Rebekah Paczek appointed Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations

  • Rebekah Paczek’s appointment follows new CEO Rob Heasman, Head of Marketing and Communications Jamie Hodge, and architects Hawkins\Brown and Studio Egret West joining the growing Earls Court team
  • Earls Court is one of London’s most exciting and important development opportunities, which will deliver a combination of new homes for Londoners and commercial opportunities alongside green and cultural spaces.

The Earls Court Development Company (ECDC) is delighted to announce that Rebekah Paczek will be joining the team on 10th May 2021 as Director of Public Affairs and Community Relations. Rebekah will be the company’s strategic lead on stakeholder relations, engagement and communications.

Paczek’s appointment within ECDC’s leadership team reflects the commitment to ensuring that collaboration is at the heart of the business’s operations

Paczek comes with a wealth of experience in policy, communications, consultation and community engagement, including founding in 2010 the communications agency Snapdragon Consulting, which specialises in property and planning communications. She subsequently sold the agency to PLMR in 2017, leading to her current position as Managing Director at Snapdragon at PLMR.

The Earls Court Development Company is preparing to bring forward a fresh plan for Earls Court, befitting of this 40 acre iconic London destination, and one which accommodates future trends and delivers on local needs. Paczek joins CEO Rob Heasman, Jamie Hodge, Head of Marketing and Communications and architects Hawkins\Brown and Studio Egret West who have all joined the ECDC team in recent months to build fresh momentum behind the project.

Rob Heasman, CEO of the Earls Court Development Company said:  “I am thrilled to welcome Rebekah to the ECDC team. She brings with her a vast experience of community engagement and public consultation, and huge amounts of enthusiasm. I was particularly impressed by her drive and commitment and know that her character will perfectly suit our growing Earls Court based team.”

Rebekah Paczek said:  “I am very excited to join the ECDC team at this critical early stage of the process. This site represents London’s best opportunity for a regeneration which supports existing and future communities. It is a phenomenal opportunity with a great team who I am looking forward to getting started with.”