Ariane Comstive

Sector focus: Quoted companies (Financial PR), alternative investment, fintech, medtech, pharma, engineering, support services, financial and web copywriting

PR background: Versarien, 21st Century Technologies, Crowdcube, Asset Match, Monzo, Hamworthy, Petra Diamonds, Northern Petroleum, Sareum Holdings, finnCap

Copywriting background: Bakkavor, Merlin Entertainments, Cranswick Group, Bonmarché, easyHotel, Escher Group, Circle Housing (now Clarion Housing Group), Dialight, Norcros, Augean

Career start: 2000 at Accountancy Age

Loves: France, tennis, skiing, surfing, walking and family

Most proud of:

  • Launching Hamworthy to the City and helping it grow from £40m to its eventual sale for £383m in just five years
  • Transforming the annual report for Circle Housing, one of Europe’s largest housing associations with 66,000 homes
  • Focusing Crowdcube’s messaging and creating campaigns targeting the investor audience