Nicola Winn

Managing Director

Company founder and co-owner. Nicola is a motivational leader with substantial experience of business and marketing. She is an active member of the Academy for Chief Executives, and is chair of PM Training, part of the Aspire Group.
Nicola’s passion: people, realising potential

contact

01455 883 880

@nicolawinn

David Bardell

Executive Creative Director

Leads our creative team, co-ordinating ideas generation and implementation across design visuals. David has more than 20 years’ experience in creative and strategic marketing for international brands including Chevrolet, TFL, Monarch, IBM, Cisco, NEC, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Intel, Symantec, VisitBritain, VW and Vauxhall.
David’s passion: Creativity

contact

01455 883 464

Michelle Hallmark

Business Development Director

Leads our new business and client development strategy. Formerly our head of communications and a NCTJ and CIPR qualified news reporter with local, regional and national experience.
Michelle’s passion: snazzy shoes.

contact

07545 610 277

@michelleupnorth

Ian Hembrow

Senior Consultant

Our housing and engagement consultancy lead. Ian is a former housing association director, and board member. He is also a qualified features journalist and works as an associate with Plain Language Commission.
Ian’s passion: dreams.

contact

01455 883 880

@herbiessg

Alison Clegg

Financial Controller

Responsible for all our financial and human resources, Alison keeps the company’s accounts, budgets, policies and practices up to date and in line with the law and best practice.
Alison’s passion: roller derby

contact

01455 883 894

Val Hassall

Creative Consultant

Provides strategic advice and ideas on creative campaigns and deliverables for clients. Formerly our head of account management, Val has 10 years’ agency experience delivering design and digital products and a first class honours in design management.
Val’s passion: art.

contact

01455 883 898

@val_hassall

Robin Hill

Deputy Creative Director

Leads and inspires ideas-driven creative concepts that bring clients’ businesses, products and services to life. Robin has more than ten years' graphic design and studio management experience with a variety of creative agencies, including work for blue chip clients like Jaguar Land Rover, Vivienne Westwood, Mercedes-Benz, GM Motors, Coca-Cola and Subway.
Robin’s passion: people

contact

01455 883 883

Jacquie Anglin

Associate Consultant

Our strategic communications specialist, with particular expertise in stakeholder and perception surveys. Jacquie is a former journalist with more than 20 years’ senior-level experience in the local government, health and housing sectors.
Jacquie’s passion: the outdoors.

contact

07986 695 483

Roz Chiro

Senior Marketing Consultant

Roz has a strong marketing and campaign background having held senior positions within agency and in-house communication teams. Roz works on campaigns to engage with customers at various stages of the customer journey including acquisition, on boarding and retention. Roz's passion: Knitting for babies

contact

01455 883 899

Conrad Pantony

Senior Artworker

Creates stunning concepts and visuals to promote clients’ products, services, brands and values across all media. Conrad has five years’ experience in design, branding, studio artwork and marketing across the automotive, printing and packaging industries.
Conrad’s passion: simplicity

contact

01455 883 893

Helen New

Associate Consultant

A housing and community regeneration specialist. Helen is experienced in designing and leading high-profile consultation and stakeholder campaigns.
Helen’s passion: dancing.

contact

07748 773 874

Anna Watts

Associate Consultant

Provides PR, communications and marketing consultancy. Anna has a broad journalistic background in editing and reporting for regional newspapers.
Anna’s passion: fab holidays.

contact

07927 782 992

Karen Stanhope

Facilities Assistant

Looks after our team and buildings, including delicious, fresh, daily lunches for staff, guests and special events.
Karen’s passion: distance running for charities

contact

Matt Peacock

Associate Web Developer

Builds websites and other online systems. A highly experienced website builder with particular expertise in using WordPress. Matt has produced sites across sectors including electronics, finance, property, leisure and charity, often with bespoke features such as booking, calendar and mailing systems. He is also a qualified Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner.
Matt’s passion: WordPress.

contact

01455 883 885

Ali Richards

Associate Consultant

Our marketing specialist. Ali has more than 25 years’ experience of retail marketing in the UK and international markets. Ali was formerly global marketing director for Boots Retail International and Alliance Healthcare.
Ali’s passion: south coast sea air.

contact

07771 835 719

@AliPurpleTree

Kate Hartshorn

Associate Consultant

A marketing specialist with 17 years’ experience with leading agencies and international brand, Kate works on some of our biggest strategic and commercial projects.
Kate’s passion: travel

contact

01455 883 882

Kelly Field

Associate Consultant

Public relations and communications consultancy expert. A former senior news and political reporter for an evening newspaper, Kelly also led communications for a leading regional housing association.
Kelly’s passion: laughing and camping.

contact

07771 928 369