Karla Dawes 

Karla Dawes has a reputation for being an expert in communications and public relations for the hospitality industry. She is known for her talent for forging strong relationships with media, conceptualising and running original and memorable events. After working in public relations and events across the hospitality, automotive, fashion and lifestyle sectors for 10 years, Karla made the decision to strike out on her own, opening Karla Dawes Press Office in 2016.

From there, KDPO has grown into a respected powerhouse and industry leader with an expert team who service some of the best brands across the food and beverage, lifestyle and consumer sectors. KDPO’s current client roster ranges from Lucas Restaurants (including Chin Chin, Society and Grill Americano) and Shane Delia’s Delia Group alongside iconic hospitality businesses like Stokehouse and King & Godfree. Other clients also include French champagne house Taittinger, cheese specialist Maker & Monger and butcher Victor Churchill.