Spotlight on... Edward Parker, Founder of PD Consulting
Welcome to the Telum Spotlight, an ongoing series showcasing people working in the PR and Communications space, freelancers and those launching their own boutique agencies. Today we shine the Spotlight on Edward Parker, Founder and Owner of PD Consulting.
By way of Introduction: I’m Edward Parker, Founder and Owner of PD Consulting. PD Consulting is a consultancy with presence in London and Indonesia. Our scope of services includes public relations, content development, digital & design, corporate & public affairs. I bring over 10 years of experience in the communications space serving multi sector entities including natural resources, energy, industrials, investment and financial and professional services.
First job: Intern, Luther Pendragon, London
One thing you would change about communications industry: Make everything digital
Most admired person in comms: Edward Naylor, Goldman Sachs
Most admired journalist: Tom Allard, Reuters, Southeast Asia
Advice to anyone starting out in comms: Do an internship at Edelman
Essential daily reading: The Financial Times
Favourite book: Indonesia etc
Favourite film: Michael Clayton
Social media app you can’t live without: Instagram
Your proudest achievement: Meeting Sandra Darmosumarto
Quotable you: Murder them