About Us

Shreek Raivadera


Shreekant Raivadera – Director

Shreek has developed and delivered integrated marketing communications plans for diverse global companies for over 15 years, with a strong focus on technology and innovation. He has a proven track record in PR and communications programmes that need thought leadership, message identification and development, copywriting and media relations.

Shreek has also created sales presentations, run channel marketing programmes and managed conferences, exhibitions and other events. His expertise is uniting the interests of a wide range of stakeholders, putting together the right marketing tools and delivering real results.

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Simon Sandstar CommunicationsSimon Gribbon – Director

Simon has 22 years experience in the PR, marketing and communications industry including significant expertise in commercial agency, voluntary, in-house, freelance and public sector environments. He is?a?specialist?in media relations, stakeholder engagement, copywriting, proof-reading, web content management and social media.

He has successfully worked on campaigns and projects for start-ups through to international corporations across sectors including technology, travel, tourism, transportation, sustainability, manufacturing, arts and culture, social care, healthcare, retail, financial services and many others.

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Manisha Bhayani – Marketing Communications Manager

Manisha has held marketing roles of increasing responsibility for 14 years across a range of organisations in IT, consumer electronics, education, arts and culture and charity. She has recently joined Sandstar to bring her outstanding project management skills and creativity to support a range of clients. In previous roles, Manisha has developed and delivered innovative communications plans to increase awareness, drive engagement and generate revenue. She has also worked in collaboration with clients? partners on marketing plans and conversion strategies; and managed event marketing, including acquiring sponsors for events.

Manisha has a Postgraduate Qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an Institute of Leadership and Management qualification covering marketing and project management.



Lisa-Jayne Smith – PR & Marketing Account Manager

Lisa joined Sandstar in August 2016 and brings over 15 years’ experience in marketing, communications and PR. She has worked in a range of sectors including private, charity and local government gaining extensive experience of copywriting, developing marketing communications plans, raising company profiles, increasing customer engagement and brand management. Lisa also has experience of managing stands?at large?international exhibitions, handling social media accounts and websites, producing newsletters and event organisation.