Ronke Lawal, the founder of Ariatu PR, was born in Hackney, East London of Nigerian parentage. Having graduated with honors from Lancaster University and the University of Richmond Virginia (USA) with a degree in International Business (Economics), she started her own PR and Marketing business in 2004. In January 2010, Ronke became the Chief Executive of the Islington Chamber of Commerce where she remained until the end of 2012 and became a non-executive director of The Hoxton Apprentice in 2011. She joined the Board of Trustees of Voluntary Action Islington in 2012 where she is also a Director of The Voluntary Action Academy and is currently on The Employers Panel for the National Employment Savings Trust. She is a Mentor for The Cherie Blair Foundation and for The Elevation Networks Start-Ups Initiative. In 2011 Ronke Lawal was honored to receive a Precious Award for Inspirational Leadership.
Apart from her active and involved business interests, her varied passions outside of the business world include food (Founder of Food Blog www.whosfordinner.co.uk), travel, music, literature and most importantly living a life she loves.
Ariatu PR represents a variety of clients in various industries including the entertainment, fashion, lifestyle& beauty, food, and luxury goods sectors – visit www.ariatupr.com for more information.
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