Who we are

Albright Special is a boutique agency that uses the power of partnership to deliver informed solutions, inclusive project management and tangible results. 

We specialise in working across commercial business and not-for-profit sectors with each specially selected team including experienced sector experts.

We can help you tease out the next step or hit the ground running, providing modern, flexible and cost effective solutions to move your partnerships from transactional to transformational.

Rachel Clarke

Albright Special was set up by Rachel Clarke in 2015. Rachel has spent 20 years working with businesses and not-for-profits on results-driven multi-stakeholder projects. She enjoyed ten years at industry success story Four Communications and was previously a director of Sponsorship Consulting and Corporate Reputation Consulting.

Rachel has also worked within the arts and charity sectors as a fundraiser and is an experienced trainer and speaker.

She is a trustee of the Inner Circle Education Trust and volunteers in adoption services.

Mick Sital Sing

Mick is a specialist in people and organisational development and training, with extensive experience and expertise in the private, voluntary and public sectors. He provides the calm and expert know-how in our training and team-development work.

Rachel Gatley

Rachel is a senior communications professional with expertise in strategic communications and media relations around CSR & ESG for big brand, international corporate and NGO clients.


Claire Aston

Claire is a strategic communications professional, with experience in brand, fundraising and media communications in the NGO sector and beyond. A former print journalist, Claire can ‘find the story’ that brings partnerships together.


Tony Joyce

Tony is a senior marketing and communications expert, with in-house corporate experience at pedigree luxury and financial services brands as well as in-house and consulting roles across the Further Education sector.

Morag Small

Morag is an experienced and enthusiastic fundraiser, building philanthropic partnerships with individuals and trusts and foundations. She also advises on development strategies for capital, revenue and membership modelling.

Dan Turner

Dan is a corporate fundraiser and sponsorship expert specialising in brands, arts and culture. He brings a creative and commercial perspective to partnerships, as well as the energy and drive needed to reach out and grow projects.

Mike Carter

Mike is media strategist and measurement expert. He works with brands and partners across sectors to inform and guide future strategy through the analysis and evaluation of investments in marketing, media and communications activity. 

Angela Diakopolou

Angela is MD of Sphere Insights Ltd, a market research consultancy specialising in culture, sponsorship and education. She works with us on research and measurement projects and has a strong understanding of the different needs of businesses and not-for-profits.

Julie Humpherson

Julie specialises in internal communications and employee engagement, bringing strategy and campaigns to life through storytelling, and connecting people to the purpose of organisations.

A former marketer, she brings corporate communications skills and a data and insight led approach to project ideation and delivery for internal and external audiences.