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Meet our team

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At Target, each of us is an individual but when we bring our talents together we become something more. Built on a culture of creative collaboration and authenticity, we realise it’s as important to reflect and learn from our collective experience, as it is to respond to today and embrace the future.

We’re passionate about communications, committed to our clients and driven to help them achieve. We like to have fun too.

Colin Spencer, Target

Colin Spencer

With over 25 years agency experience, Colin heads up Team Target.

As a CIMA qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ agency experience, Colin handles the company’s financial and legal matters, overseeing Target through its evolution.
Janet Spencer, Target

Janet Spencer

Janet is a director for Target and brings extensive agency experience with her.

Janet brings her background in accountancy and passionate support for Target to her dual role as Director and Finance Manager. With a career that encompasses creative agencies and manufacturers, Janet’s analytical skills and positive energy brings valuable insight to the Board.
Bethan Simkins, Target
Account Director

Bethan Simkins

As Account Director, Bethan's experience is very much focused around media relations and the importance of building relationships.

Part of the Target team since 2007, Bethan is a key player in building the Target portfolio. As the PR and communications landscape has changed, so has her skill set. While copywriting is still a prominent feature, strategic planning, the delivery of creative campaigns both in print and online and managing social media content also help to deliver results for clients.
Luan Wise, Social Media Consultant
Social Media Consultant

Luan Wise

Luan works closely with our team to provide expert strategic advice and direction on social media activity.

Luan is a leading social media expert and keeps us up-to-date with the ever-changing features and trends on each platform. She also works directly with LinkedIn to create training programmes for its online learning platform and is an accredited lead trainer for Meta.
Sarah Bryars, Target
Chief Executive

Sarah Bryars

Target’s Chief Executive since 2011, Sarah splits her time between supporting the continued development of the agency, and providing valued input to clients.

Sarah combines almost 30 years of PR and communications experience with the insight that comes from being part of Target’s leadership team (and achieving an MBA to boot), to provide trusted counsel to our clients. Within the last couple of years alone, Sarah’s client portfolio has included professional services, online fashion retail, tech and engineering innovators, not-for-profits, membership organisations and ecclesiastical services.
Beverly Ryder-Jones, Target
Office Manager

Beverley Ryder-Jones

As Target’s Office Manager, Bev is the font of all knowledge and keeps the team on track with her outstanding project management skills.

Bev’s abundant experience working in creative agencies means she manages the daily working life of Target seamlessly and provides invaluable organisational support to the team. She also leads our charity fundraising activities which have included hitching a ride to France for free, serving bacon rolls to local businesses, and organising our annual Golf Day.
Laura Wilson
Account Manager

Laura Wilson

As Account Manager at Target, Laura works across a mix of consumer and B2B clients. She loves planning, implementing and bringing campaigns to life.

Laura joined the Target team in 2021. With a degree in Public Relations she brings a broad spectrum of experience gained across agency, in-house and consultancy roles in London. Over her career she has garnered extensive media relations, press office and events management skills working with clients spanning the FMCG, lifestyle and events industries.
Isabella Goodwin
Account Assistant

Isabella Goodwin

Isabella worked at Target alongside studying Journalism in her final year of university.

Having now completed her degree, she has joined the team full-time. Isabella has experience designing content for and managing social media accounts and continues to develop her copy writing and creative skills. Just starting out in her career, she is eager to expand her knowledge of the industry and learn as much as possible.
Sam Kandiyali, Target

Sam Kandiyali

Sam is a director at Target and specialises in consumer PR.

Having studied for a degree in public relations, Sam did a stint in journalism before joining the team in 1999. Over the years she’s worked with a range of clients across various sectors, but specialises in consumer PR.
Rachel Meagher, Target
Business Development Director

Rachel Meagher

Leading our business development activity, Rachel builds connections with businesses, brands and non-profits to showcase the benefits of purposeful communications.

Rachel has spent two decades leading communications activity for all types of organisations from innovative market leaders, to trusted industry bodies and emerging disruptors, and building invaluable long-lasting media relationships. She now spearheads our business development team, raising the profile of Target and our services to benefit new and existing clients, showing how purposeful communications can support business growth.
Hannah Tinsley, Target
Account Manager

Hannah Tinsley

Hannah graduated with a degree in Magazine Journalism and Production in 2019 and uses her experience to create content for clients.

Hannah joined Team Target in 2019 following the completion of her degree in Magazine Journalism and Production. Having worked across design and editorial throughout her time at university, she feels most at home creating content for clients.
Amy Townend
Account Executive

Amy Townend

As Account Executive, Amy works across a diverse range of client accounts, supporting with everything from press cuttings to content creation.

Since joining the team in 2021, Amy has discovered a passion for creative writing which has led to some fantastic media coverage. She also uses her flair for art and design to create engaging social media content for clients.
Account Assistant

Abbie Wood

Abbie joined the team in February 2023, while studying for her Master’s in PR, Communications and the Media.

As Account Assistant, she works across a number of clients, focussing on copywriting and content creation. Being new to the PR industry, she is keen to add to her skillset as well as increase her knowledge as she continues to develop.

Target values


Target mission

Helping organisations to achieve their goals through purposeful communications.

Target purpose

Supporting organisations to be a force for good.

We believe that business can be a force for good. This happens when a clear sense of purpose places social value at the heart of business success. This applies to Target and to our clients. Target can help clients to discover and articulate their purpose, building powerful communications programmes. By connecting with the interests of customers, employees and communities, purposeful communications can attract attention, motivate action, inspire loyalty, make a positive social impact and deliver commercial success.

Our ESG impacts

We’re taking steps to understand and improve our own environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts and will share our progress.