Jessica Balodis

Jessica is an expert in festivals, events and luxury retail PR. Her portfolio includes launching a number of award-winning festivals including bluedot, Lightopia, Transition, HowTheLightGetsInLondon and the BBC’s first ever family festival, BBC Summer Social as well as leading on a number of other high profile festivals such as Victorious and Festival No.6.

Jessica also works across Carousel’s luxury retail and venue portfolio and her vast experience includes launching two of London’s most innovative new venue spaces, Magazine London and Exhibition London, negotiating premium media and brand partnerships, new openings and launches, celebrity campaigns, premiers and more.

Half-Latvian with a bit of Irish thrown in for good measure, Jessica’s passion for travelling the world means she jets off at every opportunity. When she’s back in the UK you’ll most likely find her checking out the latest restaurant openings.

Jessica's Desert Island Discs

2Pac - Changes

Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry