About us


Who we are


We're Boomerang, an independent PR agency in Manchester, passionate about helping brands to embrace integrated marketing communications in today's connected world.

Established since 2007, we're a small team with a great reputation for being reliable, passionate and results driven. Our clients range from BBC and TATA Group to Manchester City Football Club and Johnson Tiles. 

We aim to build long-lasting relationships with our clients, becoming an essential part of their own team and adding value wherever possible.

With a wealth of connections, media background and sector knowledge, we're able to make a real difference to any brand looking to raise its profile, attract new customers and grow.


Meet our founders


Katy Cowan
Co-founder & PR Account Director

A Journalism graduate and PR professional, Katy launched her own business in 2007, and has spent the past decade building an impressive portfolio of clients, including BBC, TATA Group and Adobe.

With over 18 years industry experience, Katy leads the team at Boomerang and offers strategic consultancy support to help businesses refine their communications and achieve their goals.

Aside from Boomerang, Katy is founder of Creative Boom, an online magazine that she launched in 2009 to support the creative industries. Today, the site attracts half a million monthly readers and advertisers such as Yahoo, Samsung and Creative England. She also occasionally writes for The Guardian.

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Tom Cowan
Co-founder & Lead Developer

With nearly 20 years experience in software engineering, Tom is a full stack developer comfortable working with both back-end and front-end technologies.

He launched his own consultancy in 2003, and brands he's supported include BBC, WH Smith and Tesco. He merged his business with Katy in 2009, adding a digital arm to Boomerang.

Tom is especially passionate about helping SMEs to successfully develop their product or offering, and unlock their growth potential. Particularly those firms who have existing assets that require further development where others might be unwilling to step in and help.