Sarah Hollins has over 25 years experience in financial and corporate communications, gained both in-house as Head of Corporate Communications for a main market listed company, and with leading London agencies including Valin Pollen, Weber Shandwick and Alex McCallum & Associates in New York. She was previously a Managing Director of Abchurch Communications, an award winning financial and corporate PR agency. Sarah headed the Northern office, working closely with the City of London team for over ten years before starting Hollins Communications.
Sarah has extensive PLC and transaction experience, advising companies on IPO's, Rights Issues, M&A, hostile shareholder action, issues management and financial calendar across a broad range of sectors. Client experience includes ATH Resources plc, Atlantic Global plc, Avacta Group plc, Billington Holdings plc, DATONG plc, Chiroscience Group plc, Dewhirst Group plc, Evocutis plc, Glisten plc, LiDCO Group plc, Mattioli Woods plc, Northumbrian Water plc, Sema Group plc, Tarmac plc, Turbotec Products plc, Vianet plc, Vphase plc, Vp plc and Ulster Television plc.
Extensive real estate sector expertise including Capital & Regional plc, Daejan Holdings plc, Greycoat plc and Slough Estates plc. Life Sciences sector expertise including Avacta Group plc, Chiroscience Group plc, Evocutis plc, Inditherm plc, LiDCO Group plc and Surgical Innovations Group plc.
Sarah is also a long standing member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Corporate & Financial Group and the London Stock Exchange Regional Advisory Group in Yorkshire and the North East.
Strategic communications counselling advice including reviewing corporate positioning and investment messaging.
Communications audits to provide internal and external perception studies among key company audiences including employees, customers, partners and investors.
Advice on content and preparation of corporate materials including re-branding, website, annual report, stock exchange announcements, press releases and presentations, including training.
Based in the North of England, Hollins Communications' services include: