Based in Downing Street and the Cabinet Office, Alex Aiken is the most senior communications professional in the Civil Service.
Imran Azam is the Founder of thesisreel.co providing brands with strategic, creative, training and production services.
Dr. Robin Bargar
Professor, School of Arts and Media and School of Computing Sciences and Engineering
University of Salford
Robin Bargar is Professor in the School of Arts and Media and the School of Computing Sciences and Engineering at University of Salford.
National Crew & Facilities Manager
Nicky Ball works as the National Crew & Facilities Manager for Creative England running a bespoke crewing service for Productions shooting across the English regions.
Helena Barras is an award-winning Chartered Marketer with over ten years’ global marketing experience.
Victoria Boldison is a multi-award winning Chartered Marketer with an international career.
Founder and MD
Alison Bowcott-McGrath is the Founder and MD of PinPointer, a proud ambassador of the high street.
Martin Bryant is Community Editor at Tech North, where he tells the story of technology in the North of England.
Tim Cameron-Kitchen is a bestselling digital marketing author, Head Ninja at Exposure Ninja and host of the Exposure Ninja Digital Marketing Podcast.
Martin Carr is Executive Producer at AbbottVision, which was established in 2008 by the multi award-winning writer, creator and producer Paul Abbott.
Anna Carlson is a client partner at Hyper Island, designing and co-delivering its tailored partnerships with organisations.
CEO and Co-founder
Jon Cornwell is CEO and Co-founder of Newsflare.
Managing and Creative Director
Anthony Diver has over 18 years hands-on experience in the digital and creative sectors heading creative, strategic and technical roles holistically.
TV and Film Writer
Jimmy Dowdall is a film and television writer, who has worked extensively with Channel 4 including on hit series Shameless.
Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise
Manchester Metropolitan University
David Edmundson-Bird is Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University
Brand Marketing Executive
Nicola Emmerson has been working in the marketing industry for over 10 years and most recently at Bakery Wholesaler, BAKO.
Ben Harper is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and Director at Datify.
Head of International
Chris Heyes is the Head of the Liverpool in London hub and the International Festival for Business 2016.
A former PR professional, Caroline Hopkins is now a presentations coach, enabling people to engage with an audience and win new business.
Head of Creative
Oliver Francis is Head of Creative for Consumer PR at Sky.
Andy Green Creativity
Andy Green is a Brand Story and creativity expert.
Smoking Gun PR
Rick Guttridge co-founded Smoking Gun in 2010 and has over 15 years Public Relations and communications agency experience.
Matt Hunt is CEO of Apadmi Enterprise, part of the Apadmi Group, the UK’s leading mobile app developer.
Search Director at every1, Jon Hunter has over 20 years experience in the digital sector, 12 of which specically within search marketing
Simon Iredale runs several companies in the field of digital design, marketing and analytics. and founded the Motionlab group in 2004.
Head of eCommerce & Retail
An experienced digital leader and digital transformation specialist, Kristal Ireland heads up the Ecommerce and Retail team at Virgin Trains East Coast.
Director of Marketing & Comms
Everton Football Club
Richard Kenyon’s current role at Everton Football Club involves him overseeing marketing, insight, corporate communications, PR & media functions.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers
Steve Kuncewicz is a principal lawyer in the business advisory team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.
Simon Landi is one of the founding members of Manchester-based marketing communications agency Access and is developer of the social media tool Events Stream Live.
Jonathan Leather is a Line Producer with 10 years experience in drama production.
Founder of Tech Essence, Ken Leren is passionate about all things digital.
CEO and Founder
Return On Digital
Guy Levine is the CEO and Founder of Return.
Head of Brand Engagement
Paul Mallon heads the digital engagement team at Paddy Power.
Founder and Managing Director
An experienced PR and marketing professional, Laura Mashiter is founder and managing director of award-winning communications agency, Refresh PR.
Head of Local Marketing
Shama Mehan is the Head of Local Marketing for Tesco, responsible for engaging local communities across the country.
Bing Ads UK
Aaron McGrath is UK Sales Director at Bing Ads UK managing some of the largest Travel and Finance advertisers and agencies in the UK.
Product Marketing Manager
Bing Ads, Microsoft
James Murray works for Microsoft and is the Product Marketing Manager for Bing Ads across EMEA.
Lyndon Nicholson is a marketing professional with a career spanning three decades.
Search Sales Lead SMB
Bing Ads UK
Adela Popilkova is a sales lead at Microsoft Search Advertising and is a search marketing expert with extensive experience across all corners of the industry.
Sima Ray is a Series Producer with more than 20 years’ TV experience ranging from hard-hitting investigative and undercover journalism to more recently working on Features, Observational Documentaries and Children’s programmes.
Director of Search
Alan Reeves is Director of Search at Click Consult, a multi award-winning search marketing agency based in Cheshire.
Commercial Director and Co-founder
Bevan Thomas is Commercial Director and Co-founder of Newsflare.
Sales and Marketing Director
Debbie Thompson is Sales and Marketing Director at PinPointer, assisting the MD in developing and implementing the strategic growth plan that will take the business from good to great.
Head of Consumer Services PR & CEO Comms
Cat Turner currently heads up the Consumer Services PR team at the Co-op
Tash Willcocks is Programme Leader at Hyper Island and has 20 years of experience shaping future changemakers in the creative industry.
Head of External Affairs & Content
Steve Woolley has been the Head of External Affairs and Content at the Chartered Institute of Marketing since 2014.
Head of Organic Acquistion
Lukasz Zelezny is the head of organic acquisition at uSwitch.com, a UK-based price comparison website with offices in London.