Meet The Team

Welcome to Barker Communications

We are a senior team and all of us have spent many years in public relations.  The benefit to clients is that their work is done by highly experienced practitioners only.

Experience matters



Simon established Barker Communications in 2015. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a public relations adviser to business-to-business organisations. Simon has led national, European and global media campaigns and research-based thought leadership white paper projects. His work has been award-winning and nominated. Clients have included: Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Control Risks, CMS, Cooley, L.E.K. Consulting, Mayer Brown, RSM and Russell Reynolds Associates.

Paul Arvanitopoulos


Paul has worked at leading corporate communications consultancies for 15 plus years. He has a proven track record in devising and managing multi-channel global campaigns for professional and financial services companies and has a strong network of contacts in tier one business media. Clients Paul has advised include: Astbury Marsden, Brown Rudnick, Nockolds, Pinsent Masons, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, UHY Hacker Young and Trowers & Hamlins and Wedlake Bell.



Roland has been a corporate communications adviser to global organisations for over 25 years and has particular expertise in working with professional services and technology companies. Professional services clients Roland has advised include: AB Law, Catalyst Advisors, Hardwicke, Russell Reynolds Associates, The Corporate Risk Group and Whitehead Mann. His technology experience includes working with Capco, Cyberdesk, ebookers, Infonet, KPMG Metrius, Siemens and Xerox.
Peter Hetman

Peter Hetman


Peter’s career in the City of London stretches back 17 years, following undergraduate studies at Imperial College and an MBA from HEC Paris.  His experience focuses on capital markets, and strategic public and investor relations, supporting European blue-chip companies and advising their management teams on how best to communicate with the global financial markets.

Strategic PR for B2B organisations