Co-founded by Wendy Blair and James Buckley, we are specialists in a number of UK sectors, including infrastructure development, housing & property, transport, and healthcare. We have worked extensively in the public and private sectors, most recently helping clients to engage with their audiences in support of projects including EDF’s proposed Sizewell C nuclear power station, the new Garden Bridge in London, and the introduction of the Freedom of Information Act at Network Rail.
Wendy is passionate about infrastructure and development and the role of on-the-ground operations in supporting business objectives and corporate reputation. She brings a wealth of experience and has a strong track record providing corporate communications, stakeholder relations, consultation and communication support to a range of clients.
Before setting up JTRB Comms, Wendy was Partner and Head of Property at London-based Pagefield Communications, with clients such as BAE Systems, EDF and Barratt London. She has also worked with consultation specialists Local Dialogue as well as on Transport for London infrastructure schemes such as the Olympic Upgrade of Stratford Station and Thames Gateway Bridge; and on projects with organisations including Ernst and Young, Hill + Knowlton, Fishburn Hedges and the UK Ministry of Justice.
With over 15 years’ experience, James is a stakeholder relations and communications specialist who has worked on many different projects in the housing, transport and health sectors.
James has worked extensively with Transport for London on stakeholder relations and PR. He has advised two of the UK’s biggest housing associations, including leading on the successful approval of L&Q’s redevelopment of Walthamstow greyhound stadium. He has advised on a range of other key projects including communications around the investigation into the explosion at Buncefield Fuel Depot, Hertfordshire; the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry and during the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay maternity failings investigation. He has also worked with Network Rail and Grayling Communications.