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Emma Hunt

Emma Hunt

Head of Marketing
Vimto

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.

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Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Head of Digital
72Point

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.

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Jonathan Sands

Jonathan Sands

CEO
Elmwood

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.

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Jonny Pennington

Jonny Pennington

Head of SEO
Visualsoft

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

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Stephen Knight

Stephen Knight

MD
Pimento

Stephen is a CMO, Consultant and Marketing Entrepreneur

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Tom Cheesewright

Tom Cheesewright

Applied Futurist

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.

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James Brockbank

James Brockbank

Managing Director & Founder
Digitaloft

James Brockbank is Managing Director & Founder of Digitaloft, a multi-award-winning SEO & content marketing agency based in the Lake District. 

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Aidan Kearney

Aidan Kearney

Director
Malleable Mind Ltd

Aidan is a performance psychology consultant, mentor and coach.

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Viv Yau

Viv Yau

Co-Founder
Bee Influence

Viv is Co-Founder of influencer marketing agency, Bee Influence.

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Andrew Dempsey

Andrew Dempsey

Co Founder
Needl Analytics

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.

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Anne Milligan

Anne Milligan

Employability Manager
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

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Claire Reynolds

Claire Reynolds

Head of Channel Marketing
Hotter

I have been a marketing professional for over 10 years’, with experience across the fashion, footwear, beauty and fitness industry

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David Sealey

David Sealey

Digital Strategy Partner
CACI

David Sealey is a Partner at leading marketing, data and analytics firm CACI.

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Mark James

Mark James

Sales Director, UKI & Nordics
ROI Hunter

Ex-Googler responsible for ROI Hunter’s sales efforts and new business growth across UK, Ireland and Nordics.

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Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens

Head of User Experience & Design
Carfinance247

Paul has 20+ years’ design experience under his belt. His passion is creating great experiences and building awesome teams.

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Rob Jones

Rob Jones

Head of Delivery
Q Base

In his 25-year career, Rob has headed up the marketing function for a number of UK companies and organisations.

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Liam Patterson

Liam Patterson

CEO
Bidnamic

Liam is an entrepreneur with deep experience in digital marketing and eCommerce

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Digantika Mitra

Digantika Mitra

Strategic Partnerships
Google

Digi has worked at Google for over 7 years, starting her career in the Ad Fraud team in India.

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Thea Burrows

Thea Burrows

Managing Director
Maker

Thea runs Maker, a creative production company that tells brands’ stories using the power of film.

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Adam Little

Adam Little

Chief Marketing Officer
Data Dwell

Adam is the Chief Marketing Officer of Data Dwell, an Icelandic software company who specialise in business-to-business marketing solutions.

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Cari Kirby

Cari Kirby

Marketing Manger
Peek and Poke

Peek & Poke make online branded games for B2B and B2C brands, broadcasters and charities

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Fergus Campbell

Fergus Campbell

Head of Communications
Gumtree

Fergus has spent 14 years working in communications and marketing roles for a variety of brands and businesses in the UK and abroad

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Sandy Lindsay

Sandy Lindsay

Founder & Chair
Tangerine

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.

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Jonathan Hulton

Jonathan Hulton

CEO & Founder
The IM People

Jonathan Hulton is a former TV presenter, media executive and LinkedIn brand awareness expert.

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Elizabeth Clark

Elizabeth Clark

CEO and Co-Founder
Dream Agility

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.

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Richard Banks

Richard Banks

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.

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Nicky Wake

Nicky Wake

Managing Director
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.

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Tom Harris

Tom Harris


Tom is a digital marketing professional and an expert on digital marketing technology.

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Phil  Fraser

Phil Fraser

Head of Planning and Account Managemen
Access

A specialist in social marketing and strategic communication

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Ruth Connor

Ruth Connor

Executive Director of Strategic Marketing
Access

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.

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Sam Bevan

Sam Bevan

Global Online Sales, Regional Manager (EMEA)
Snap Inc.

Sam joined Snap Inc. as the founding member of Snapchat’s EMEA GOS team in October 2016.

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Steve Kuncewicz

Steve Kuncewicz

Partner
BLM

Steve specialises in dealing with issues relating to intellectual property infringement, advertising and marketing

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Tom Moore

Tom Moore

Head of Retail
Geometry UK

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.

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Stuart Alldis

Stuart Alldis

Managing Director
CDA

Stuart is a tenacious communicator with exceptional commercial awareness and leadership skills.

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Jasman Ahmad

Jasman Ahmad

Planning Director
Accord

Using his keen eye for spotting crucial data trends and strategic opportunities, Jasman has helped numerous Accord clients to maximise their campaigns.

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Alex Ayin

Alex Ayin

Commercial Director
Media Chain

Alex is the Commercial Director at Media Chain, part of Social Chain Group, one of the world’s most influential social media publishing houses.

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Sermetcan Baysal

Sermetcan Baysal

Modelling (Machine Learning) Scientist
Quantcast

Sermetcan joined Quantcast two years ago and has been working on machine learning models to help marketers discover and reach target audiences.

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Alec Burns

Alec Burns

Lead Strategist
Fluid Digital

Alec is an eCommerce performance marketing specialist.

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Pete Cape

Pete Cape

Global Knowledge Director
Survey Sampling

Pete has over 25 years experience in Market Research.

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Joely Carey

Joely Carey

Branded Content Specialist
72point

Branded content specialist working with leading UK brands, agencies and publishers to create award-winning content.

