Farzana Baduel | Curzon PR | PR Leader | Entrepreneur | Campaigner
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Farzana Baduel is Founder and CEO of Curzon PR, the award-winning 360° global strategy & communications agency trusted by governments, corporations, 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 is a CIPR Accredited PR Practitioner. Accredited PR Practitioner is a hallmark of commitment to professional excellence.
PR LEADER Farzana has nurtured Curzon PR into an International leading communications agency, representing clients across three core sectors; Governments, listed Corporates 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.
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 Farzana’s philosophy of “do what you love” drives Curzon PR. Recognised for her accomplishments, Farzana has won numerous awards including Businesswoman of the Year at the Muslim Awards 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2015 and Women of Colour Achievement Award 2015 presented by the Women Presidents’ Organisation. Farzana was also named Media Professional of the Year at The Asian Media Awards 2014 and has 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

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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

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