A prolific industry commentator within the finance and renewable energy markets, Adam left a City investor relations firm to found The Tamarindo Group, in 2010.
The Tamarindo Group includes Tamarindo Communications, a strategic PR and communications advisory and Tamarindo Networks, a global membership platform that incorporates the A Word About Wind and Energy Storage Report media brands.
A regular and active participant on the conference circuit, Adam plays a key role in the strategic development of Tamarindo Group.
With 15 years in agency corporate public relations, Roland has worked with, and advised, some of the largest global businesses operating in markets around the world.
Roland’s experience in public relations enables him to create campaigns that allow businesses to protect their reputations, carve a niche in crowded market places, and provide discernible returns on investment.
Overseeing the team at Tamarindo Communications, and working across a range of renewable energy clients, Roland takes overall responsibility for developing and delivering focused campaigns that provide real commercial cut-through and engagement.
Gemma has worked in the communications industry for nearly 15 years in both a b2b and b2c capacity leading teams to deliver intelligent and effective communications campaigns for big name clients. Having spent over a decade honing her skills within London agencies, Gemma joined Tamarindo at the beginning of 2019.
In her role as Client Services Director, Gemma looks after a roster of clients with a focus on technology and innovation and is a member of the Senior Management Team.
With an enthusiastic and unrelenting ‘can do’ attitude, Gemma works with businesses to craft core messaging, uncover key business stories and build a communications campaign that, not only raises awareness and builds brand profile, but supports and drives the commercial goals of the business.
Away from her desk, Gemma can be found boxing, reading a book or running around after her twin boys.
Andy has worked in communications for 20 years and with renewables and clean tech businesses since 2005.
As Head of Communications for Tidal Lagoon Power he built out the social, economic and political case for a new form of scale renewable generation. Results included a world-first planning permission, nine-figure investment commitments from the private and public sectors, and widespread political support across all major parties.
Before that he established a dedicated clean energy strategic communications team at FTI Consulting, helping to launch and grow a large number of global decarbonisation ventures.
Outside of work and parenthood he is an increasingly frustrated footballer and writer.
Richard is a long-suffering member of the Tamarindo team, having joined on the Graduate Programme in 2013, following a four-year French and German degree at the University of Oxford.
Since then, Richard has delivered consistent, high quality media coverage and messaging advice across his retained client portfolio, which spans the global renewable energy and maritime sectors.
He specialises in the development and review of compelling editorial content – a skill that has come in handy during the execution of high impact PR and marketing campaigns.
Richard is often unfairly lampooned for his appreciation of the lesser-known Dutch sport of Korfball.
With over a decade in PR and communications, Nikolai has honed his capabilities across multiple sectors, including tech, entertainment, leisure, telecoms, FMCG, property and retail.
Passionate about the written word, he is obsessed with unlocking meaningful and compelling stories for clients, taking pride in understanding the needs of the business, and how to get there. An approach he applies to his clients at Tamarindo, driving change to make the world a cleaner place.
Omnivorous in experience - from music festivals to mobile phones, multinationals to minnows - Nikolai is driven to deliver highest-level strategy, consultancy and targeted brand communications.
Born in California, nobody wants to talk to him about his beloved San Francisco Giants (MLB) and 49ers (NFL). His love of bicycles and cookery goes down better in group chats.
Diane is an account manager with a wealth of experience running successful PR, marketing and public affairs campaigns across the industrial, oil and gas, marine and environmental sectors.
Having graduated with a BA and Masters in Political Science from Northwestern University, Diane held a number of PR and public affairs roles including at ExxonMobil based in Houston.
In her spare time, Diane enjoys walks in the Chilterns with her dogs Maggie and Ronnie.
Lizzie joined Tamarindo in December 2018 following a postgraduate degree in Social Anthropology at Oxford University. Having previously worked in both international climate change policy and in marketing and communications, she is enjoying exploring how the two combine (and clash) in the private sector.