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Suzy Carter-Kent

Suzy Carter-Kent

Customer Success Manager
Adestra

Suzy is Customer Success Manager at Adestra.

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Lee Chapman

Lee Chapman

Senior Manager of Innovation and Marketing
CYBG plc.

Lee is Senior Manager of Innovation and Marketing at CYBG plc.

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Alex Coates

Alex Coates

Director of New Business & Account Development
CDS

Alex has worked with the world’s most recognised multi-national brands as well as the UK’s most trusted retail and eCommerce businesses.

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Amanda Coleman

Amanda Coleman

Chairman
PRCA

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
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Zoe Cuthbertson

Zoe Cuthbertson

Head of Marketing
Wired Plus

Zoe has a breadth of experience in optimising communications strategies and leading successful brand launches.

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Matt Cowell

Matt Cowell

Marketing Director
CircleLoop

Matt is the marketing director at CircleLoop.

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Laura Crimmons

Laura Crimmons

Founder
Silverthorn

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.

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Matt Dimond

Matt Dimond

Consultant
Blue Venn

Matt is a highly skilled consultant in the MarTechsector.

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Nick Entwistle

Nick Entwistle

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.

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Imran Farooq

Imran Farooq

Co-founder and CEO
MMC Learning

Imran is Co-founder and CEO of MMC Learning, a joint venture training company based at Manchester Met.

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Scott Fisher

Scott Fisher

Creative Director
Scribe PR

Scott Fisher is Creative Director at Scribe PR and former Product Affairs Manager at Volkswagen UK.

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Rob Gray

Rob Gray

Co-Founder & Managing/Strategy Partner
Squad

Rob is Co-Founder & Managing/Strategy Partner at Squad

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Shazia Ginai

Shazia Ginai

Head of Business Development
Neuro-Insight

Shazia is the current head of business development at Neuro-Insight.

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Alice ter Haar

Alice ter Haar

Lead Marketer
Deliveroo

Alice’s career spans ten-years in high-growth businesses and most recently, three years at Europe’s fastest growing company, Deliveroo.

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Georgia Halston

Georgia Halston

Founder and Director
Halston Marketing

Georgia is the Founder and Director of Halston Marketing, an agency that specialises in business-to-business marketing and corporate communications.

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Jane Hamilton

Jane Hamilton

Journalist and Comms Consultant
News International

Jane specialises in projects that blend native advertising and commercial opportunities with editorial.

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Alex Heywood

Alex Heywood

Co-Founder
4and20million

Alex co-founded 4and20million to help businesses create the conditions where people can perform at their best.

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Marc Hiney

Marc Hiney

Senior Account Executive
AdRoll

Marc works with AdRoll, a growth platform in the digital marketing space.

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Liz Booth

Liz Booth

Senior Developer
Buffalo 7

Liz is a Senior Developer at PowerPoint presentation design agency, Buffalo 7.

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Darren Kunar

Darren Kunar


Darren has over 14 years of experience in the marketing sector, specifically email marketing.

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Gavin Flood

Gavin Flood

Senior Marketing Director
EMEA & APAC

Gavin works with AdRoll, a growth platform in the digital marketing space.

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John Mitchison

John Mitchison

Director of Policy and Compliance
DMA

John has extensive in-depth knowledge of the data and marketing industries, with more than 20 years of experience in both.

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Adam Oldfield

Adam Oldfield

Managing Director
Force24

Adam is the head of cross-channel marketing automation specialist Force24.

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Chris Pharo

Chris Pharo

Managing Director
72Point

As Managing Director of 72Point, Chris has built on the company’s excellent foundations, developing its offering as a PR and News agency.

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Kenneth Wernst Christensen

Kenneth Wernst Christensen

SEO Consultant
Novicell

Kenneth is working as an SEO consultant for Novicell.

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Jay Williams

Jay Williams

Founder/Director of Strategy
72Point

Music journalist, Sports reporter, Chief Reporter, News Editor and Partner – SWNS, Head of News – Freuds, Founder and Director of Strategy – 72Point

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Jo McClintock

Jo McClintock

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.  

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Adrian Marks

Adrian Marks

CEO
enjoy!

Adrian Marks is a serial entrepreneur, investor and public speaker who has built and sold two multi-million pound businesses.

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Richard Moriarty

Richard Moriarty

Deputy Northern News Editor
The Sun

Richard has spent the last eight years as deputy northern news editor for The Sun.

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Sue Ollerhead

Sue Ollerhead

Founder and Managing Director
Heads Up Marketing

Sue is Founder and Managing Director ofHeads Up Marketing, a Liverpool based agency, established in 2010.

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Andrew Sherrat

Andrew Sherrat

Principal
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.

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Andy Smith

Andy Smith

Previous Head of Media Relations
Santander

Andy has over 20 years’ experience in Corporate Communications for Financial Services companies, both in-house and as an advisor.

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Matt Tomkin

Matt Tomkin

Digital Marketing Consultant
Tao Digital

Matt Tomkin is the founder and SEO consultant at Tao Digital

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Rob Weatherhead

Rob Weatherhead

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.

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Gerry White

Gerry White

SEO Consultant
JUST EAT

Gerry is the SEO Consultant for JUST EAT

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Andrew Wiseman

Andrew Wiseman

Director
Honeycomb

Andrew co-founded Honeycomb in 2018 with a clear goal: to allow brand owners to get more from their data.

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