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, a board member of Women In Business at London Business School and volunteers in adoption services.

Our Team
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 large brand, international corporate and NGO clients.


Deborah Smith

Deborah is a curator, consultant and arts collections specialist. She has a passion for collaboration and extensive experience of delivering exhibitions, commissions, learning, engagement and interpretation programmes. She was previously the director of the Arts Council Collection.

Dan Turner

Dan is an expert in corporate and brand partnerships with the arts and culture sector. He brings a creative and commercial perspective to partnerships, as well as the energy and drive needed to reach out and grow projects.

Julie Humpherson

Julie specialises in internal communications and employee engagement, connecting people to the purpose of organisations. She brings corporate communications skills and a data and insight-led approach to project ideation and delivery for internal and external audiences.


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. 

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.

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.

Claire Aston

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