Meet the Team

The experts that deliver unprecedented growth.

Our reputation as digital marketing pioneers is built upon collective achievements, and we strive to give everyone at connective3 the freedom and inspiration to create their best work and push themselves, and our clients, forward.

Simultaneously, we aim to pass this culture of empowerment onto our clients, because we know that the most effective way to achieve high-reaching goals is to infuse everyone involved with desire, determination and passion.

Tim Grice
CEO

Tim has been working in digital marketing for over a decade, developing and overseeing strategies for global businesses. He has held a number of senior roles, most recently as CEO of Branded3 – one of the most respected search marketing agencies in the UK. There he led the growth and strategy of a remarkably successful business.

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Charlie Harris
Sales and Marketing Director

With over seven years marketing experience Charlie has delivered marketing strategy for a number of industry leading brands and agencies. Co-founder of SearchLeeds, she was responsible for the creation of the region’s most well attended industry networking event for digital marketers.

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Alan Ng
Technical and Insights Director

Alan has more than eight years’ experience in the digital marketing industry and held positions leading SEO, data & analytics, CRO, and technical implementation teams. With a background in engineering, his breadth of strategic, analytical and technical experience has enabled him to deliver creative solutions for brands such as JLR, Travelex and Expedia.

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Jane Seymour
Digital Designer

Starting her career within a premium fashion brand, Jane developed a varied expertise in designing for both digital and print. In recent years she has worked within agencies focussing on web design, print and led the rebrand for SearchLeeds – an annual conference attended by over 2000 people.

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JJ Grice
Organic Performance Director

JJ has devised and shaped SEO strategies for multi-national organisations including household brands such as Wren Kitchens and Confused.com. Leading our ability to connect digital specialisms and drive organic growth, he oversees our expert strategy team to ensure that the work we do delivers nothing short of unprecedented growth.

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Olivia Wigg
Digital PR Executive

With a background delivering PR for global brands, Olivia has landed PR placement’s on top tier publications such as Forbes, BBC, Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Lonely Planet and many more. She is a determined marketer with a passion for delivering only the best results for her clients.

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Claire Stanley-Manock
Paid Media Director

Claire has over 15 years of digital marketing experience and knows how to navigate the complex paid media landscape to deliver incremental growth for clients. Campaigns are planned with strategic creativity and delivered with personalisation to generate cut through, emotion and results.

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David White
Content Marketing Director

David has led PR and outreach strategies for some of the globe’s biggest brands. With a background in business management and marketing, David has a deep understanding of the wider marketing mix and how this contributes to our clients’ bottom line.

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Louise Fraser
Digital PR Executive

Louise has been in marketing since she was 17, previously working with brands such as Hallmark, Room to Grow, Joy Clothing and Coderus Ltd. Taking a break to graduate with a degree in English following a year abroad, she has re-entered the world of Digital PR with connective3.

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Vin Chinnaraja
Chairman

Vin founded Branded3 in 2003 and in the years that followed he successfully fulfilled his vision of creating a transformational digital agency with matchless customer service and industry-leading results. The strength of Branded3’s reputation and revenues led to its acquisition by St. Ives PLC in May 2013, and the company continues to thrive on the principles Vin instilled at its core. He now brings those principles, of connected expertise, mutual respect and unwavering commitment, to connective3.

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Patrick Altoft
Chief Marketing Officer

Respected globally for his unrivalled expertise and proven track record, Patrick has been a trusted authority on SEO and digital marketing since 2007 when he founded Blogstorm. He partnered with Vin Chinnaraja a year later and drove Branded3’s rapid growth, working with some of the largest brands in finance, travel, gaming and retail to help deliver annual revenues in excess of £6million. A true agency oracle and regular conference speaker, Patrick possesses a growth mindset that inspires everyone at connective3.

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