HP-PR’s London affiliate, The Hon. Alexandra Foley, is president and founder of Alex Foley & Associates. A connector, influencer and expert in ultra-luxury lifestyle with more than 20 years experience, Alexandra provides a range of strategic public relations services for luxury travel companies, hotels, destinations, international expeditions, explorers, and more.
A free-spirited adventurer at heart, Alexandra was the head of communications for the Titanic Expedition in 1996, where she logged more than 11,000 media inquiries and was interviewed for numerous television and radio broadcasts worldwide. She escorted Titanic survivors to the wreck site and assisted Apollo 11’s astronaut Buzz Aldrin with his historic dive to the Titanic in the submersible Nautile.
Alexandra is also founder of The Lady Foley Grand Tour, which offers intimate, behind the scenes experiences in some of Britain’s grand historic houses. Guests visit and dine with British nobility and gain genuine insights into the way they live. Belvoir Castle, West Wycombe Park, Sudeley Castle, Maunsel House, and Scone Place are some of the estates that participate in the Grand Tour.
Prior to founding Alex Foley & Associates in 2001, Alexandra’s PR career included positions at Abernathy MacGregor Scanlon and Robert Marston & Associates, two leading communications firms in New York, where she specialized in global media relations for a diverse group of clients. Upon her return to London in 1999, Alex became a director of Chancery Communications, a financial public relations consultancy.