Kari Owers


O Agency


Managing Director



Former North East ‘Woman Entrepreneur of the Year’, Kari has been a PR consultant for over 25 years, working on campaigns for hundreds of organisations large and small, private and public, start up or multi-generational.

She founded her communications agency O in 2005 which has grown to represent high profile national brands and become one of the most awarded agencies in the UK, shortlisted in “Best Agency Outside London” twice at the PR Week Awards and in the PR Week “Best Places to Work” in 2016. O was named ‘Best Small Company’ at the Journal Best Places to Work awards 2018.

Kari is a Board member at the Entrepreneurs’ Forum and an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust Women Supporting Women campaign to provide greater opportunity and social mobility for young women across the UK.





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