About Us

Shreek Raivadera

Shreekant Raivadera – Director

Shreek has developed and delivered integrated marketing communications plans for diverse global companies for over 22 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 27 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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Stacey Ballard – Marketing and PR Account Manager

Stacey brings a multifaceted blend of marketing and communication skills to the business. Having worked across a range of sectors – from the technology industry and property sector to local government, most recently in the Leicestershire County Council marketing team – Stacey is a professional at creating on-brand consumer content. With a strong passion for writing, Stacey specialises in creative copywriting, web content, proof-reading and engaging social media campaigns.

Lisa-Jayne Smith – Marketing and PR 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.

Alice Barwell – Marketing and PR Assistant

Shirlene Campbell Ritchie – Marketing and PR Account Manager