Beth Summers

business administrator

Responsible for providing accounting, account management, technical and administrative support across all Pelican services.

Jessica Beckett

senior communications consultant

Areas of expertise: social media and digital communications. In addition, developing creative B2B and B2C communications campaigns and account management for clients across the food and foodservice industries. Formerly a journalist, she also specialises in copywriting and magazine production.

Michael Bennett

managing director

Consultancy founder. Areas of expertise: strategic counsel, media relations, employee communications and media training with a specific focus on the food, environmental and packaging industries.

Will Herman

associate director operations

Oversees strategic management of all client campaigns across the packaging, environment, food and outdoor sectors. Areas of expertise include: media relations, event management, marketing, corporate and internal communications in the private and public sector.

Cheryl Bennett


Areas of expertise: organisational and people development. Including culture change programmes, management training, executive coaching, team building and psychometric assessment.

Wendy Brown

associate director commercial

Areas of expertise: financial and management accounting, including project management and technical support across all accounts.

Cheryl Conant

graphic designer

Responsible for design for print and digital across all sectors, including brochure and magazine design, exhibition collateral, visual identities, infographics and illustration.

Ellie Stott

communications consultant

Managing B2B and B2C communications campaigns and accounts across a range of food and foodservice clients, creating and developing digital content and using traditional media relations and social media. Areas of expertise: social media and digital communications.


head of dog-ital

Areas of expertise: barking, sniffing, chasing cats and generally making everyone in the office feel relaxed.