Lizzie is involved with clients across renewable energy and finance, supporting the team with communications, copy writing and media relations.
At the weekends, you’ll find Lizzie on her bike somewhere on the roads of the UK or trying to stop her glasses steaming up by the fire in a cosy Oxford pub.
Lisa joined Tamarindo in April 2021 from a brand marketing role in a maritime intelligence firm.
Her PR career to date has focused around commercial maritime, marine fuels, and a range of physical and digital technologies within the shipping sector. Continuing in kind, Lisa supports our clients in the maritime sector as well as those in renewable energy, delivering press activity, media relations, and campaign management.
Lisa’s life outside of work is a runaway train of rock music, skiing and salsa dancing, with brief interludes for befriending passing dogs in the street.
After finishing her degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Manchester in 2018, Polly decided to venture into new pastures for her career. She joined Tamarindo in October 2019 after a year producing conferences for the wind industry. As a proponent of the value of renewable energy to the economy and the climate, she enjoys further immersing herself in communications for innovative companies acting to reduce emissions.
Polly is involved with clients across the renewable energy and maritime industries, supporting the team with communications, copy writing and media relations.
A graduate from the university of York where he studied business and management, Matt joined Tamarindo in August 2019 having spent an industrial placement year doing marketing for the FMCG giant Unilever. With a keen interest in sustainability and renewable energy he is now enjoying himself in the world of PR and marketing.
Matt is involved with clients across the renewable energy, maritime and insurance spheres and is enjoying gaining a greater breadth and depth of information about these areas when supporting the team across communications, media relations and copy writing.
Outside of the office you’ll find Matt in one of Oxford’s pubs looking for the perfect Yorkshire pudding.
Luke joined Tamarindo Group in 2019 as a graduate with a Political Science and Philosophy degree from the University of Birmingham.
With a keen interest in business writing, Luke has refined his communications and copywriting skills, working across accounts in the maritime, renewable and offshore energy spheres.
When Luke is not drafting hard-hitting content for clients, you can find him digging through dusty crates in trendy record shops.
With a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and a wide range of experience across graphic, digital and information design, Sam brings both critical and creative thinking to the Tamarindo team.
Heading up Tamarindo’s focused in-house design and development capacity, he enables the team to deliver engaging stories and user experiences more effectively and purposefully.
Outside of work, Sam is generally found running, cycling or hiking up remote hills.
With a degree in English Literature from the University of Exeter and a background in 2D digital design Rachael has experience in retail marketing and freelance design.
Rachael’s passion for creating original artwork has seen her work on a variety of marketing campaigns. As an addition to the Design Team at Tamarindo, she is keen to apply her creative eye across print and digital media to create visual elements that engage customers and deliver messages effectively.
When not drawing, you’ll find Rachael carving something out of wood or experimenting with new flavours in the kitchen.
Richard has worked in business writing since 2005 and is a well-respected editor and commentator on all aspects of the global energy transition.
Since joining Tamarindo Group in 2014, Richard’s role has grown and he is now the company’s editorial and content lead. This involves heading the group’s content and copywriting division; acting as editor-in-chief of media brands A Word About Wind and Energy Storage Report; and leading Tamarindo's Power List reports.
He also heads the content side of Tamarindo’s Financing Wind conferences and Watt Seat webinar series; and loves helping clients to solve their content challenges.
Outside work, Richard likes gardening, classic literature, and coaching his daughters’ youth football teams. He is also passionate about good mental health in and out of the workplace.
Ben is an experienced editor, journalist and copywriter.
He has worked as a writer and contributor for national newspapers, including The Guardian and The Times. He also spent six years as the Madrid-based editor of a legal magazine and website, and previously worked as chief editor for a Paris-based legal and financial ratings agency. He has also worked as a copywriter for Oxford University Press, as well as clients in the legal, financial and property sectors.
A Fulham FC fanatic, Ben has written for the club’s fanzine and, during one glorious season, followed the team round most of Europe.