With a strong service ethic and a focus on bespoke expert support, we’re committed to building the close PR partnerships that help us make a genuine impact and exceed expectations at every turn.

PR and communications

The arts

  • Sue Jane Taylor

Business and finance

  • Active Finance
  • AXA Business Insurance
  • Change Recruitment
  • Opinurate

Education and training

  • The Education and Training Foundation
  • Forth Valley College
  • Right Track Scotland
  • The Scottish College for Educational Leadership
  • The University of Glasgow
  • The University of the Highlands and Islands


  • Malin Group


  • The International Aspirin Foundation

Mental health

  • The National Confidential Forum

Transport and aviation

  • The Aviation Skills Partnership
  • SITA
  • The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre


Business and finance

  • APUC
  • The Medical Protection Society
  • Plan B Consulting

Education and training

  • JISC
  • The University of the Highlands and Islands
  • The University of Portsmouth


  • National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)


  • Cairn Housing Association
  • Melville Housing Association
  • The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

Professional organisations

  • The Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Sporting bodies

  • Sport Wales

Transport and aviation

  • The Go-Ahead Group


“Alison worked solidly with us at AXA for eighteen months to help shape and drive forward our PR strategy. Her knowledge, allied to a really innovative mind, significantly improved our media coverage and made a genuine contribution to us becoming number one for brand awareness amongst micro SMEs.”

Gordon Rutherford, Marketing Director

AXA Business Insurance

"Alison helped us take a fresh look at internal communications across our partnership – and with 14 organisations involved, that’s quite a challenge! Her bespoke training and strategic advice was invaluable and we’re well on our way to delivering a real difference in approach."

Alison Lochhead, Communications and External Relations Manager

University of the Highlands and Islands

“Working with Catalyst Communications has been an excellent experience. Alison's knowledge and insight have proven extremely useful to our marketing and PR understanding.”

Charlie Loarridge, Treasurer

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre

“Alison’s assistance with promoting my work has been invaluable. Her persona is calmness but in her work approach there is a deep sense of determination and commitment, not forgetting that west coast of Scotland sense of humour!”

Sue Jane Taylor

Visual Artist

“Flexible and approachable with a great deal of unique PR expertise, we have found the service and value from Catalyst to be second to none”

Simon Witts, Chief Executive Officer

The Aviation Skills Partnership