Meet Catnip Comms

Hi! We're Catnip Comms. Our core team is Fay, Claire, Abby, Erin and Mollie. We also work with some incredible freelancers. Get to know us!

Catnip Comms was founded in 2020 by Fay, and since then it's grown and grown! We're a small and mighty team, and are so delighted to work with incredible causes that are close to our heart, doing what we love.

Fay Schofield - Founder and Director

An accomplished social media strategist who has worked in leading digital agencies and global non-profits for over a decade before starting Catnip Comms in 2020. Driven to create impactful campaigns that drive change, raise awareness, and build communities. 

Mercy (9)
Favourite activities:
Film + TV, gaming, kitten fostering and hunting down the best coffee shops.
Current binge watch:
Frasier, any reality TV I can get my hands on, and Star Trek. 🖖

Claire Riley - Senior Project and Account Manager

Claire is a highly experienced communications professional who has worked with some of the UK’s leading organisation's. Before her move to the charity sector, Claire worked in television production for the BBC. Claire leads on content strategy and creative for Catnip's clients, providing vital strategic guidance on how to raise awareness and vital funds. 

Minnie Tiga (11) + Sabine (2)
Favourite activities:
Gardening, reading, TV, film, dancing, festivals, and eating good vegan food!
Current binge watch:
The Office US (over and over, again and again.) anything on Apple+ it seems, and nostalgia watching Gilmore Girls, New Girl and The OC.

Abby Quintana - Social Media Strategist

Well-versed in the ins-and-outs of social media and influencer strategy, Abby has worked in the digital space for the past eight years. With in-house and agency experience, Abby brings her know-how to Catnip’s clients, assisting in building out creator based campaigns that introduce these organisations to all new audiences. 

Fun fact:
Has attended live tapings of Question Team and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Is constantly on the hunt for a ticket to a Taskmaster taping!
Favourite activities:
Taking long walks, exploring new places on a city break, playing board games, reading fantasy novels, and eating as many different kinds of desserts as possible
Current binge watch:
The Rocky Series

Erin Chastney - Social Media & Content Executive

Erin is a recent graduate with a love of digital storytelling, who is now responsible for creating social media content for Catnip Comms' high profile charity clients, both in the UK and US.

Favourite activities:
Photography, travelling and thrifting.
Current binge watch:
Studio Ghibli films - for the 100th time!

Mollie Winter - Social Media and Content Executive

After returning from travelling, Mollie joined our team in May. Mollie enjoys creating content that is not only engaging but aesthetically pleasing for a charity's social media. We actually met Mollie when she was working for one of our clients! (We didn’t steal her though).

Favourite activities:
Surfing, anything related to F1, festivals, music, reading and musical theatre.

Fun fact:
My best friend bought me a ladyship for my 21st birthday so technically my name is Lady Mollie Winter

Current binge watch:
New Girl (a Nick Miller girl through and through🫶), House of the Dragon and Clarksons Farm.