The Red Consultancy’s Stuart Yeardsley, 28, has won the IPR Young
Communicator 2000 award.
Account director Yeardsley beat 12 other finalists in the 25 to 30 age
category. His work at the Red Consultancy has involved projects on
brands including Microsoft, McDonald’s, Motorola and Odeon.
’He is well informed, very reflective and really understands the dot.com
culture,’ said Colin Farrington, IPR director general and chair of the
The award is not a first for Yeardsley. In 1998, he won a PRCA award for
the launch of Faberge’s first unisex fragrance, Fusion.
The Young Communicator Awards, sponsored by Rom-eike and Curtice,
recognise excellence in work carried out by professionals aged 30 and
under in all areas of PR.