Nicola Winn

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

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

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

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

Kerry James

Senior Consultant

Marketing communications consultant Kerry recently rejoined us from a global Fortune 250 engineering company. Her marketing experience includes supporting clients in property, technology, finance, food and retail. A member of the CIM and IDM, she holds a first-class honours degree in housing.
Kerry’s passion: Live music and comedy.

contact

01455 883 452

@kerryhjames

Alison Clegg

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

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

Julie Kilburn, senior designer

Julie Kilburn

Senior Designer

Graphic design expert Julie has around 20 years' agency experience, including designing content for international brands. An enthusiastic and highly-motivated creative, she designs online and offline material for commercial and not-for-profit clients - adding value and effectiveness to brands, services and products.

Julie's passions: 80s tunes and playing rugby.

contact

01455 883 880

Val Hassall

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

Jacquie Anglin

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

Helen New

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

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

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

Christian Thomas

Associate web developer

Christian is a full-stack developer (front and back end), with experience of developing both content management system platforms and building bespoke, web-based systems. A computing graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, his capabilities include programming in PHP and on platforms built using it, such as Squiz Matrix. He is also the founder of an agency that specializes in developing online experiences.
Christian’s passion: Programming.

contact

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

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