Meet the Team

Ready to use our experience and skills to help your organisation succeed

I’m Jaki Bell, and Eden Lighthouse IC is my internal communications consultancy service. Based near Penrith in Cumbria, I support organisations in the north of England, southern Scotland and sometimes further afield.

Once in a while, I have a helping hand from Nigel Jenkins of sister company Eden Lighthouse, who specialises in film making for internal and external comms.

Find out more about us below.

Jaki Bell

Jaki Bell

Internal communications specialist

Experience

Internal comms manager:
  • Lancashire County Council
  • Metropolitan Police Service
  • City of London Police
Communications roles:
  • Camden Council – Internal comms officer
  • Eden Lighthouse – Director of PR & marketing
  • City of London Police – Press & PR officer
  • Journalist on weekly and daily papers

Background

Internal comms and I have been together for most of my career. It was love at first sight.

A journey of communications brought us together. Journalism had been my first love, but, what can I say… we grew apart.

Tempted by the lure of corporate communications, I struck up a relationship with a job as a media relations officer at City of London Police. That was when internal comms and I first met…

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Nigel Jenkins

Nigel Jenkins

Film maker

Experience

Film maker:
  • Eden Lighthouse
  • Penrith Action for Community Transition
Roles in international industry:
  • E-learning developer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Project leader
  • Team manager

Background

I’ve been making films to promote organisations and document community activities in Cumbria for the past five years.

My films have ranged from a two-minute video for the National Trust to a DVD documenting a Lottery-funded community project spanning many months. I’m a firm believer that a film’s there to do a job, and my videos have worked hard for lots of organisations – from bringing projects to life for the judges in awards, to supporting grant applications and helping the public understand an issue.

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