Net.Mentor's Peter Brill was
Highly Commended for
PR & Communications
in the Xchange Team South West 2011 Freelancer of the Year Awards.
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Born around the corner from the site of the 2012 Olympics, Peter grew up in East London before heading to York University for a BA(Hons) in Politics.
This was followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Radio Journalism from City University in London. His core skills include:
Starting as a financial and then sports journalist, Peter has developed a successful career creating website, print, audio and award-winning video content for a range of clients, as well as regular blogging. He has contributed to The Public Relations Handbook (3rd & 4th Editions, Ed. Theaker, Routledge), co-writing a chapter about Not-for-profit PR.
Peter's Public and Media Relations expertise has been developed both in-house (Toyota GB and RAC Motoring Services) and as a consultant (for clients including Mobil, Follett, Shell, Kia Cars and Eurotech). He has worked extensively with the media, created communication strategies and managed budgets.
Peter's experience is wide-ranging. It includes Media and Crisis Management training at Executive Board level, working with new Public Relations practitioners or facilitating a group of head teachers to work through the day-to-day challenges of running special needs schools. He is a highly successful lecturer in PR for the Cambridge Marketing College. Peter is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Motor Industry Public Affairs Association.
Peter is a former Trustee of Sense, the Deafblind and Rubella Association, and a regular volunteer and past Chairman of Salaam Shalom - the UK’s first Muslim/Jewish radio station.
Born and educated in Glasgow, Sheila has an Education Diploma in Primary Teaching (DCE) from Jordanhill College (Glasgow) and a BA (Open University). Her core expertise lies in education and social care.
Sheila's teaching career spans sixteen years in primary, special needs and advisory teaching in Glasgow, Winnipeg and London.
Sheila has experience working in education and social care publishing as Managing editor, Development editor and Author of textbooks and online and offline courses. Clients include ACCA, WordHouse/Nelson Thornes, Macmillan, Addison Wesley Longman, Pearson Education, Sense (The Deafblind Rubella Association) and, most recently, the Society for Endocrinology.
Sheila has brought her teaching and publishing experience together to delivery face-to-face courses to school staff and social care employees, writing online and offline courses for the charity sector and the children's workforce and working as an online tutor for e-learning students in the social care sector. Clients include Bristol Children’s and Young People’s Services and SfE – Stands for Education.
Utilising the experience gained in her long teaching career, Sheila has been a member (including Vice Chair) of two Bristol school governing bodies, specialising in staffing issues.
Sheila has worked as a Speed Text Operator for RNID (Royal National Institute for the Deaf) and has been a visiting lecturer at the University of West of England’s Social Work degree.