Filigree Communications


Meet the team


Sam Holgate


Sam meets with all our clients to establish the scope of the brief before delivering strategic advice and putting in place a team to carry forward a campaign, maintaining a hands-on, client-facing approach throughout.

Sam established Filigree Communications in 2015, building on over 15 years' experience in planning, transport and infrastructure. Her expertise lies in communication strategy, stakeholder engagement and media relations helping regeneration, planning and placemaking clients articulate complex information into compelling stories to engage stakeholders and develop brand reputations. Her broad corporate affairs experience means she approaches communication challenges with a rounded approach giving consideration to all aspects including brand reputation, digital, social, employee engagement and crisis communications.

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Hansi Momodu-Gordon


Hansi heads up content strategy and copywriting across platforms as well as liaising with clients to develop and produce art and cultural placemaking projects.

With a talent for bringing together multiple stakeholders to realise ambitious creative projects, Hansi has worked in a curatorial and project management capacity for a decade. A former Tate Modern curator her experience includes working with British and international artists including Damien Hirst, Ellen Gallagher and Sonia Boyce.

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Adam Foden-O’Sullivan


Adam supports the Filigree team with media relations, policy analysis and copywriting across a range of projects.

Adam joined Filigree Communications in July 2018 and is currently in his final year of an MA in Political Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. Adam has previously worked as a content writer and copywriter as well as a freelance journalist. Through his experience writing for a range of publications, Adam is able to write engaging copy for different audiences and present specialised and complex ideas in an accessible way.  

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Jack Baker-Merry

Account executive

Jack joined Filigree as a researcher in early 2018, working on policy and communications. He has a passion for current affairs as well as public policy. His specialist interests include Housing and Transport policy, having worked in the property sector before and having written on Transport policy whilst at university.

Jack has experience in political campaigning, working on two General Election campaigns and one referendum campaign. He was also active in student’s union politics whilst at university, helping to run two separate successful Student’s Union presidential campaigns. He also has experience in education and sales, and is a keen amateur sportsperson. 

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Lily Day

Communications Intern

Lily joined Filigree in 2019 and supports the team with research, media monitoring and copywriting across a range of projects.

She previously worked as a researcher and provided information for a range of different projects and clients including business proposals, not-for-profit organisations and legal cases. She has worked with UK government agencies on investment proposals for foreign and domestic clients. Lily also has experience in social media management as well as proof-reading, editing and data management.

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Suzanne McDougall

Social Media Manager

Suzanne is a Digital Mum Social Media Strategist with a background of 20 years’ in Marketing and Communications for the charity, B2B and arts sectors.  Since joining Filigree and in addition to platform management, digital content curation and creation, Suzanne has contributed to the development of social media and Facebook Advertising strategy across our client base, including new business bids.

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Fiona Brandhorst

Editorial Consultant

Fiona works across our clients delivering editorial and marketing content ensuring that messaging and desired outcomes are achieved in an original and thought-provoking style.

Fiona has been a property journalist and communications consultant for over 20 years, writing for a wide selection of national newspapers and magazines on a variety of topics from regeneration and lifestyle issues to luxury homes and the UK property market. Fiona has many contacts throughout the property industry. Her knowledge of the PR and marketing sectors gives her a depth and breadth of vision from both sides of the media fence.

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