Brent Council PR chief Marina Pirotta is to quit to set up her own
Pirotta, Brent director of communications and consultation, will leave
next month to start Marina Pirotta Communications, based in east
The agency will have an initial staff of three and concentrate on public
sector work. Three clients have been confirmed, including the
Improvement and Development Agency, the local government body set up two
years ago to improve councils.
MPC will be carrying out interim management and communications strategy
work for the agency.
Pirotta said: 'I had gone as far as I could with in-house PR. I also
wanted to stay with the public sector because I love the issues
Pirotta has spent eight years in local government PR in London after a
career as a journalist. She handled PR at Islington, Camden, Newham and
Hackney, before joining Brent 18 months ago.