Do you want to transform the way you connect with media, investors, customers, partners and recruits? To establish your reputation as a productive, successful innovator, it has to come from the heart.

Make the world better

Allerton Communications is a boutique PR firm with a difference – we work with innovators tackling the challenges of the age, fulfilling their trust by delivering results, time and again. 

Our team of media, design, writing and digital specialists provide the communication tools to advance the energy transition and develop the know-how to deliver a sustainable future while preserving and protecting the environment. 

Our understanding of the realities involved comes from productive work for the innovators battling climate change and leading the way to carbon net zero – in transport decarbonisation, energy efficiency, water-saving, biomanufacturing, renewable energy, infrastructure and natural capital.

Our difference? Rock-solid commitment to sustainability and knowledge of the green economy, combined with wise counsel, sparkling ideas, persuasive writing and inspired design, delivered on time and to the highest standards. 

From launch through fundraising to M&A, Allerton combines proven PR and technical skills to deliver significant, measurable results. Highly experienced in the investor world, the UK regions and the media, we craft winning content to capture attention and convert recognition to active interest.

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Who we are

Peter Curtain
Peter Curtain Director
Peter is an experienced adviser to companies, private-equity investors, advisory firms, business organisations and educational institutions. An award-winning journalist and ex-newspaper Business and City Editor, he has successfully led communications on IPOs, fundraisings, M&A and restructurings. Peter moved to the UK after qualifying as a solicitor in Australia.
Vanessa Hunt
Vanessa HuntAssociate
An experienced social-media expert, content provider and certified trainer, Vanessa is also a marketing and CRM consultant to companies and organisations internationally. A published author, she has written widely on marketing strategy, digital marketing, content marketing and business development.
Helen Kitchen
Helen KitchenSocial media expert
Helen negotiates the fast-moving digital world to support businesses and professional institutions in managing their reputations to make them more interesting and relevant to their stakeholders. A public-relations adviser and recognised expert with over 17 years’ experience, she integrates established communication methods with social media to support emerging and blue-chip companies.
George Gray
George GrayPublishing and design expert
George is our publishing and design expert, an international editor with a long career in newspapers. At one time Assistant Editor of a major UK regional daily, he has worked for the Press Association and used his creative skills as an editorial and publishing consultant in the UK, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Who we work with

What they say

“Allerton has demonstrated a comprehensive understanding of our work within the energy industry. That’s important as it gives us confidence that they will disseminate the right information on our behalf to the most appropriate audience, which maximises our potential exposure to new and existing clients. Allerton are very proactive in helping produce content and tell our story in the best, most effective way.”

Mike Reid

Head of Energy, Galbraith
“We appointed Allerton Communications to raise our profile as an AIM company and found them experienced, resourceful, disciplined and effective. The Allerton team understand the City and the media and are genuinely interested in what we do and our company’s success. They do their homework, stay in touch and are organised and professional, offering practical advice and producing fresh ideas. Allerton add form and substance to our own communication efforts while generating awareness of our business and extending our audience.”

David Baynes

CEO, Fusion IP plc
“We appointed Allerton to get our company better known in our sector and more generally. They quickly came to grips with our requirements, proving organised and effective. They know the media and have surprised us with some of the results they’ve achieved. They have also proved adept at originating content and producing research.”

David Rae

CFO, Innasol
“Allerton has shown a consistent ability to grasp our story and take the lead in formulating effective press and other corporate communications. Peter Curtain has been proactive and creative in achieving visibility for MCB Finance.”

Rami Ryhanen

CEO, MCB Finance Group plc
“Allerton has supported the QCA over a number of years. Peter Curtain is an effective developer of messages, has a good range of contacts and has helped us greatly to get the attention of those who matter.”

Tim Ward

CEO, The Quoted Companies Alliance
“Allerton was diligent in providing us with a well targeted and most effective press campaign based around a corporate fundraising. We were delighted with the press coverage we received. Peter Curtain is focused and resourceful, taking minimum management time without compromising the end result.”

John Flavell Smith

Chief Operating Officer, Greenrock Energy Limited
PR Moment Awards Shortlisted

Latest news

Green innovators: engagement has changed post-COVID

March 8, 20210 Comments
Life and work are changing, and amid the shifting landscape, effective engagement with stakeholders is vital. The past year shows how much we can achieve away from the office. Now, as the economy starts to open up, customers, investors, staff and partners will be moving about as never before, and ultra-reliant on mobile communication. What
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Green economy: growth companies should be great communicators

February 17, 20210 Comments
By Peter Curtain For any company looking to make a difference in the green economy, it’s vital to think about communication. We would say this – we’ve been helping innovators in energy and sustainability to tell their story for more than 12 years. Don’t be put off by the size of your business or by
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Powerful film about Santa Claus … and PR

December 31, 20200 Comments
Miracle on 34th Street is considered a must-see film at this time of year. (‘Christmas’ was omitted from the title for the May 1947 release.) The triple-Oscar winner is a seasonal box of delights that once opened, reveals profound truths about public relations – and they apply today. These address leadership, brand authenticity, mental health,
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Which audience to talk to first – consumers or businesses

June 21, 20200 Comments
Which type of PR should come first in the life of a business – B2B or B2C? Peter Curtain* reports Attention growth companies – want to get better known? First, start building a network – then, and only then, start addressing consumers. But wait, what’s the difference? B2B PR – business or corporate communication, is
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Earth Day highlights crucial role of green campaigners

Earth Day highlights crucial role of green campaigners

April 21, 20200 Comments
by Peter Curtain Earth Day, a calendar date observed worldwide on 22 April to show support for environmental protection, is a great reminder of some of the campaigners who’ve alerted us to the urgent need to care for our planet. This occasion has been celebrated each year since 1970 and now features events coordinated globally
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Case studies

SOLARWATT case study

Solarwatt is the leading German manufacturer of complete photovoltaic systems. We were tasked with raising the company’s profile among quality solar energy installation contractors in the UK.

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Galbraith Group case study

Galbraith commissioned Allerton to position its team as the go-to expert advisers on all property and planning aspects of renewable-energy, telecoms and infrastructure.

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PowerHouse Energy Group plc case study

PowerHouse Energy Group plc tasked the Allerton team with raising the company profile among investors, financial audiences and influencers.

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Propelair case study

Propelair is a private equity-backed developer of high-performance, water-efficient toilet system, which uses 1.5 litres of water per flush compared to the 9-litre UK average.

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Innasol case study

The renewable energy innovator Innasol commissioned Allerton to raise its awareness of its unique technology and drive recruitment to its certified training programme

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