Cucumber PR was set up by Russ Cockburn to provide value for money communications support for companies and organisations across the UK.

He is joined in the business by Joan Cockburn, an experienced former ‘Account Manager’, who has worked with clients from construction, manufacturing, retail and professional services.

She has a strong background in Corporate Responsibility and will be responsible for helping firms use effective communications to boost their social impact activity.

Russ Cockburn
Russ CockburnDirector
Career Highlights: Editor of Midlands Business Magazine, Head of PR at HCL Marketing Communications, Director at Danks Cockburn Communications

Best achievement: Scoring at Stamford Bridge for Wolves and delivering over £25m of press coverage for clients every year.

Outside of work: Following Wolverhampton Wanderers, sampling craft beer, spending time with the family and walking Dog.

On the jukebox: Northern Soul, Motown and bit of indie, especially Oasis and Stone Roses

Favourite Quote: “Work hard, play hard”

If I could have one wish granted: “A world without Covid-19”

Joan Cockburn
Joan CockburnDirector
Career Highlights: Manager of Briefcase Magazine, Chair of the Redditch Women’s Enterprise Development Agency and Corporate Advisor for Business in the Community

Best achievement: Supporting Jaguar Land Rover to become Business in the Community’s Responsible Business of the Year…the first time a manufacturer has held this title in 20 years.

Outside of work: Countryside walks with the dog, fine foods, travel and keeping tabs on my three children.

On the jukebox: Mix of Elvis, Motown and Spandau Ballet.

Favourite Quote: “Stop and smell the flowers.”

If I could have one wish granted….“Learn to Sail”

our-peopleCucumber Associates

In addition to the core management team, clients can also tap into Cucumber Associates.

These have been hand picked for their specialist skills and the innovative way they deliver targeted solutions to the people they work for.

We can provide experts in:

  • Digital production
  • Graphic Design
  • Media training
  • Photography
  • Sales Coaching
  • SEO – Search Engine Optimisation
  • Video
  • Web Development