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Counter Context

St. James house, Vicar Lane - Sheffield

Counter Context

About Us

Counter Context is a leading communications and public affairs company based in the north of England.

We help clients in the built environment and beyond, to consult, engage and promote. Our work is underpinned by the idea that meaningful, open and two-way communication builds understanding, trust and support for ideas, projects and organisations.

Our team is made up of talented people with experience in a range of disciplines including planning, public relations, politics, marketing, stakeholder management and corporate communications. Based in Sheffield and Manchester, we operate throughout the UK and internationally.

Our approach incorporates our values; we will always act with integrity, demonstrating efficiency, awareness and ambition, developing strong partnerships to achieve success for our clients.

Counter Context supports a range of sectors within the built environment including commercial, mixed use and residential developments, transport networks, waste management and energy infrastructure, particularly renewable energy NSIPs. Our expertise includes:

- Creative promotion and design
- Community and stakeholder engagement
- Public affairs
- Media relations
- Consultation
- Community relations
- Events management
- Digital marketing
- Internal communications
- Corporate social responsibility

Industry Sectors

B2B: business services, Construction: Infrastructure, Government agencies, Government: local, Media: print, Associations/membership organisations, Retail: Stores, Transport, Pharmaceutical: Manufacturing/biotech, Energy/Fuel, Public Affairs, Environment


  • Community relations
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Crisis & issues management
  • Employee/internal communications
  • Media Relations
  • Government relations/lobbying: local

Specialist Services

  • Communications planning
  • Design
  • Event & conference management
  • Message development
  • Strategic consultancy
  • Publications

Partners and Directors

Alexis Krachai - Managing DirectorLeigh Bramall - DirectorEmily Marshall - Associate DirectorHarriet Knowles - Account DirectorGillian Burton - Director of Operations

Company Info

Number of Employees
St. James house, Vicar Lane
Lloyd House, 18 Lloyd Street
Countries Affiliated
Denmark, United States

Contact Info

  • St. James house, Vicar Lane
  • Sheffield
  • S1 2EX

Primary Contacts

Counter Context

Becky Wilsdon