Team

There's strength in our numbers. A unique blend with equally impressive experience, our team of over 120 individuals is built up of ‘go-to’ techies, expert specialists & top notch client services - all who drive results for you.

Meet just a handful of our expert team members:

Emma Davey-Wood

Emma Davey-Wood

Director of Client Services

TENACIOUS AND TRUSTWORTHY, EMMA IS AN ADVISOR AND RELIABLE SOUNDING BOARD TO OUR BIGGEST ACCOUNTS

Channelling her commercial drive, Emma works tirelessly to drive impactful results for our key accounts. During her 9 years with WMG, Emma has worked her way up from New Business to Head of Client Services and was a founding team member, central to the development of our Client Services function. Her passion and professionalism ensure unwavering service for our much-valued clients.

Manager, mentor and all-round support for a growing and accomplished Account Management team, today Emma’s wealth of experience benefits all who work with her.

Claire Stanley

Claire Stanley

Head of Biddable Strategy

RESULTS DRIVEN, VERSATILE AND INNOVATIVE, CLAIRE DEVELOPS STRATEGIES THAT DRIVE PERFORMANCE.

With 17 years’ experience within media and digital across a range of sectors, Claire has worked across all areas – from PPC to programmatic, paid social to strategy and even tracking. Throughout her years in digital, she has worked alongside an impressive list of clients including citizenM, Asda Money, Ribena and Exodus Travels to name a few.

With a head for strategy, Claire is logical and flexible using a targeted, audience first approach to campaigns, working with personalised ads to consistently drive performance and generate the best possible results for clients. Known in the industry (and in a well-deserved nod to her expertise), Claire was recently invited to be a judge for the UK Biddable Media Awards.

Tom Walkden

Tom Walkden

Head of PPC

LOGICAL, ADAPTABLE AND IMAGINATIVE, TOM IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING CLIENT PAID SEARCH STRATEGIES.

Tom has been flying the flag for the digital landscape since the tender age of 12 when he learnt HTML and developed his first website. With an insatiable taste for all thing’s digital, Tom launched his own online skincare brand at just 23 and later, during his time contracted to Google, gained a thorough understanding of digital marketing that led him to specialise in paid search.

Today, WMG benefits from Tom’s extensive experience, his passion for exploring new networks and interest in display advertising and remarketing – all of which fuel KPI hitting paid strategies for our valued clients.

Emma Sibbles

Emma Sibbles

Head of Content and Social

ARTICULATE, PROVEN AND BRILLIANT, EMMA IS OUR RESIDENT BRANDED CONTENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERT.

Emma’s experience is diverse and impressive in equal measure. In a career spanning more than 16 years, not only has she worked for national publications Marie Claire and The Guardian, freelanced for The Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday and Stylist, but she was also the Editor for ASOS’ in-house magazine.

Since making the move back up North, Emma has put her journalistic prowess and passion for storytelling into working with leading brands including ghd, M&S, Morphy Richards, Bio-Oil, Fox’s and AA Cars. Today, her expertise is channelled into branded content and social media, working with our clients to build bespoke content and social media strategies and deliver compelling and relevant copywriting.

Mick Tilley

Mick Tilley

Creative Operations Manager

INVENTIVE, VERSATILE AND CREATIVE, MICK’S STRATEGIC THINKING DRIVES DIGITAL STRATEGIES FOR LEADING BRANDS.

The proud ‘owner’ of a varied CV, Mick holds a law degree, dabbled as a doorman, enjoyed a year on the road after laughs as a stand-up comic, and even gave professional fighting a go! Realising he was terrible at all those things, eventually he found his niche within digital and PR!

By the age of 23, Mick was Head of Marketing for the country’s leading cosmetic surgery chain before switching agency-side, joining one of the UK’s largest agency Groups. Starting his agency career as a Strategist, Mick quickly took over Earned Media operations, and later, their PR agency.

A unique blend of creativity and strategy, Mick heads up our Studio, harnessing the creativity with his team and leading complex integrated digital strategies. Mick has an impressive portfolio of award-winning campaigns to his name having worked with many of the UK’s biggest brands.

Chris Shelbourn

Chris Shelbourn

Head of Technical SEO

COMMITTED, DRIVEN AND KNOWLEDGEABLE, CHRIS IS BRIMMING WITH TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW. 

With over a decade of experience in technical SEO, Chris first joined us as an Analyst and today heads up Technical SEO for WMG. Responsible for a growing team of technical SEO specialists, Chris is a master of communication, supporting the development of his expert team.

A font of technical knowledge, Chris also continues to run client campaigns, helping to direct and develop large accounts.

Chris Walsh

Chris Walsh

Business Development Director

CONSULTATIVE, INSIGHTFUL AND TECHNICAL, CHRIS HAS EXTENSIVE DIGITAL MARKETING PEDIGREE TO DRIVE GROWTH.

A previous Rookie of the Year and, more recently, Sales Person of the Year title holder, Chris’ digital understanding is second to none. With 7 years’ experience across a number of reputable agencies, you can rest assured you’re in safe hands.

Leaving a positive and lasting impression as he consults with potential clients, Chris is particularly knowledgeable about financial services and home retail industries. When it comes to devising a tailored, impactful digital strategy for your future growth, Chris is your man.

Tom Collins

Tom Collins

CRO Manager

STRATEGIC, RESULTS DRIVEN AND WITH AN APPETITE FOR DIGITAL IMPROVEMENT, TOM IS PASSIONATE ABOUT NEW, INNOVATIVE TECH.

