Pete Wrathmell

Group Director

Pete is a communications expert with over 13 years’ experience in PR, Public Affairs and community engagement. He is adept at understanding audiences and engaging in effective and creative ways. His experience ranges from political and stakeholder campaigns through to media relations and brand development.

Having joined Social Communications in 2014, Pete heads up the Leeds office with a responsibility for growing the business across Yorkshire and the East coast. He also oversees Social’s planning consultation projects across the UK, utilising his experience of over 50 housing, supermarket, infrastructure and energy planning applications. With a specialism for delivering engaging and impactful campaigns, Pete has been entrusted to work with the country’s leading property businesses including Lidl, RWE Innogy (formerly RWE npower), Tesco, National Grid, Mace and Extra MSA Group. 

His work has been recognised with PR industry awards for his innovative and committed approach to community consultation on complex and controversial planning proposals. As well as his effective approach to building relationships with communities, Pete has the skills required to decipher complicated planning proposals into plain language, with the help of a creative approach to visual communication.