Friends & Co

Former journalists Christine Samuelian and Belinda Fisher founded Friends & Co in 2011 with a view to working with ambitious companies and organisations that embody creativity, quality and originality.

Design PR media relations Friends and Co London agency, Clerkenwell Design Week

Our Team

Christine Samuelian design pr agency Friends and Co PR

Christine Samuelian

Christine started her career as a news reporter in Toronto. Once ensconced in London, she worked at Vogue, Wallpaper* and Conde Nast Traveller magazines before starting Friends & Co. Her speciality is creative collaborations and strategy.

Belinda Fisher design PR agency Friends and Co London

Belinda Fisher

After a brief stint in broadcast news in Vancouver, Belinda made her mark in PR at a design firm in Mayfair, London, and eight years at a fast-paced agency before setting up Friends & Co. She focuses on client growth through creative engagement.

Jeroen Bergmans Content Marketing Friends and Co design PR agency

Jeroen Bergmans

Jeroen was an editor at Wallpaper* for almost a decade and marketing strategist for London property developer, Capco, before becoming our Content Director. He specialises in marketing initiatives and sustainability strategy.

Patricia Gill

Patricia is a publicist with over 25 years' experience managing press campaigns for high-profile design installations, projects and fairs. Her little black book of press contacts in the design and cultural fields is second-to-none.

Michelle Auer

Michelle runs our North America office. Her 25-year career in business development for the design, architecture and lifestyle industries provides our clients with a vibrant and strategic presence in both Canada and the United States.

Jeffrey Cheung

Jeffrey is an experienced PR consultant specialising in design, lifestyle and retail. He supports creative businesses and consumer brands with their earned and owned channels; from press outreach and influencer marketing to organic social, editorial content and brand activations.