Tom not only has extensive digital experience, he’s a unique blend of business understanding and digital know-how. Having setup an eCommerce business at just 17 years old, his exposure to all aspects of business, both agency and client-side, underpins his digital skills with knowledge that achieves results for our clients.

Always up to date with the latest developments in web and UX, Tom’s in-depth technical understanding combined with his logical, organised approach sees him work closely with clients, introducing CRO solutions, developing strategy and managing campaigns. Testing for optimisations and regularly collaborating with other digital channels, Tom efforts positively impact all digital activity.

James Betts

James Betts

Technical Insights Manager

INSIGHTFUL, ANALYTICAL AND RESOURCEFUL, JAMES’ TECHNICAL BRILLIANCE ENGINEERS EFFICIENCIES TO BENEFIT CLIENTS.

Tasked with keeping one eye on the digital landscape at all times, James monitors industry trends to ensure WMG remains on the cusp of digital innovation. Leveraging upon 10 years’ experience with PHP and MySQL, James develops new tools and processes for our Technical SEO and wider teams, seeking increased efficiencies to benefit clients.

His aptitude to learn has seen James gain an in-depth understanding of SEO, quickly rising through the ranks having first joined WMG as a Technical Analyst. Today, James is a fount of knowledge within our SEO team and continues to work with some of our largest clients.

Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson

Senior PPC Account Manager

PERCEPTIVE, CAPABLE AND STRATEGIC, MATT LEADS THE WAY WITH SHOPPING INNOVATION

The main man for all things Shopping, Matt spearheads development of our Shopping products to drive innovation for eCommerce clients. With an eye on profit as much as revenue growth, Matt is regularly recognised for the impact his sophisticated strategies have on the bottom line for our clients.

Holding an impressive list of professional certifications to his name, there’s much more to Matt’s expertise. Working in digital for more than 8-years, Matt built his digital pedigree working in-house for a global eCommerce retailer before specialising in paid media and making the move to agency life. Excelling in the delivery of outstanding results for clients, Matt’s steadfast appreciation of real-world of business is evident in his strategic yet highly tactical approach to campaign creation.

Jen Milne

Jen Milne

Senior Account Manager

AMBITIOUS, LOYAL AND DRIVEN TO SUCCEED, JEN IS DETERMINED TO WIN MORE BUSINESS FOR HER CLIENTS.

Giving it her all, Jen’s simply not satisfied with positive results – passionate about building solid, long-standing relationships, it’s her mission to make clients even more money! Commercially minded with a thorough understanding of market competitiveness, Jen’s strategic approach to account management has seen her become an intrinsic part of her client’s teams.

Regularly highlighting growth opportunities, Jen is able to apply learnings from a wide breadth of industries to the benefit of other clients. A driving force behind a number of award-worthy campaigns, Jen builds and expands digital marketing strategies for leading names.

Robin Morrill

Robin Morrill

Business Development Manager

HONEST, RESILIENT AND CLEAR, ROBIN TAKES THE TIME TO UNDERSTAND BUSINESS CHALLENGES, BUILDING BESPOKE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

A long-standing member of the WMG team, Robin has 13 years experience in business development across a variety of industries, more recently focusing on Automotive and Forex markets. This focus has made him the go-to man as businesses look to draw upon his insight and understanding of their industry. With a background in online advertising, he’s also well versed in planning and executing digital campaigns.

Robin takes great pride in helping businesses grow online and enjoys talking to new people, learning more about them and taking the time to really understand their business challenges. Engaging with Robin, new clients can expect tailored digital solutions, sound advice on how to maximise their digital potential and a proposition that will build their brand online.

Rachel Marshall

Rachel Marshall

Account Manager

HARD-WORKING, DETERMINED AND TENACIOUS, RACHEL FORGES STRONG CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS.

Client relationships are at the forefront of Rachel’s approach. She may have only joined our team in 2018, but Rachel has already been awarded Sales Person of the Year in 2019, recognising her outstanding contribution to both clients and WMG.

With a background in management, she is brilliant at managing expectations, projects, and multiple stakeholders. Rachel enjoys creating and presenting innovative, creative solutions to clients, ensuring results are consistently achieved through smooth running campaigns and clear communication.

Chelsea Williamson

Chelsea Williamson

Account Manager

ADAPTABLE, DILIGENT AND DETERMINED, CHELSEA IS PASSIONATE ABOUT ALL THINGS DIGITAL.

During four years of valuable experience working within digital marketing, Chelsea has honed her organisation and communication skills helping her forge strong relationships with clients.

She loves to create brilliant results by building relationships based on trust and plans to develop her skills further helping more businesses achieve their goals.

Beth Brogden

Beth Brogden

Account Manager

ORGANISED, CREATIVE AND MOTIVATED, BETH BRINGS INNOVATION TO EACH OF HER CLIENTS.

With two years’ experience in Digital Marketing, Beth naturally progressed into Account Management leveraging her project management ability to handle expectations and ensure seamless control over campaigns.

With a technical mind, Beth loves immersing herself into analytics while her keen interest in client facing means she is great at creating strong relationships whilst ensuring consistent results driven progress.

Rich Moorland

Rich Moorland

Senior Technical Account Manager

DETAILED, TENACIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL, RICH’S TECHINCAL EXPERTISE DRIVES TRAFFIC AND REVENUE GROWTH.

Possessing a keen eye for detail, Rich is in his element when performing technical audits or trawling through rankings and traffic. Developing close working relationships with clients, Rich leverages his 11 years of invaluable experience at WMG crafting optimum technical solutions to meet client objectives.

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