Head of Marketing
Emma is Marketing Director for Nichols plc, the home of Vimto and is responsible for leading the marketing strategy across their UK, Out of Home and International divisions.
Head of Digital
Jack Peat is the Head of Digital at 72Point. He works alongside clients to fulfil their SEO, social media and digital publishing goals as well as overseeing strategy and publisher relations.
Jonathan is a former council member of both the RSA and Arts Council in Yorkshire, and served as a member of the Design Council for ten years.
Head of SEO
Jonny has worked in online and digital roles for the past decade, leading the SEO strategy at Visualsoft prior to promotion into the Head of SEO role in 2018
Tom Cheesewright is the founder of applied futurism practice, Book of the Future and creator of the Futurist’s Tool kit, a suite of tools for developing agile organisations.
Managing Director & Founder
James Brockbank is Managing Director & Founder of Digitaloft, a multi-award-winning SEO & content marketing agency based in the Lake District.
Malleable Mind Ltd
Aidan is a performance psychology consultant, mentor and coach.
Viv is Co-Founder of influencer marketing agency, Bee Influence.
Andrew has worked in Media for the past 25 years, starting out in a traditional media planning role at advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty on clients from Levi Strauss to Audi VG.
The University of Manchester
As Employability Manager at The University of Manchester’s Careers Service, Anne leads the Employer Engagement Team and the university’s interaction with a variety of local, national and international recruiters
Head of Channel Marketing
I have been a marketing professional for over 10 years’, with experience across the fashion, footwear, beauty and fitness industry
Digital Strategy Partner
David Sealey is a Partner at leading marketing, data and analytics firm CACI.
Sales Director, UKI & Nordics
Ex-Googler responsible for ROI Hunter’s sales efforts and new business growth across UK, Ireland and Nordics.
Head of User Experience & Design
Paul has 20+ years’ design experience under his belt. His passion is creating great experiences and building awesome teams.
Head of Delivery
In his 25-year career, Rob has headed up the marketing function for a number of UK companies and organisations.
Liam is an entrepreneur with deep experience in digital marketing and eCommerce
Digi has worked at Google for over 7 years, starting her career in the Ad Fraud team in India.
Thea runs Maker, a creative production company that tells brands’ stories using the power of film.
Chief Marketing Officer
Adam is the Chief Marketing Officer of Data Dwell, an Icelandic software company who specialise in business-to-business marketing solutions.
Peek and Poke
Peek & Poke make online branded games for B2B and B2C brands, broadcasters and charities
Head of Communications
Fergus has spent 14 years working in communications and marketing roles for a variety of brands and businesses in the UK and abroad
Founder & Chair
Sandy Lindsay was awarded an MBE in 2015 for services to business and young people, and, in the same, year, named Institute of Director’s Director of the Year.
CEO & Founder
The IM People
Jonathan Hulton is a former TV presenter, media executive and LinkedIn brand awareness expert.
CEO and Co-Founder
Elizabeth Clark is the CEO and Co-Founder of award winning Machine Learning Ad Tech Company, Dream Agility, an International Conference Speaker and Bestselling Author.
Head of Search
Manchester Airports Group
Richard is the Head of Search at MAG-O, the in-house digital agency for (MAG) Manchester Airports Group.
Don’t Panic Projects
As MD of Don’t Panic, Nicky continues to offer the experience,
imagination and flair on which her reputation has been built.
Tom is a digital marketing professional and an expert on digital marketing technology.
Head of Planning and Account Managemen
A specialist in social marketing and strategic communication
Executive Director of Strategic Marketing
Ruth joined the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in February 2018 as Executive Director of Strategic Marketing, responsible for the Marketing, Communications and Engagement Directorate.
Global Online Sales, Regional Manager (EMEA)
Sam joined Snap Inc. as the founding member of Snapchat’s EMEA GOS team in October 2016.
Steve specialises in dealing with issues relating to intellectual property infringement, advertising and marketing
Head of Retail
With a 15-year career built around understanding human behaviour and triggers to purchase, Tom has led marketing campaigns across FMCG, technology, sports and retail for Diageo, Britvic and M&S among others.
Stuart is a tenacious communicator with exceptional commercial awareness and leadership skills.
Using his keen eye for spotting crucial data trends and strategic opportunities, Jasman has helped numerous Accord clients to maximise their campaigns.
Alex is the Commercial Director at Media Chain, part of Social Chain Group, one of the world’s most influential social media publishing houses.
