Our Team

Effective communication
is a key to success

Victoria Henson

We are more than a PR agency, we are a communications consultancy that believes in a personalised approach to mirror a brand’s values and company culture. Our versatility of response to Clients’ needs in a world that is continuously evolving, is our strength. And whilst digital is the future, we will never lose the human touch. Because that is what makes the luxury service industry stand out today – experience through human emotion.

Victoria Henson, Managing Director

Born and educated in Paris with British origins and fluent in English, French and Spanish, Victoria studied European Business and Politics, as well as Languages at The University of Bath, UK. She interned at PUIG Paco Rabanne in Paris, before moving to London to pursue a career in PR joining Peretti Communications. For 10 years, she has promoted key luxury brands, developing a wide network of influential journalists in the UK and internationally, as well as delivering stellar results for her Clients.

Her enthusiasm, versatility, drive and commitment to the business and her Clients led to her becoming Managing Partner with Françoise Peretti in January 2019 to run Clients’ campaigns. She launched her own PR consultancy, Sekoya Communications, in January 2022, with an established portfolio of leading brands within the luxury hospitality, travel, lifestyle and yachting sectors.

Victoria was appointed Director of the Champagne Bureau UK in July 2022, the trade association which represents houses and growers in Champagne.
For five consecutive years, she has been featured in PR Week’s PowerBook, and named one of the top 10 luxury PR professionals within an agency in Britain.

In her spare time, Victoria is still an avid traveller, always wanting to explore new parts of the world and learning new languages – currently Portuguese and Danish.

Sophia Wilson

The landscape of media and communications is unrecognisable from a decade ago, and we anticipate these changes will be even more dramatic moving forwards. To align with these developments we seek to give Clients a 360° approach, which allows us to deliver their brand message in the most efficient and authentic way possible.

Sophia Wilson, Associate Director

Sophia joined Sekoya Communications after more than a decade in journalism, bringing a unique combination of digital and editorial expertise, creativity, and strategic vision.

Born in the UK, Sophia was brought up with passion for travel, spending periods of time in Poland, East Africa, and skiing all over the world. After completing a BA (Hons) at Durham University in Politics, Philosophy and History, Sophia went on to complete an MA in magazine journalism in City University.

Following stints at The Telegraph, CNN and Time-Inc, she moved to BOAT International. During more than eight years with the company, she held the position of Travel Editor, visiting some of the world’s most prestigious properties, before being promoted to Acting Deputy Editor and Digital Content Director.

Her career has allowed her to gain a unique perspective on the UHNW leisure market, encompassing both the luxury travel and superyacht sectors. Alongside her journalism experience, she has curated and moderated events, as well as delivering multiple strategic partnerships with tourism boards and luxury hotel groups.

In her spare time Sophia can be found spending time with her daughter and husband, running, and visiting family in both France and Kenya.

Nicola Franklin

Today, PR isn’t just about pitching stories; it’s about cultivating imaginative partnerships that span multiple industries. The more unexpected, the better the cut-through. It’s these kinds of activations that garner the most editorial and social exposure, driving word-of-mouth. 

Nicola Franklin, Senior Account Director

Nicola’s PR career spans across the UK and Australia, amassing over ten years’ experience in the industry. Nicola started her career at Frank PR in Sydney, moving with the agency to the UK where she predominantly worked on entertainment and lifestyle clients, including 20th Century Fox and Universal.

Her foray into travel began at Hill + Knowlton Strategies where she worked on the IHG Group (Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, Hotel Indigo, Crown Plaza), as well as Westfield. Following this, Nicola worked at The Brandman Agency for nearly five years, working closely with the US team on new openings, refurbishments and flight routes including Qantas Airlines, La Mamounia Marrakech, Raffles Hotels & Resorts and Spice Island Grenada.

She joins us from Bacchus Agency and BIRD Travel PR where she managed several luxury travel clients including Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Auberge Resorts Collection, SH Hotels & Resorts and Kisawa Sanctuary in Mozambique.

Growing up in South Africa and Australia, she has a passion for the outdoors, hiking and eating out.

Anna Nouyou

In an evolving world where the senses are continually tapped, it is vital to plan and deliver events that serve a purpose and communicate a message. Large or small, live or virtual, our activations and content are a continuation of our storytelling to ensure a cohesive communications campaign.

Anna Nouyou, Head of Operations

Anna started her PR career in London at Sara Pearson Associates working on major retail giants Diageo and MFI. Following a year working in the US, she returned to London to join global advertising agency SPLintas as PR Manager promoting the agency's award-winning creative work for clients including the launch of Radio 5 Live and product launches for Häagen-Dazs and Lynx.

