the team


We've gathered together a team of in-house and freelance communication professionals who are creative, experienced and passionate about delivering our clients their desired results.

We work with an excellent network of like-minded creatives who allow us to manage every aspect of your communication strategy seamlessly, meaning you only need to deal with one point of contact when it comes to building your brand.

Our people are chosen for their values, ability to laugh and because they have a solid grasp of how to communicate well. They're guided on a day-to-day basis by our senior team of Karen Porter and Sarah Watson.

Karen Porter – Founder & Creative Director

Karen brings 20 years’ experience in the communication industry and a passion for strategic big-picture thinking. She has a talent for diving deep into a brand to understand the core values and goals and then building an integrated communication strategy around them.

With a passion for the written word that began over 30 years ago, she combines writing from the heart with a solid understanding of business and an analytical approach founded on a legal background.

Karen has followed the Conscious Capitalism movement since 2011 and has embedded her own values of business for good into the core of the Underground Communications brand.

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Sarah Watson – Senior Communications Consultant

Sarah is an invaluable team member with almost 20 years’ experience as an in-house and agency-based PR professional.

Having worked in the UK and Australia for some of the world’s leading brands, Sarah brings a pragmatic and focussed approach to serving the Underground Communications clients.

Her attention to detail and experience in building solid media and client relationships provides substance and success to campaigns as well as ensuring that clients are fully informed.

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