who i am

Victoria is a multi-award winning communications, culture change and corporate reputation expert, who passionately believes in business as a force for good. She helps organisations to do the right thing, whilst driving profitable growth.

 

Victoria co-chairs the PRCA Green Room to drive collaboration and build knowledge across the comms industry and in 2010 was awarded PR Week's 29 Under 29. Recently, Victoria became a Fellow of the RSA to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges.

what i do

Victoria created Victoria Page Communications to pursue a belief that businesses can become a force for good.

 

helping businesses to drive positive change

Businesses that positively contribute to the societies and environments in which they operate are proven to be more successful than those that don’t – they attract and retain better talent, they are more appealing to investors, consumers have a stronger preference for them, and above all, these brands perform better – through higher productivity and higher profits.

vision

For every business to deliver positive change

mission

To help businesses become a force for good, using the power of communications to drive sustained positive change both inside and outside an organisation.

 

clients

Through more than a decade of experience working with global and boutique communications agencies, Victoria has mastered the ability to navigate challenging landscapes to find opportunity, to collaborate with the right people to drive positive change and to inspire leaders with the belief that their business can become a force for good.

 

As a culture change and communications expert, Victoria helps organisations to:

 

  • Surface and articulate their purpose - WHY they exist
  • Develop CSR and sustainability strategies that are challenging yet realistic
  • Embed strategies across internal and external audiences to drive attitudinal and behaviour change
  • Devise award winning communications strategies
  • Collaborate and connect with businesses and individuals around sustainable business issues
  • Deliver best practice reputation management, crisis and issues

a unique network

Victoria Page Communications has built a stellar network of communications experts spanning consumer and corporate comms strategy, brand strategy, employee engagement, online reputation and sustainable business. Whatever the challenge, its likely that someone in the network will have a solution.

the blog

  • Delivered strategic comms consultancy for The State of Qatar at both the UN General Assembly in New York and COP18 in Doha. Advised the President of COP18, providing messaging development, media training and media relations consultancy, as well as issues planning and management.
  • Established Refreshment Division’s communications strategy, drawing on sustainability focused achievements and embedded the strategy through a powerful internal and external comms programme. Responsible for providing sustainability consultancy as Refreshment sought to develop a unique sustainability strategy within the Unilever brand.
  • Sustainability Strategy – Created the sustainability strategy for one of the UK’s largest canned fish suppliers in partnership with the brand’s UK MD, Paul Reenan, which has now been adopted by parent company, Thai Union; one of the world’s largest fish manufacturers. Embedded the strategy internally through the National Conference, redeveloped the on-boarding process for new staff, and ran a broad engagement campaign across multiple offices.
  • Delivering communications surrounding JLR’s sustainability strategy around a reduction in tailpipe emissions and further R&D including lightweighting. In addition, working with Land Rover’s conservation partners, Born Free, Earthwatch and Royal Geographical Society to highlight their commitment to sustainability.
  • Sky wanted to show leadership in the global business community to drive policy and behaviour change around plastics nationally and internationally, building on their Ocean Rescue campaign. Victoria worked with Altology to develop three commitments which leveraged Sky’s expertise and influence as a business as well as its content and broadcasting capabilities as a global media brand: 1. Eliminate single use plastics across Sky’s entire supply chain by 2020 2. Develop policy asks to incentivise and support businesses to reduce use of plastics/impact on our oceans 3. Catalyse innovation with a £25m venture fund to accelerate the development of alternatives to single use plastics.
  • Sony Europe – Open Planet Ideas focused on crowdsourcing to find a solution to environmental problems and culminated in the launch of +U, a mobile volunteering application, winning a Guardian Sustainable Business Award. FutureScapes – engaged public and stakeholders to imagine what the future will look like in 2025 in partnership with Forum for the Future. As part of this, Victoria orchestrated one of the biggest brainstorms in Europe to create concepts of the future, as well as generating positive sentiment for Sony among stakeholders.
  • Delivered an innovative programme, Water House of Future in India, UK and globally. Provided strategic consultancy to urge the team to break new ground with unexpected partners and delivered extensive stakeholder mapping to seek affiliates to deliver the programme.
  • O2 had an opportunity to explore why they existed as a business, and Victoria worked with the team to articulate O2’s purpose and then created a strategy to embed the Purpose throughout the business, starting with the Senior Leadership Team of 40+ C-Suite execs, followed by the National Employee Conference where the Purpose was revealed to 8,000 staff. Of the SLT, 91% were excited by the Purpose, and 97% understood how it can drive competitive advantage. Across the business, 88% of all employees felt inspired by the purpose.

Date : 04/11/17

 

three ways to improve workplace culture

 

Recently, I’ve been working with a handful of organisations including Hilton and a fast-growing energy company to improve and enhance their workplace culture. The experiences with each organisation has helped me crystallise three main thoughts on how to create a great workplace culture:

  • Delivered strategic comms consultancy for The State of Qatar at both the UN General Assembly in New York and COP18 in Doha. Advised the President of COP18, providing messaging development, media training and media relations consultancy, as well as issues planning and management.
  • Established Refreshment Division’s communications strategy, drawing on sustainability focused achievements and embedded the strategy through a powerful internal and external comms programme. Responsible for providing sustainability consultancy as Refreshment sought to develop a unique sustainability strategy within the Unilever brand.
  • Sustainability Strategy – Created the sustainability strategy for one of the UK’s largest canned fish suppliers in partnership with the brand’s UK MD, Paul Reenan, which has now been adopted by parent company, Thai Union; one of the world’s largest fish manufacturers. Embedded the strategy internally through the National Conference, redeveloped the on-boarding process for new staff, and ran a broad engagement campaign across multiple offices.
  • Delivering communications surrounding JLR’s sustainability strategy around a reduction in tailpipe emissions and further R&D including lightweighting. In addition, working with Land Rover’s conservation partners, Born Free, Earthwatch and Royal Geographical Society to highlight their commitment to sustainability.
  • Sky wanted to show leadership in the global business community to drive policy and behaviour change around plastics nationally and internationally, building on their Ocean Rescue campaign. Victoria worked with Altology to develop three commitments which leveraged Sky’s expertise and influence as a business as well as its content and broadcasting capabilities as a global media brand: 1. Eliminate single use plastics across Sky’s entire supply chain by 2020 2. Develop policy asks to incentivise and support businesses to reduce use of plastics/impact on our oceans 3. Catalyse innovation with a £25m venture fund to accelerate the development of alternatives to single use plastics.
  • Sony Europe – Open Planet Ideas focused on crowdsourcing to find a solution to environmental problems and culminated in the launch of +U, a mobile volunteering application, winning a Guardian Sustainable Business Award. FutureScapes – engaged public and stakeholders to imagine what the future will look like in 2025 in partnership with Forum for the Future. As part of this, Victoria orchestrated one of the biggest brainstorms in Europe to create concepts of the future, as well as generating positive sentiment for Sony among stakeholders.
  • Delivered an innovative programme, Water House of Future in India, UK and globally. Provided strategic consultancy to urge the team to break new ground with unexpected partners and delivered extensive stakeholder mapping to seek affiliates to deliver the programme.
  • O2 had an opportunity to explore why they existed as a business, and Victoria worked with the team to articulate O2’s purpose and then created a strategy to embed the Purpose throughout the business, starting with the Senior Leadership Team of 40+ C-Suite execs, followed by the National Employee Conference where the Purpose was revealed to 8,000 staff. Of the SLT, 91% were excited by the Purpose, and 97% understood how it can drive competitive advantage. Across the business, 88% of all employees felt inspired by the purpose.