Farzana Baduel is Founder and CEO of Curzon PR, a strategic marketing communications agency trusted by international governments, corporates, luxury & cultural brands. Farzana set up Curzon in 2009 after previously serving as Vice Chair of Business Relations for the British Conservative Party.

PR LEADER

Farzana has nurtured Curzon PR, driving it forward as a strategic marketing communications agency, representing clients across four core sectors; international Governments, listed corporates, global luxury brands and key arts & culture initiatives.

As a thought leader, Farzana regularly contributes to international publications, writing on PR & marketing, entrepreneurship, emerging market brands going global and diversity in the media. She has provided expert commentary for the BBC, Forbes, FT, Al Jazeera and PR Week. Farzana is also the Editor of The PR Insider, a digital platform dedicated to the world of public relations. Her keynote speaking engagements have included KPMG, Chartered Institute of Public Relations and King’s College London.

THOUGHT LEADER & CAMPAIGNER

Farzana is currently the Co-Chair of TiE Women (London). TiE is the largest entrepreneur network in the world. She previously sat on the London board of Institute of Directors (YDF) and is communications adviser to the senior management position holders and executive leaders of governments, corporates, luxury brands and global cultural initiatives.

As a passionate advocate for diversity in the media, Farzana has fostered key partnerships up with initiatives such as Creative Access, which aims to fill the disparity of ethnic minorities in the creative industries. She is frequently asked to speak at public forums and industry events and is a passionate advocate of equal opportunities within the workplace.

ENTREPRENEUR

"Life is too short and shouldn't be wasted working in a job you are not passionate about."

Farzana's philosophy drives Curzon. Recognised for her accomplishments, Farzana has won: Businesswoman of the Year at the Muslim Awards 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2015, Women of Colour Achievement Awards 2015 presented by the Women Presidents’ Organisation and the Media Professional of the Year at The Asian Media Awards 2014. Farzana has also been a judge for the CIPR awards, the leading industry body for PR in the UK.

SELECTED PRESS

Farzana Baduel discusses violence against women in South Asia

Brexit: The big debate

How to deal with political matters such as Brexit in the office

Brand marketing: 10 experts reveal their predictions for 2016

BBC Special: The Economy

Farzana Baduel on Al Jazeera

Changing The Narrative: Britain’s Asian Businesswomen Take Center Stage

Curzon PR founder named “Businesswoman of the Year” at British Muslim Awards

LIFE OF A PR

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PR TWITTERATI

At a women’s leadership conference speaking abt the imp of following ur enthusiasm in life as it is the passion tht… twitter.com/i/web/status/92695…

Morning stroll before a day of communications strategy meetings in Lausanne pic.twitter.com/Y7eWcsvezo

48 hours in Bilbao || meeting with the local government to work together on trade promotion and FDI initiatives… twitter.com/i/web/status/92289…

Happy Diwali to all those celebrating around the world pic.twitter.com/SV1UGGpDEw

Speaking abt allegations of the CIA financially backing American artists like Jackson Pollock as a covert soft powe… twitter.com/i/web/status/92025…

Just landed in Cairo to speak at conference on Country Branding travels pic.twitter.com/0wo2YSuVU7

So it’s October in England, relaxing poolside in my red bikini surrounded by autumnal leaves ‍♀️ !? pic.twitter.com/hT9SGJ5soV

Congratulations to Saudi women and those brave activists who campaigned tirelessly for gender equality www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middl…

Arrived in Monaco preparing for an exciting pitch tomorrow. Fingers crossed I win the project pic.twitter.com/FWyMtV7xan

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