Lynne Franks is recognised as one of the world’s top experts in PR & Branding; Women’s Engagement and Consumer Trends Prediction.
She is an experienced speaker on international platforms on sustainability, conscious business practices, circular economy and systems; stakeholder communication and women’s leadership in community, business and the post-covid world.
Her twenty years as the UK’s top consumer PR practitioner, working with major global brands as well as creating London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Awards and promoting many top designer names combined with her work over many years bringing awareness to a number of human and women’s rights, diversity and environmental issues.
Since selling her ubiquitous PR agency in the early nineties, Lynne Franks has created new businesses in the UK and US as well as writing a number of books including the global best seller, The SEED Handbook, the feminine way to create business, which became the foundation for her SEED Women’s Leadership Platform and Training Programmes.
She has subsequently worked on women’s leadership and engagement with McDonald’s, Tesco, HSBC and others as well as partnering with the Prince’s Trust, World Bank and UNESCO in her work with deprived communities in the UK; Africa; Post-War zones and the US.
Now living in Somerset, Lynne Franks has converted two listed buildings in the old market town of Wincanton into a sustainable SEED fashion and gift store and the SEED Community Hub, with a vegan SEED Café, treatment rooms and workshop space. She also broadcasts regularly, runs the SEED Hub Club women’s leadership platform and her regular Podcast, Frankly Speaking with Lynne Franks and Friends.
"Lynne’s excellent work with MacDonald’s UK initiated our women’s leadership networks throughout Europe"
"I never forget all those years ago Lynne telling George Davis how Next needed to think about sustainability. At the time we all thought Lynne was wrong. It turns out we were all completely wrong and that Lynne had seen far into the future."
Financial Dynamics PR
"Lynne Franks is the Zeitgeist!"
"Lynne ran a highly successful PR agency in 1980s London, representing some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment, but has long since moved into women’s development, and consulting on sustainable entrepreneurialism."
The Observer Magazine
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