Mary Ann Griffiths
Principal Consultant – PR & Media
Mary Ann Griffiths is an independent communications consultant who has been involved with the defence and aerospace industries since 1990. She provides public relations, media liaison, event support, branding and marketing and crisis communications services to companies large and small, as well as working as a communications consultant to UK government’s Ministry of Defence and Home Office.
Specialising in raising client profiles through public relations, media relations and events, Mary Ann works with the organisers of many UK defence and aerospace exhibitions, including DSEI and the Farnborough International Airshow, where she looked after Prime Minister’s press activities. She supports companies exhibiting at many major international defence events and air shows. Also experienced in special projects, Mary Ann has worked with Richard Branson and Per Lindstrand on record-breaking, hot air balloon ventures.
Mary Ann has lived and worked all over the world and has an international client base. As well as working directly for her clients, Mary Ann is a principal consultant to Chamois Consulting and a number of other prestigious defence agencies, as well as being a member of Eurodefense UK, the AirPower Association and the Pen and Sword Club. Mary Ann also writes and contributes articles to a variety of defence and aerospace publications.
Mary Ann has an extensive and up to date media contact network, gaining her the reputation of being “the most pro-active PR person in the business”.