locations around the world.

Roberto Chiarotti,
Director Energy

Roberto has 25 plus years’ marketing and communications experience with front line communications and media experience, covering proactive strategic and tactical planning and execution in energy and financial markets globally.

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Before joining BCM he ran marketing and business development for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and was responsible for driving growth for conferences, exhibitions and publications. He was also responsible for the identification and realisation of growth and alliance opportunities internationally.

After graduating, Roberto worked in public affairs for the World Coal Institute before joining The Financial Times where he became Global Publishing Director for Financial Times Energy. Before joining SPE Roberto ran the global commercial functions of Reuters Professional at Thomson Reuters including magazines, websites, conferences, awards, news and data.

Jane Proctor, Director Operations

Overseeing the commercial aspects of running hundreds of projects a year across twenty-four countries, seventeen different vertical markets and invoicing in six different countries keeps Jane busy. The same is true in managing staff across three continents in four different time zones. 

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Ensuring that all projects are on-track and on budget, using BCM’s real-time project management system, in close relation with the practice heads and the company’s finance team, is a cornerstone of BCM’s success.

We like nothing more than a new communications challenge. Let’s talk.