Nick Couchman MCIPR
Managing Director, Nick Couchman has been in the communications business for over 15 years. A former journalist and photographer, he worked for the Financial Times and the Irish Times before becoming a consultant with Lowe Bell Good Relations, working with British Rail, First National Bank and Red Star.
He took a Masters Degree in English from Trinity College Dublin and was admitted to full membership of the Institute of Public Relations in 1992.
Having held a number of senior in-house and agency positions - devising and leading campaigns in the business to business, technology, and non-profit sectors - he set up Couchman Communications in 1997.
Nick is also a Director of Run by Singers Ltd, a specialist tour operator, which organises singing holidays for choirs and individual singers in Europe.
Linda Davies MBA
Linda Davies is an experienced technical editor, author and communications specialist with over 15 years involvement with the industry. Her clients have included Novell, Oracle, IBM and Unisys. She currently writes and commissions features for over 20 IT and business focused publications, including The Guardian.
Linda is managing editor of Sun Microsystems' customer-facing journal and lectures in media relations. She works with Couchman on specialist editorial and IT projects.
Iain MacCárthaigh is one of Ireland's most experienced copywriters and promotional strategists. He has written for both major Irish political parties; for the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance, and Industry & Commerce, and for the European Union.
Corporate and brand campaigns he created include such diverse institutions as Aer Lingus, Bank of Ireland, Cement-Roadstone Holdings, Dunlop, Eagle Star, Guinness, ICI, Irish Tourist Board, Siemens Nixdorf Computers, RTÉ (national TV and radio), Renault, Shell, VG and Williams & Humbert.
Originally a journalist, Iain was a PR executive with the Irish Tourist Board before switching to advertising. He was a founder-member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and is a Past President of the Institute of Creative Advertising and Design. Iain is Couchman's primary creative consultant.