Her next career move led her into the world of luxury PR, joining Peretti Communications in a new event management role. Over the next 15 years, Anna oversaw all events for the agency's client list, whilst also working with the management team on new business development. 

Anna joins Sekoya Communications delivering events for the agency's luxury client list and, with Victoria, driving new business development. 

Anna’s love of logistics and planning are utilised at work and home. Her passion for property development keeps her busy having just completed the eighth renovation.

Alicia Davis-Way

Alicia Davis-Way, Senior Account Manager

Since completing a BA (Hons) in Public Relations from the University of the Arts London, Alicia has gained 5 years public relations experience in two leading London-based PR agencies. She started out in consumer and trade PR at WPP-owned, Clarion Communications, and then joined luxury lifestyle and travel PR agency, Peretti Communications, where she worked across UK and US markets.

Alicia also worked with the in-house communications team at Firmdale Hotels promoting their eight hotels in London and two in New York, Kit Kemp Design Studio and product launches internationally. In January 2023, Alicia joined Sekoya Communications, having previously worked with Victoria at Peretti.

Alexandra Coeln

Alexandra Coeln, Account Manager

Alexandra has been working in travel PR for over three years having started her career at JVPR where she worked on a variety of luxury hotel clients. Following this, Alexandra moved to FINN Partners Travel where she gained experience working across the broader travel industry with destinations and tourism boards. Alexandra has worked on some fantastic campaigns, launches, and broadcast opportunities over the years, which have led to creating strong media contacts in the UK and abroad.

Having grown up in the hospitality sector and bilingual in French and English, Alexandra has a deep passion and love for hotels and travel. She has travelled extensively across the Middle East and Africa and continues to discover new and far-reaching places.

During her free time, Alexandra likes to read, cook for her friends and family, and learn new languages.

Ellie Chambers

Ellie Chambers, Senior Account Executive

After completing a degree in English Literature and American Studies at the University of Nottingham, Ellie undertook an MA in Advertising and PR at Richmond University - The American University in London.

Keen to combine her communications skills with an interest in PR and a love for travel, Ellie secured a six-month internship at Sekoya Communications. During this time, her eagerness to learn and her great results proved invaluable, and she is now a fully-fledged member of our team.

In her spare time, Ellie enjoys Pilates and dog walks, as well as exploring new areas of London, especially for good coffee!

Róisín Dixon

Róisín Dixon, Account Executive

After completing her BA (Hons) English Literature degree at the University of Birmingham, Róisín spent a year working in the French Alps in luxury catered chalets and travelling in Indonesia. These experiences ignited an interest in luxury lifestyle and travel so on her return to the UK, Róisín secured a six-month internship at Sekoya Communications. Róisín’s enthusiasm and proven results made her an invaluable member of the team and she was appointed Junior Account Executive in January 2023.

Having grown up in the Middle East and having visited twenty-seven countries to date; travel, beautiful hotels and hiking to incredible places are some of the things Róisín loves best.

Yasmine Cramer

Yasmine Cramer, Junior Account and Social Executive

Following a year spent living and working in Valencia, Yasmine graduated from the University of Leeds with First Class Honours in Spanish and Linguistics in 2023.

Having always had a passion for languages and travel, Yasmine was keen to explore the world of PR, which led her to secure a six-month internship at Sekoya Communications. As a result of her hardworking nature and notable achievements, Yasmine was offered a permanent position as Junior Account and Social Executive in January 2024.

Outside of work, Yasmine enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and dog, as well as baking, going to the gym, and exploring new places.

Shy Lewis

Shy Lewis, Freelance PR Consultant

Shy Lewis has over 15 years’ experience covering various sectors from luxury travel to hospitality. She has worked on global PR campaigns for renowned drinks brands such as premium whisky Royal Salute, and Louis XIII Cognac. She has also worked for some of London’s best restaurants and bars including Michelin-starred Hide and Hakkasan, as well as one of the World’s 50 Best Bars, Scout in Hackney.

Eleanor Dogos-Docovitch

Eleanor Dogos-Docovitch, Freelance Influencer Consultant

With over six years' experience in luxury, travel and lifestyle PR, Ellie started her career at Edelman, before moving to Bacchus where she worked for three and a half years. Her excellent media and luxury lifestyle influencer contacts, paired with her experience in hotel opening strategies, partnerships, and events, led Ellie to go freelance in January 2022. She will be supporting Sekoya Communications on some of their upcoming projects.

Ellie was formerly an actress, gymnast and still dances in her spare time, alongside running, trying new restaurants, and avidly following the latest fashion trends.

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