Dean and Donaldson

Dean and Donaldson logo

Alison Parkhouse


King Edward VII Hospital London (7 years)
Currently a Trustee and Diversity & Inclusion Lead at one of London’s leading private hospitals.

Savills (UK) Ltd (14 years)
Director, Head of  Consumer Marketing for the FTSE 250 company with a global revenue of £2.15bn and UK revenue of £925m.

Jago Dean Ltd (6 years)
Founder and MD of leading PR & communications agency in the prime residential property sector

Alison has almost 40 years of experience in marketing and communications, on both the client and agency side, with a career which spans marketing, advertising, public relations and crisis communications.

Advanced strategic, problem solving and creative abilities, combined with high levels communication skills which bring people together around complicated issues create a powerful package.

Alison Parkhouse

Clare Crawshay-Williams


Weatherbys Bank (3 years)
Head of Marketing for the financial services division of the family owned Weatherbys Group founded in 1770.

Virgin Management (6 years)
Marketing Director of three new Virgin branded start ups: Virgin Pulse, Virgin Health Bank and Virgin Care.

SRU Consultants (8 years)
Account Director at the market research based consultancy founded by Peter York and Dennis Stevenson.

Clare has over 30 years experience of working both client side as a marketing director and as a consultant.  Over the years she has acquired a wide range of expertise that spans branding, marketing, communication, market research and proposition development.

Before joining Dean & Donaldson she spent three years as Marketing Director at Weatherbys Bank working closely with the management team, board and CEO to develop a clear vision of the future, change perceptions of the business and create much greater awareness of the brand.

Clare Crawshay-Williams

Mary Fagan


ABF The Soldiers Charity, the British Army’s National Charity (8 years)
Currently Vice Chairman and Trustee of the British Army’s National Charity, one of the UK’s largest military charities. Also Chairs the Charity’s Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Committee.

ITV plc (7 years)
Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director and member of the Management Board. Advised and guided the Board on reputational risk and management, change communications and political and media affairs during a time of transformational change in the wider audiovisual sector.

Royal Mail Group (7 years)
Corporate and Government Affairs Director, member of the Management Board and adviser to the CEO and plc Board. Devised and executed successful communications and engagement strategy during a period of radical change.

Mary has 14 years’ experience in major corporate communications and public affairs roles working at Management Board level and is currently Vice Chair of one of the UK’s biggest military charities. She has a proven track record of advising at Board level on strategic and change communications, reputation and crisis management, and political and policy issues.

Prior to her corporate career, Mary was a business journalist with 20 years experience working on titles including The Sunday Telegraph, where she was Deputy City Editor, The Independent, The London Evening Standard and New Scientist.