Amanda Benfell

Amanda Benfell

Director of Communications & PR Manager at The Gunn Report & WARC
London, United Kingdom

Summary

Amanda joined The Gunn Report in July 2014 having previously worked as Head of Press & PR at Lions Festivals – Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Dubai Lynx, Spikes Asia, Asia Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards, Digital Asia Festival – for close to eighteen years, where she was responsible for Lions Festivals’ corporate communications and all global media relations on site during the festivals and throughout the year.

Prior to Cannes Lions, Amanda worked for several years in travel and tourism, specifically in the cruise line industry, working for Royal Viking Line, NCL and Cunard.

Amanda focuses on The Gunn Report’s worldwide communications and corporate marketing as well as the growth strategy for the business.

Positions

Director of Communications
The Gunn Report & Warc
July 2014 - Present (3 years 9 months)
Responsible for The Gunn Report’s worldwide communications and corporate marketing as well as the growth strategy for the business. Responsible for Warc's global PR and press relations and communications.
Head of Press & PR
London, United Kingdom
February 1997 - July 2014 (17 years 5 months)
Corporate communications and PR for Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Dubai Lynx, Spikes Asia, Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards, Digital Asia Festival

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