About us

At EAK Digital we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and all-encompassing PR and communications service suite for business, which has been developed by listening to the needs of the projects in the emerging technologies space.

 Ever curious, ever creative, the EAK team is a powerful engine of top media professionals. We’re PR experts, creative thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs. And more than that; we’re friends.

 Meet your new support team:

Erhan Korhaliller

Founder & CEO

Matthew Tipton

Project Manager

Lucy Hood

PR Executive

Chris Sealey

PR Executive

Rachida Brocklehurst

Marketing & Communications Manager

Marcela Cegielska

PR Strategist

Carelin Garcia

PR Executive

Hakki Pehlivan

Country Manager - Turkey

1 / 8
  • Erhan Korhaliller

    Erhan has managed large scale project teams for blue-chip brands such as Rolls Royce, Barclaycard and Vodafone, learning how to effectively communicate his authority to senior stakeholders - both client and internally. Erhan successfully guided his teams to multiple advertising awards, including a platinum award from Campaign Magazine. Erhan continues to lead from the front, inspiring his peers, guest lecturing at the University of Huddersfield Business School and mentoring business students. Erhan has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including Entrepreneur Magazine, International Business Times, Inc Magazine and Buzzfeed.

    More recently, Erhan has hosted the Austria ANON Blockchain Summit in Vienna, and has keynoted at Malta’s leading technology event DELTA Summit, whilst also being interviewed in Times Square at Nasdaq. He is also the face of EAK TV – our YouTube channel that interviews leaders in the emerging technologies sector and the founder of Istanbul Blockchain Week.

    Erhan Korhaliller
  • Matthew Tipton

    Matthew is a successful and award-nominated project manager and account manager with experience in the entirety of the project lifecycle, from developing initial concepts with clients to managing projects to completion with creative and development teams. After graduating with a degree in marketing, Matthew moved quickly on to working with large scale national and international brands, including Coca Cola, Harvester, Carlsberg, Miller & Carter, and the University of Birmingham, planning marketing campaigns and working closely with creative teams and client stakeholders, developing innovative ideas with a focus on web technology.

    Matthew Tipton
  • Rachida Brocklehurst

    Rachida Brocklehurst is a journalist and copywriter by trade, with a background in European affairs and the NGO sector. She has worked in marketing and communications for over 11 years, offering high-level marketing and comms support to many clients. With a firm finger on the pulse of all things marketing and PR-related, she has helped clients get featured in publications such as Entrepreneur, whilst also writing for, and being featured on, the Huffington Post, the BBC and international media as well.

    Rachida Brocklehurst
  • Marcela Cegielska

    Marcela provides PR support across a variety of central European markets. Marcela is an account manager for our Authority Branding clients and has years of PR and copywriting experience. Marcela has ghostwritten for clients that have appeared in Forbes Magazine amongst others.

    Marcela Cegielska
  • Chris Sealey

    Chris started his career as a journalist on regional UK newspapers, before moving to the Daily Mail as a reporter and news editor. He has also worked for the BBC Online’s UK news desk and has covered everything from General Elections to the London terrorist attacks.

    Chris relocated to Australia in 2008 where he worked as a PR and media manager for a variety of New South Wales and Sydney government agencies, before gaining citizenship and returning to the UK in 2014. On his arrival back home he moved from his native Essex to North Yorkshire and began work with an award-winning North East PR agency. During his time there he worked on high profile infrastructure projects including the construction of the Mersey Gateway Bridge. Chris excels at getting his clients' high-profile media coverage.

    Chris Sealey
  • Carelin Garcia

    Carelin specialises in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency related journalism. She’s worked for leading blockchain Spanish publication CriptoNoticias and has a lot of experience in event coverage, social media and business relationships. She has collaborated previously in events with the likes of IBM, Zcash, NEO, ONG Bitcoin Argentina and Consensus. She has a background on engineering and is currently pursuing a journalism degree with a focus on New Media.

    Carelin Garcia
  • Lucy Hood

    Lucy has over 10 years experience as a broadcast journalist and presenter for the BBC. She has worked on BBC 5 Live investigates, BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’, BBC 6 Music, BBC Breakfast TV and most of the BBC local stations across the UK. She has reported on a mixture of high profile national criminal trials including the Lee Rigby terrorist attack in 2013 to the bifurcation of the fitness industry for Radio 4. She has an in-depth knowledge of how the broadcast media world works from commissioning to writing. 

    As a PR consultant Lucy works with private clients across the retail, sport and teaching sector securing them coverage in local UK press, commercial UK radio and the BBC both nationally and regionally. For EAK Lucy specifically works in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector and has secured clients coverage on the BBC and Sky Business as well as various top tier cryptocurrency publications. She specialises in mainstream broadcast PR. Lucy has travelled extensively - spending months at a time in the US, India, South America and Australia. Having lived all over the UK, Lucy is now based with her family in Essex. 

    Lucy Hood
  • Hakki Pehlivan

    Hakki started his professional career in 2001 in the event management sector. Since 2001, he has been working in different positions in different companies as a project assistant, project manager, project coordinator and between 2010 and 2019 he has been working as an assistant general manager. Hakki previously managed large scale national and international projects which are in different sectors. He also managed the first biggest national Blockchain conference in Turkey in 2017.

    In 2017, Hakki founded his own company bitcoincuzdanim.com which specialises in crypto hardware wallets; the company continues operation as an official reseller of Ledger. Pehlivan is a consultant in Turkey on cold storage, hardware wallets, and multi-signature wallet services in cryptocurrencies.

    Hakki Pehlivan


Blockchain PR

Beat the competition with the EAK Digital PR & communications method.

Discover why Blockchain PR is at the heart of what we do.

Technology PR

Boost your exposure and control your reputation.

Learn why EAK Digital and your tech-based project are a match made in heaven.


Strategy, reputation and community make IEOs thrive.

Allow us to help you gain maximum impact for your IEO.

Infuencer Representation

Amplify your personal brand and grow your authority.

Discover how EAK Digital can supercharge your personal brand.

Join the EAK Digital circle of trust

We promise we won’t spam you, but we will send you interesting news and updates, and secret things that nobody else will receive. Sound good?

Do you want to win at blockchain PR?

Get your free book:The Battle of the Pitches to discover how to take your PR to the next level - EAK Digital style.

Get your free PR eBook, the latest news, occasional surveys and special offers delivered right to your inbox from EAK Digital