Amy Maw, Marketing Director, Jones Knowles Ritchie
Amy studied Business Administration at Cardiff University, specialising in marketing and business ethics. Shortly after graduating, she joined JKR as a marketing assistant, where she has remained since, building her career alongside a strong knowledge of marketing over the last fifteen years.
Chloe Flexman, Co-Founder and Studio Director, Buff Motion
After graduating with a degree in Graphic Design from Kingston School of Art in 2007, Chloe worked in various video production jobs, ranging from runner to producer, before co-founding Buff Motion in 2014. Her role as Studio Director involves ensuring the studio is operating in the best way it possibly can, and largely focuses on factors such as people, process, work and impact.
Peyton Squires, Senior Brand Manager, Proper
After acquiring a degree in Art History and French from the University of Manchester, Peyton spent five years at Sipsmith Gin, playing a major role in growing the business in the UK before moving into a global marketing role within Sipsmith’s parent company Beam Suntory. Peyton moved to her current role at Proper in September 2021.
Lee Gunther, Public Relations Director, Wieden+Kennedy
After gaining a degree in English and Media Studies, Lee began his career as an entertainment journalist before moving into consumer PR for independent film labels and subsequently joining the B2B world. With Wieden+Kennedy, he has worked with a number of high-profile clients including Nike, Sainsbury’s, Formula One, TK Maxx and Honda.
Amy Egan, Head of Marketing, Animade
Amy studied for a BA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Art, before obtaining an MA in Art History at the University of Sussex. Having worked as an art writer for Dazed (digital and print), Amy was also a founding editor of art paper Symbol, and an independent gallery co-director and curator. In 2015, she joined Animade as the first person in their marketing team, which she now leads.
Gemma Redgrave, Marketing Director, AKQA
After graduating with a master’s in Education, Gemma spent a decade in teaching before beginning her career in PR and Marketing at AKQA. She has been named the top Global Awards Manager by Creative Pool, was named on The Dots Rising Star 2021 list and has been invited to judge at both the New York Advertising Festival and AKQA’s Future Lions award, in partnership with Cannes International Festival of Creativity.
Kwesi Amoasi, PR and Comms Assistant, Mr Porter
Kwesi studied Fashion Management and Marketing at UCA Epsom, interning at The Lobby London and Rainbowwave PR while working weekend shifts at M&S. After graduating, he landed a PR Graduate Assistant role at Saint Laurent, before joining Mr Porter in November 2021.
Iona Bell, Marketing Manager, Southbank Centre
Now based in London, Iona studied Practical Arts in Brighton before embarking on an administration and marketing internship with Cockpit Arts. She joined Southbank Centre in 2016 as a Marketing Assistant and has since worked her way up to a managerial role, having gained valuable insight into the world of arts marketing.
Joel Midgley, Head of Global Brand Marketing, The Guardian
Joel studied English at the University of Liverpool before immediately diving into a career in marketing. He began a Marketing Manager position at The Guardian in 2018 and has since worked his way up to overseeing global brand marketing at the news organisation, and in 2020 was named in The Drum’s Future 50 list of best new marketers in the world.
Rebecca Vicary, Director of External Communications, Pentland Brands
After studying Sport and Media at Leeds University, Rebecca began her career at Pentland Brands, managing PR for Speedo, Kickers and Ellesse. In 2005, Rebecca joined the BBC to lead international communications for its global news division before returning to Pentland Brands in 2012 as Head of External Communications, where she has risen to become Director.