RICHARD SLEE – DIRECTOR
Richard has over 20 years’ experience working within board level and political environments. Prior to establishing RS, he successfully led many high profile marketing and communication initiatives for the Isle of Man Government’s economic development agencies. During this time he was involved with a diverse range of sectors including financial/professional services, ICT, eGaming, energy, manufacturing, tourism and the Isle of Man’s renowned ship and aircraft registries.
He also worked for a period with the Isle of Man Government External Relations Team. The role included engagement with UK and international governments, the Chief Minister’s National Strategy Group and providing oversight and governance of the International Development Committee in respect of the £2.5M budget for overseas aid.
Prior to this he worked for 10 years for Manx Telecom, where he had responsibility for key parts of the firm’s product portfolio.
A Chartered Marketer, Richard’s proactive and hard-working approach in supporting the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has been frequently recognised. He was CIM North West Volunteer of the Year in 2020, North West Member of the Year in 2007 and North West Ambassador of the Year in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded a Fellowship by CIM. He also sits on CIM’s North West Board.
Richard is involved on a pro bono basis with a number of organisations. He is a Trustee of Diana, Princess of Wales Hospice Care at Home Trust, a member of the Institute of Directors Isle of Man committee and an Executive Board Member for the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association.
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Every client is unique, so the solutions we provide will be tailored to your specific requirements – even down to the creatives we partner with. We love the freedom of working with talented independent creatives – such as photographers, designers and copywriters – to fulfil our clients’ requirements to the highest standards.
And being a boutique consultancy means we are more efficient in terms of our overheads. We don’t need to keep any costly in-house resources occupied. This means we can be agile and efficient while simultaneously delivering the best results for our clients.
“Having worked with Richard for a number of years I believe he possesses many marketing and leadership attributes. His broad experience across a number of marketing functions is invaluable and he has demonstrated a strong sense of creativity and innovation that has always been outcome driven. I have great respect for Richard and have no hesitation in recommending him.”
Manx Utilities engaged RS Marketing and PR Ltd at the Programme initiation stage to provide marketing insights and recommendations as to how Manx Utilities should optimise its communication with stakeholders. A proposed communications strategy was received on time, despite a challenging deadline, and contained an outline communications framework and strategy to inform, and help Manx Utilities ensure the success of, the rollout of Advanced Metering Infrastructure.
"RS Marketing and PR created Tevir Group’s corporate identity and reputation management approach from scratch and we are delighted that they continue to represent our interests. As a recently established investment management office which had made some high profile property acquisitions, Richard’s expertise, experience and contacts have proven crucial in helping us shape valuable positive relationships with groups and individuals that are key to the success of our business."
"Richard’s highly supportive approach to reputation management and development of key messages helped us to further enhance our corporate profile to important stakeholders."
"I really appreciated the support of RS Marketing and PR with my new business. Following a hugely successful first year we continue to benefit from Richard's experience and advice with our brand and PR initiatives, which have helped Rex Leasing punch above its weight in what is a highly competitive market."