Farzana Baduel is Founder and CEO of Curzon PR, the award-winning marketing communications agency trusted by international governments, listed corporates, luxury & cultural brands.
Farzana set up Curzon in 2009 after previously serving as Vice Chair of Business Relations for the British Conservative Party. As a global PR thought-leader, Farzana regularly contributes to international publications writing on; PR and marketing, entrepreneurship, emerging market brands going global and diversity in the media.
Farzana is currently the Co-Chair of TiE Women London, the largest entrepreneur network in the world.
Farzana has nurtured Curzon PR, driving it forward as an international leading communications agency, representing clients across four core sectors; internationals 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.
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.
Farzana’s philosophy drives Curzon.
Recognised for her accomplishments, Farzana has won:
“Life is too short and shouldn’t be wasted
working in a job you are not passionate about."