Team

We are innovative, pragmatic, knowledgeable and well-connected.

Steve Falla

Steve Falla Chart.PR FCIPR

Managing Director

Steve has spent almost four decades in media circles, the last 27 years working in PR. A former award-winning journalist, he leads Orchard PR’s consultancy team and specialises in issues management and in providing public relations advice to clients in the financial services and professional services sectors. Steve is a Chartered PR practitioner, a former executive board and council member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, a member of the Guernsey IOD committee, a commissioner of the Guernsey Language Commission and a director of Elizabeth College, Guernsey.

01481 251251 | steve@orchardpr.com

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Emma Anderson MCIPR

Senior Consultant and Communications Trainer

One of Orchard’s senior public relations consultants, Emma worked as a journalist in the UK and Australia for nearly 20 years taking in Fleet Street, independent radio and international television news. Emma specialises in professional services communication and also works with Orchard to advise and train Guernsey and Jersey organisations on effective communication skills including media encounters. Good presentation is a vital part of Emma’s media strategy, which goes some way to explain her collection of 65 (and counting) pairs of killer heels.

01481 251251 | emma@orchardpr.com

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Diana Stenner MCIPR

Account Director

Di is one of Orchard’s senior public relations consultants. A member of the CIPR she gained the majority of her PR experience in the City working for a multinational FTSE 100 company. A local Guernsey girl (with Jersey blood) she returned to the Channel Islands some 17 years ago with her family and has advised PR clients in a diverse range of business sectors. Once given the nickname ‘Sporty Orchard’ by a client, Di manages to juggle her PR career around her other passions; golf, open water swimming and cycling.

01481 251251 | diana@orchardpr.com

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Brooke Kenyon

Brooke Kenyon MCIPR

Account Director

Brooke has a degree in public relations and is an experienced communications professional.  Having spent time in London and Guernsey she has experience across a range of consumer lifestyle brands. Brooke manages Orchard’s most diverse portfolio of public relations clients spanning the finance, beauty and retail sectors. Brooke is a self-confessed magazine addict and a keen runner.

01481 251251 | brooke@orchardpr.com

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Chris Chilton

Chris Chilton Chart.PR MCIPR

Account Director

Chris is an experienced communications professional specialising in online and social media. Before joining Orchard he was based in London where he worked in the media, public sector and finance industry. Chris is a Chartered PR Practitioner and has completed the CIPR post-graduate diploma in public relations. He has also studied for a degree in English literature and a masters degree in film studies with the University of Southampton. Chris is a keen sailor and when he is not in the Orchard office you will usually find him out on the water or down at local charity the Guernsey Sailing Trust where he sits on the board of directors.

01481 251251 | chris@orchardpr.com

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Harriet Black

Harriet Black MCIPR

Account Director

Harriet started her career at Orchard as an account executive and is now a member of the account director team. She has a degree in media and public relations and has completed the CIPR diploma in public relations. She manages a diverse portfolio of clients across the Crown Dependencies and is often in the Isle of Man visiting clients. Harriet is a CIPR Accredited Practitioner and is a member of the CIPR Channel Islands’ Committee. She was named in PR Week’s Top 30 under 30 list for 2015 and was also shortlisted for Outstanding Young Communicator in the 2014 South of England and Channel Islands Pride Awards. Harriet is a notorious trashy TV fan and is a passionate supporter of the Welsh rugby team.

01481 251251 | harriet@orchardpr.com

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Dan Gallienne

Dan Gallienne MCIPR

Senior Account Executive

Dan joined Orchard after working for the States of Guernsey in a variety of roles. Prior to that he studied English and American Studies at the University of Nottingham before completing a Master’s degree in English Literature at the University of Leeds. At university he was an active part of campus life responsible for organising a student conference. In his spare time Dan is a keen reader of American literature and enjoys running, so can often be found out around the coast whatever the weather.

01481 251251 | dan@orchardpr.com

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Ellen Dumont

Ellen Dumont

Account Executive

Ellen graduated in 2015 from Royal Holloway, University of London with a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies where she was involved heavily in her university’s drama and dance societies. She recently returned from working as a camp counsellor in America where she spent four months on a lake in Maine teaching girls how to sail as well as being a mentor to girls in the camp. Ellen loves to travel so she used this opportunity to go road tripping down the USA’s east coast.

01481 251251 | ellen@orchardpr.com

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Chloe Chescoe

Chloe Chescoe FCert PRCA

Account Executive

Chloe joined Orchard after studying Media, Business and Film at The Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre. She has recently completed her PRCA Foundation Certificate after two years as our office assistant and junior account executive. During this time Chloe helped co-ordinate media clippings for Orchard’s clients and assisted with event preparation as well as working on a small number of client accounts. Alongside her work this year she will be studying towards the CIPR Advanced Certificate. In her spare time she works on her own video and film projects.

01481 251251 | chloe@orchardpr.com

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Leanne Oliver

Leanne Oliver Dip. E.Man

Account Executive

Leanne joined Orchard with an event management background. In 2015 she completed the Fitzwilliam Institute Group Diploma for Event Management and she has previously worked for a local event company managing weddings in Castle Cornet and private garden parties. Leanne is also experienced in client relations and customer service following her time in the sales and marketing team of a major hotel group. When not at Orchard she can be found creating wedding and event stationery or out exploring L’ancresse Common with her two dogs.

01481 251251 | leanne@orchardpr.com

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Rebecca Lane

Rebecca Lane

Account Executive

Rebecca has joined Orchard as part of her placement year during her undergraduate studies at Leeds Beckett University, where she’s completed two years of a degree in PR with Journalism. She has previously managed a candidate’s Student Union Presidential Campaign and has reviewed events held in Leeds for an independent company. She prides herself on being politically aware and is an avid, and active, feminist. Outside of work Rebecca enjoys binge watching Game of Thrones, pulling pints and playing basketball.

01481 251251 | rebecca@orchardpr.com

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Chris Leaman

Chris Leaman

Office Assistant

Chris is Orchard’s latest apprentice having joined the company soon after graduating from the Business Studies course at the Guernsey College of Further Education. Chris helps our team produce media coverage reports, organise events and he undertakes many other office administration tasks. He has a strong passion for sport, especially football, and plays several times a week – so if you can’t find Chris at the office he’ll likely be on the pitch.

01481 251251 | christopher@orchardpr.com

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Lois Falla

Lois Falla FCCA

Director

A joint founder of Orchard PR, Lois is a fellow of the ACCA with a wealth of experience across banking, corporate and fiduciary sectors. She oversees the corporate and financial governance of the company along with some operational responsibilities. Lois has a strong entrepreneurial flair and an optimistic outlook on life – a creative living in an accountant’s body.

01481 251251 | lois@orchardpr.com