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Howard Smith


Freelance copywriter

Howard is a copywriter with over 17 years’ experience. 

Working with advertising, public relations and digital agencies, he has worked with ambitious start-ups and major corporate accounts such as Castrol Professional, Deloitte, KPMG, Saab GB and RPC. In the public sector, Howard frequently provides copy for the Welsh Government and many Welsh local authorities. In the third sector, he was involved in the rebranding of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Howard also helps businesses raise finance. In 2016, he helped an innovative builder of sustainable homes exceed its crowdfunding target by 39% by fine-tuning this client’s online pitch.

Previously, Howard worked in the exhibition industry, managing major trade shows in the hospitality, electrical installation and power generation industries. During this period, he served on the Association of Exhibition Organisers' (AEO) health and safety and events committees.

Howard is also a co-opted member of his local parish council’s highways and transportation committee, providing the voice of cyclists in his home village. 


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