Jennifer Robertson

Managing Partner

Jennifer delivers integrated communications programmes that connect brands to consumers with emotion and impact. Previously Jennifer was Head of PR for Yes Scotland in the referendum campaign, a spokesperson for the First Minister of Scotland and Associate Director at Weber Shandwick Scotland as well as former columnist for The Courier, Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday.

With extensive experience of working with major brands and organisations on a global stage,  Jennifer looks at projects through a global, creative lens harnessing the power of content, cultural trends and real time analytics to deliver campaigns that create a point of difference. Jennifer spends her free time with Freyja and Marnie, Spey’s resident labradoodles.

Mike Dee

Associate Partner

Mike leads the digital arm of the business, offering social and digital, advertising and media buying services, ensuring Spey delivers fully integrated campaigns. Before joining Spey Mike held various commercial positions within the industry for 15 years and most recently sat on the senior team at one of UK's most respected media companies, DC Thomson, helping the media owner to significantly develop the online portfolio of the newspaper group. Prior to this Mike spent a decade in London working at industry leading B2B publishing houses across print publications, online-only brands and global events.

Eleanor Bradford

Associate Partner

An award-winning ex-BBC journalist and highly experienced PR professional.  Eleanor was Head of Communications for the University of Aberdeen, which is ranked amongst the top universities in the world.  Prior to that, she was the BBC's Health Correspondent in Scotland and worked for the BBC for more than 20 years in various roles.  She is a regular speaker at conferences and also sits on the board of leading charity Adoption UK.

Hayley Fraser


As a BA Visual Communications graduate from the University of the Highlands and Islands Hayley creates beautiful content for multi-media platforms as part of Spey’s design and content services. She enables brands to create new language and conversations through beautiful design and an agile production with a creative eye and curious nose for what’s beyond the horizon. Hayley's work has been published across print and digital platforms and this year her illustrations featured in several fiction novels.

Melanie Francis


Melanie joined Spey in 2017 and brings a wealth of experience from food and drink industry working in health and safety and production for Speyside Specialties before retraining as an accountant at University of Highlands and Islands. Melanie now keeps the Spey Team book keeping shipshape and provides administrative support to the Partners.

Stephen Hamilton

Senior Associate

Stephen has over 10 years technical experience in the digital industry, working with a wide range of clients globally to manage and deliver bespoke web development work, including  custom site builds, SEO consultation and security strategy.

Stephen takes a methodical and objective-led approach to ensure projects match the high standards our clients expect.

Peter Mcnally


Peter is a photographer and videographer at Spey and is one of Scotland's most celebrated reportage photographers.  He helps people, places and happenings tell their story with beautifully framed imagery. Peter can also provide photo & video content for social media campaigns of all sizes.

Freyja and Marnie

Resident Labradoodles

Marnie and her big sister Freyja are Spey's resident labradoodles. Freyja has extensive experience in catching balls, swimming and loves roast chicken. Marnie loves life, and is not so good (yet) at catching balls or swimming but is very good at stealing Freyja's tennis balls.