Modelling (Machine Learning) Scientist
Sermetcan joined Quantcast two years ago and has been working on machine learning models to help marketers discover and reach target audiences.
Alec is an eCommerce performance marketing specialist.
Global Knowledge Director
Pete has over 25 years experience in Market Research.
Branded Content Specialist
Branded content specialist working with leading UK brands, agencies and publishers to create award-winning content.
Customer Success Manager
Suzy is Customer Success Manager at Adestra.
Senior Manager of Innovation and Marketing
Lee is Senior Manager of Innovation and Marketing at CYBG plc.
Director of New Business & Account Development
Alex has worked with the world’s most recognised multi-national brands as well as the UK’s most trusted retail and eCommerce businesses.
Amanda has more than 25 years’ experience both as a journalist and in communication roles. 2019 marks her 20th year working insenior communication roles within the police service. She is currently responsible for Corporate Communications at Greater Manchester Police. Initially, Amanda worked on local newspapers throughout the North West of England before moving into
Head of Marketing
Zoe has a breadth of experience in optimising communications strategies and leading successful brand launches.
Matt is the marketing director at CircleLoop.
Laura is the Founder of Silverthorn, a PR, Social & Content agency that sparks conversations and engagement to get brands talked about in all the right places.
Matt is a highly skilled consultant in the MarTechsector.
Founder of the Bank of Creativity and One Minute Briefs
Nick works with agencies and brands to create compelling content to engage their audiences and generate big interest in their product or service.
Co-founder and CEO
Imran is Co-founder and CEO of MMC Learning, a joint venture training company based at Manchester Met.
Scott Fisher is Creative Director at Scribe PR and former Product Affairs Manager at Volkswagen UK.
Co-Founder & Managing/Strategy Partner
Rob is Co-Founder & Managing/Strategy Partner at Squad
Head of Business Development
Shazia is the current head of business development at Neuro-Insight.
Alice’s career spans ten-years in high-growth businesses and most recently, three years at Europe’s fastest growing company, Deliveroo.
Founder and Director
Georgia is the Founder and Director of Halston Marketing, an agency that specialises in business-to-business marketing and corporate communications.
Journalist and Comms Consultant
Jane specialises in projects that blend native advertising and commercial opportunities with editorial.
Alex co-founded 4and20million to help businesses create the conditions where people can perform at their best.
Senior Account Executive
Marc works with AdRoll, a growth platform in the digital marketing space.
Liz is a Senior Developer at PowerPoint presentation design agency, Buffalo 7.
Darren has over 14 years of experience in the marketing sector, specifically email marketing.
Senior Marketing Director
EMEA & APAC
Gavin works with AdRoll, a growth platform in the digital marketing space.
Director of Policy and Compliance
John has extensive in-depth knowledge of the data and marketing industries, with more than 20 years of experience in both.
Adam is the head of cross-channel marketing automation specialist Force24.
As Managing Director of 72Point, Chris has built on the company’s excellent foundations, developing its offering as a PR and News agency.
Kenneth is working as an SEO consultant for Novicell.
Founder/Director of Strategy
Music journalist, Sports reporter, Chief Reporter, News Editor and Partner – SWNS, Head of News – Freuds, Founder and Director of Strategy – 72Point
Brand Director, Moonpig
Jo is the Brand Director of Moonpig, overseeing all aspects of development and strategy for the brand as well as brand marketing, PR and social.
Adrian Marks is a serial entrepreneur, investor and public speaker who has built and sold two multi-million pound businesses.
Deputy Northern News Editor
Richard has spent the last eight years as deputy northern news editor for The Sun.
Founder and Managing Director
Heads Up Marketing
Sue is Founder and Managing Director ofHeads Up Marketing, a Liverpool based agency, established in 2010.
SPA Professional Academy
Andrew is Principal of SPA Professional Academy – a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Accredited Study Centre, delivering professional marketing qualification courses across all levels and including specialist digital marketing qualifications.
Previous Head of Media Relations
Andy has over 20 years’ experience in Corporate Communications for Financial Services companies, both in-house and as an advisor.
Digital Marketing Consultant
Matt Tomkin is the founder and SEO consultant at Tao Digital
Head of Agency
Fast Web Media
Over the last 15 years, Rob has delivered digital projects for the likes of BT, The Co-operative, Vax, and Injury Lawyers 4U, winning numerous awards along the way.