Meet The Team
An Award Winning chartered marketer, Ruth is passionate about branding and what makes an audience engage. With many years holding director positions as ‘the client’ she understands how budgets need to work hard and deliver, cutting through a crowded market place. She has a cross section of industry expertise across Public Relations, licensing, digital marketing, events and consumer communications both locally and internationally.
Ask Ruth about:
Direct to consumer marketing and media buying, how to protect your brand from a social media crisis and how to get your company talked about in the right forums.
With over 20 years in Board director and senior sales and marketing positions, Jonathan well understands the issues facing today’s brands. Holding management positions at V-Tech, HTI, Meccano and Nikko – Jonathan can advise across both corporate and consumer marketing strategies.
Ask Jonathan about:
International business strategy, product development, brand building and how a targeted public relations plan can ignite new interest in your brand and business.
Howard J C Wells O.B.E.
Non Executive Chairman
Howard has spent an illustrious international career with his achievements being widely recognised with several awards for business excellence and with an OBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours list. Howard set up the Hong Kong Sports Development board and headed up the Hong Kong Sports Institute in the eighties and nineties. A figurehead in the global sport business, Howard was the first CEO of UK Sport and the CEO of Watford Football Club, Ipswich Town Football Club and the Irish F.A. He was a former senior coach of the Football Association and between 2008 and 2014 was a Match Commissioner of FIFA. Howard was elected to the Sport and Recreation Alliance board in 2000 and was chair from 2001 to 2005. Howard now consults to a variety of international businesses.
PR & Communications Manager
Katie has over 15 years experience across PR and marketing with expertise in family brands, entertainment, lifestyle and toys. Katie has both client and agency PR expertise, having spent 4 years as deputy editor for trade publications, Toy News and Licensing.biz and then latterly on the client side as marketing head for a global toy manufacturer. Katie is a specialist across trade and consumer marketing and PR campaigns, social media management, copywriting and events.
Ask Katie about:
How to leverage your trade marketing spend to create winning campaigns retailers and end consumers will engage with and want to share. how to make your brand stand out across multiples marketing and PR channels.
An ‘English literature with writing’ graduate, Shannon has completed an MA in Publishing Media and has a keen eye for editorial content. Commercially minded with a passion for marketing Shannon has gained a plethora of knowledge within the public relations industry and is well-aware of social media’s influence upon the life cycle of a product or business.
Ask Shannon about:
How to create the best editorial to engage your business and brands with trade and consumer audiences.
A journalism graduate from Brighton University with a passion for PR, Sashrika has a background working with start-up companies and entrepreneurs. She is well versed with handling press releases, social media and engaging with the media. Having had previous work experience with various news and magazine publications, she has a vast knowledge in writing articles and finding intriguing and memorable stories to promote growing businesses.
Ask Sashrika about:
Innovative ways to grow your social media following and engage with audiences to promote your brand, products and business – helping you stand out from the crowd.
Digital & Media Director
Optimistic, ambitious and creative.
Over 15 years of combined marketing and media experience from full campaign manager, extensive ATL and BTL media buying and planning, digital campaign builds and execution, influencers and blogger campaigns and digital asset builds.
With experience across multiple industries from FMCG, fashion and beauty, public sector, lifestyle, consumer retail, property, transport, education and finance. Sarah has lead award winning marketing campaigns both national and international across time and language barriers and specialises in digital marketing and media planning.
Media buying, digital and targeted marketing, bespoke digital builds and creative services.
We are constantly looking to develop our team and talent pool and would love to hear from you if you would like to join us.