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Our founders

Gavin Swain and Cayetana Brown founded Stray Cat Communications in 2008.  With over 20 years' experience working in events and communications, they saw a market in delivering first-class results.


As a team, their complementary skills in creativity, marketing and organisation have flourished into a successful and sustainable business. 

Gavin Swain

Creative Director

With over 20 years experience designing live events, Gavin is responsible for all creative direction. Having studied graphic design and animation, he went on to work for some of the UK’s most creative AV companies before becoming part of the Stray Cat team.

Cayetana Brown

Managing Director

With excellent attention to detail, and strong industry knowledge, Cayetana has a unique understanding of event production. With a clear leadership approach, Cayetana promotes team cohesion to ensure successful execution. 

A boutique communications agency specialising in the design, production and management of live events.


As an agency with in-depth understanding of business communications, we offer a bespoke package, priding ourselves on the personal approach we use for every project.


Working with a range of clients across all sectors, our original, creative ideas are the heart of what we do.  We can enhance your sales pitch with an animated video, create a strategy to promote a new vision to your staff, help you create a keynote or PowerPoint presentation for an important team meeting; whatever your needs, we have the skill and understanding to meet your communications plan.

Concept to Creation

We are specialists in the production of award ceremonies. From intimate lunches for 200 to lavish dinners for 2000, we can design and manage your event to reflect your business needs. Placing your brand central to any concept, your event is successfully promoted with our expertise.

Conferences should be rejuvenating and fun as well as useful and we understand that is an important vehicle to engage and motivate staff. Let us take care of every aspect from sourcing venues to speaker support and set design to conference format and session scheduling.

Awards & Conferences

We offer a bespoke consultancy for your entire event needs. 


Sometimes you just need a nudge in the right direction; we can take an objective look at your event and advise on the next steps. 


You may be looking at where or how to expand and we can research your market sector and put together a plan for your future. We cover everything: entertainment, hosts, presentation, graphics, staging, lighting, theme, style, video and animation.

Event Management

We create sleek graphics to support your presentation and truly enhance your brand and messaging. We will work with you to help you deliver your story in a powerful way, ensuring your audience are fully engaged.


Video is the language of the internet for promotion, communication and content distribution and the means to reach out to a broader audience.


If you need to a video to bring your messages to life, Stray Cat Communications can create whatever you need,  from a health and safety video or a talking heads interview to a client testimonial. We have the skill to take your objective, create a plan and produce a film to meet your requirements. 

Graphic Design &

Video Creation

Our Team

Helena Barrow

Head of Production

Luke Baldwin

Head of Creative

Pedro Costa

Senior Graphic Designer

Kyra Reeve

Senior Graphic Designer

Charlie Howitt

Graphic Designer

Charlie Hodsdon

Production Manager

Edmee Laryea

Account Director 

Kaitlyn Johnson

Production Assistant 

Emma Martin

Graphic Designer

Ryan Baines

Graphic Designer