About Us

Morgan-Brinkhurst Consultancy Team - photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography
Morgan-Brinkhurst Consultancy Team (photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography)

You will find below details of the MBC team. A list of MBC clients and businesses we have worked alongside can also be found towards the bottom of the page

Morgan-Brinkhurst Consultancy is owned and run by Loraine Morgan-Brinkhurst MBE.

Loraine is a former Mayor of Bath and was runner up in the National Mayor of the Year Awards 2003. She has many years experience in organising events for charities and businesses.

Loraine was awarded her MBE in the 2010 Queens Birthday Honours List.

Loraine has a wealth of experience in all aspects of Marketing/PR/Event/Project Management & Sponsorship sourcing and has worked with many organisations over the last fifteen years.

Loraine was named the winner of the 2008 Bath Business Women’s Association Community Award for commitment and support to Charities and the Community as well as the creation of the Olympic Arts Project.

Loraine was named winner of the Community Worker of 2008 in the Bath Chronicle 2008 awards and a runner up in the Bath Chronicle 2008, 2009 and 2010 Woman of the Year award.

Loraine is proud to be a Board Member of Bath Tourism Plus and Non Exec Director of Sirona Care & Health.

Details of our various departments and the lead members within our team are listed below. Contact numbers and email addresses are listed to the right or on our Contact Us page.


Loraine Morgan-Brinkhurst MBE - photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography
Mobile: +44 (0)7973 683874


Marketing Executive: Vivien Simpson

Vivien’s business expertise is in Marketing and Direct Business Development management with international work experience in England, Australia and Hong Kong. She has a proven track record in generating growth in new and existing businesses.

As joint proprietor of a highly successful estate agency in Perth West Australia she has considerable experience in residential and commercial property management. Between 1984 and 1989 the business built up to 4 branches with its own settlement agency and a staff of 32 people.

She ran the property management portfolio of 170 properties which produced a rental in excess of $1m per annum. The company won the top sales award in the North side of Perth in 1986, a hotly contested award amongst estate agents.

Vivien moved on to shopping centre management with the international property consultants Richard Ellis in Perth where she ran a number of shopping centres and commercial complexes. Additionally she lectured on real estate property management at the Real Estate Institute of West Australia in Perth.

Other areas of expertise include sales, marketing, conference and banqueting administration in the hospitality industry. Vivien has also been pivotal to the growth of local companies in the High Street print shop business.


Vivien Simpson - photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography
Mobile: +44 (0)771 3037399


Event, IT and Social Media Executive: Kerrianne Gauld MBA.

Role: Team management, budgetary controls and Social Media support to MBC clients

Experience: A manager experienced at all stages of enterprises across a wide range of industry sectors, particularly ITC (Information Technology & Communications), hotels & leisure, healthcare, construction and media. Strong project management and operational skills with experience of delivering to tight timescales.

Kerrianne Gauld MBA
Mobile: +44 (0) 7976389628



Senior Administration Officer: Raine Harvey-Cantrell.

Role: Providing all administration to the MBC marketing team members Vivien, Tessa and Michelle. Raine also oversees the events team.

Experience: Raine has previously run her own recruitment company and had been Vice-Chairman of a Wiltshire Chamber of Commerce. Has experience in running business and awards events and conferences. More recently Raine worked for a recruitment company who supported people back into work. Raine joined the MBC team in October 2011.

Raine Harvey-Cantrell
Mobile: +44 (0) 7540333133



Press and Communications: Wendy Best.

Wendy has been a journalist for 24 years. She was group Commercial Editor for The Western Daily Press and Bristol Evening Post plus other evening titles in Gloucestershire and Bath where appropriate. She was acting editor for weekend and Bank Holiday rotas.

Awards Won

2006 - Environmental Journalist of the Year South West
2003 - UKPG Campaigning Newspaper of the Year for a campaign which I coordinated
1994 - Guild of Editors North West Newspaper Awards, Young Journalist of the Year and runner-up in the News Reporter of the Year.
1994 - North West Press Awards, Fylde Young Journalist of the Year and runner-up in the Young Journalist of the Year.
1993 - Runner-up in the North West Press Awards Young Journalist of the Year...

"I am delighted to be working with Morgan-Brinkhurst Consultancy ‘Events & Promotions'".

Wendy Best - photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography
Mobile: +44 (0)7715 770242



Events: Laura Guppy.

Laura obtained her BA in English Language and Linguistics and MA in Social-Cultural Anthropology from Durham University. She then went on to study for a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism Studies at the Scottish Centre of Journalism Studies in Glasgow.

This lead on to a successful three year career as a radio journalist when she worked at Star Radio in Weston-Super-Mare and Bristol and Bath FM.

Laura enjoys working in Bath whilst also volunteering for various charities and organisations in the South West. The last 2 years Laura has taken part in the Great North Swim raising money for her chosen charities.

Laura Harrison - photo courtesy of Celia Mannings Photography


Administration and Enquiries:

MBC have an office support team who help manage the administration and enquiries. Morgan-Brinkhurst Consultancy Team are out at many events and meetings 24/7 and the office team provide a valuable support service to the Events, Marketing and Promotions Team at MBC.



Below is a selection of companies we have worked for and alongside.
MBC Clients
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