Our team

Ballou has 50 technology PR specialists who work with high-growth and high-value tech companies in corporate, B2B, B2C and venture capital PR as well as valuation-raising and crisis programmes
Colette Ballou
Chairman
Cordy Griffiths
CEO
Cedric Voigt
COO
Alexandre Denis
Managing director France
Jörn Dunker
Managing director Germany
Nick Taylor
Managing director UK
Bastiaan Ellen
CMO
Leonora Sama-Itoua
Account director
Loukianos Zaganiaris
Senior account manager
Ahmad Aboushagor
Account manager
I enjoyed every minute of working with such a professional, passionate and dedicated team. In just over a year of working together, Ballou put TWINO on the world media map.
Laura Krastina
Group Communications at TWINO
Mickaël Barreteau
Senior account manager
Niklas Wysk
Account manager
Marguerite Missiaen
Account manager
Matthew Kirtley
Account manger
Mohammed Ali Keraoui
Account executive
Alice McKeown
Senior account director
Inès Ekoule Ebongue
Account manager
Lisa Meisterjahn
Associate director
Nicole Schaar
Account director
Matt Beese
Director of design & brand strategy
Mathilde Pimor
Account director
Ross Copping
Senior account manager
Victoria Membe
Office manager – France
Felix Mergemeier
Associate director
Alexandra Martin
Junior account executive
Joel Wilson
Associate Director, Content & Social
Thomas Duporge
Account manager
Fabian Wollgast
Account manager
Let me say that it was a pleasure working with you guys and I was very impressed by your proficiency — we worked in the past with other PR companies so we have a good benchmark.
Virgilio Bento
Founder and CEO, SWORD Health
Gowry Ganesh
Financial controller
Phil Dwyer
Deputy managing director UK
François Aubert
Account director
Ryan Wightman
Account executive
Lisa King
EA to chairman/HR & wellbeing manager
Frida Adamska
Junior PR consultant
Toby Andrews
Senior account manager
Emily Bloch
Account executive
Edward Dodge
Senior account director
Caroline De Frias
Junior account executive
Sarah Friedl
PR manager
Paul Southall
Account director
Lucy Postlethwaite
Senior account executive
Clémence Combettes
Junior account executive
Bettina Schwarzwaelder
Office manager
Fiona Houston
Senior account director
Laurence Decaux
Senior social media strategist
Amy Padmore
Office manager UK
Christoph Grimsel
PR manager
Debbie Marsland
Administrative assistant
Astrid Amegnran
Account executive
Lou Paradis
Senior Account Executive

Our purpose

Ballou is where the brightest and most talented people come together to help clients grow and succeed. Our colleagues join us because of our supportive culture that values individuality, inclusiveness and speaking truth to power, and because of our commitment to helping team members continually improve and learn.
We are bright and talented strategic counsellors to our clients and are trusted by journalists, influencers, analysts and event organisers to provide truthful, compelling news and content. We are aware of the wider social context of our work and how it influences public opinion, and we are ethical and responsible in all that we do.

Our mission

Our mission is to help our clients build their brands and grow and guard their reputations with creative and intelligent content and communication. To support our people as they seek to do this by nurturing a dynamic, supportive and inspiring workplace where innovative and challenging thinking is encouraged, and where the boundary between hard work and free time is always respected.
Our vision is to become the marketing communications company renowned for delivering measurable performance gains for our clients.

Our values

Respect
Positivity
Creativity
Clarity
Willingness
Supportiveness
Thoughtfulness
Honesty
Humour
Productivity

Based on our values we encourage the following behaviours:

Willingness to help and support others
Putting the team before oneself
Speaking truth to power
Openness and honesty in all interactions
A commitment to finding creative and well-executed
solutions to problems
Clear and thoughtful communication
Refusal to indulge in negativity
Working for the best results for clients

Career

We are always looking for great people who are passionate about tech, communication and storytelling.

Take a look at our open positions. But even if you don’t find a perfect match — if you are interested, we’d love to hear from you, so shoot us an email for a job in Paris, London or Berlin.

Discover what’s possible

Let’s talk. Drop us a line!
60 Gray’s Inn Road
London, WC1X 8AQ
+44 20 7078 7272
infouk@balloupr.com
Ballou PR GmbH
Invalidenstraße 7
10115 Berlin
+49 30 24 63 07 19
infode@balloupr.com
38, rue Etienne Marcel
75002 Paris
+33 1 42 22 24 10
infofr@balloupr.com
60 Gray’s Inn Road
London, WC1X 8AQ
+44 20 7078 7272
infouk@balloupr.com
Ballou PR GmbH
Invalidenstraße 7
10115 Berlin
+49 30 24 63 07 19
infode@balloupr.com
38, rue Etienne Marcel
75002 Paris
+33 1 42 22 24 10
infofr@balloupr.com
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