Andrew Holland, Comms Leaders

Andrew Holland has over six years’ experience recruiting senior corporate communication professionals. Previously, Andrew enjoyed a 20 year career in corporate communications, both on the interim and permanent side, working for some of the most recognised organisations here in the UK and globally, including BAE Systems, Textron, British Gas (Centrica) and BAA (Heathrow Airport).

Andrew is also Managing Director of The Communication Leadership Academy, which provides bespoke, highly interactive communication and leadership training.

Tel: +44 (0)7733 308378

Comms Leaders is growing with the addition of a new associate, Carla Phelps

Carla is currently on maternity leave

Carla Phelps has over seven years’ experience working in a recruitment environment, with the last five years focusing solely on internal communications assignments. With a BSc degree in Media and Communications from Loughborough University, she combines a sound theoretical knowledge of corporate communications, with the ability to understand both client and candidate needs.

At Comms Leaders, Carla specialises in permanent, mid-level internal communication vacancies, across all sectors.

Tel: +44 (0)7584 040691

Libby Trace has over 25 years search and selection recruitment experience, gained exclusively in corporate communications. Libby was founder and MD of a specialist corporate communications recruitment business in London for 10 years. She has also had international experience in Asia, partnering businesses in their recruitment and developing recruitment offices in both Hong Kong and Singapore.

Libby’s role at Comms Leaders will focus on business development.


Rebecca Tarry, Comms LeadersRebecca Tarry has eight years' internal communications recruitment experience, spanning in-house and agency clients across all sectors. She has worked on permanent and interim assignments for established teams in FTSE 100 organisations, as well as for smaller organisations who are building a new internal communications function. Prior to her move to recruitment, Rebecca worked for seven years in internal communications for Barclays, the BBC and Hill and Knowlton (now H&K Strategies).

Tel: +44 (0)7500 810580

Vicki Marinker, Comms Leaders

Vicki Marinker (née Jay) has 17 years’ experience in corporate communications recruitment, with a specific focus on senior level, interim management assignments and permanent PR/external communications positions. In her previous role, Vicki established a very successful interim management division, with clients in the public and private sectors. She started her career in public relations, where she worked agency-side for six years.

Vicki is also a professional blogger at Lifestyle Maven.

Tel: +44 (0)7434 969646