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Talk is cheap, but people are priceless. We believe that any agency is only as good as it’s people – and ours are the best.

Tim Grice


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.

Charlie Harris

Sales & Marketing Director

With over seven years marketing experience Charlie has delivered the marketing strategy for a number of industry leading brands and agencies. With an extensive background in events experience she was responsible for the creation of the region’s most well attended industry networking event for digital marketers.

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.

Jane Seymour

Head of Design

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.

JJ Grice

Organic Performance Director

JJ has devised and shaped SEO strategies for multi-national organisations including household brands such as Wren Kitchens and 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 performance.

Olivia Wigg

Senior Digital PR Strategist

With a background delivering PR for global brands, Olivia has landed PR placements 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.

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.

Jamie White

Head of SEO

Jamie has worked in the SEO industry for over 12 years in a variety of roles, from Head of Technical SEO to Associate Director, and has led campaigns for leading brands such as, GoPro, Oasis-Warehouse and Unite Students. He loves problem solving and seeing the eventual impact of SEO work being implemented on a site.

Ryan Colleran

Junior Video Editor

Ryan recently graduated from the University for the Creative Arts with a degree in Film Production. He has experience in both fiction and non-fiction filmmaking, as well as photography and screenwriting. Ryan has a passion for learning and is excited to work within the marketing team to expand his knowledge of editing, design, and videography. As connective3 continues to grow, Ryan is keen to contribute as much of his creativity and innovation as possible.

Bex Fairbrother

Client Director

Bex is a passionate marketeer, with extensive experience in both traditional and more recently digital PR. She has strong account manager experience, having worked with start-ups to larger organisations, across various industries including wellness, tech, fitness and beauty.

Will Levitt

Head of PPC

Will joins as a Senior PPC Manager after previously working at Brass and Google. With over 5 years experience in digital marketing Will brings knowledge in all parts of paid media, specialising in paid search and programmatic.

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.

Libby Windle

Head of PR

With over five years’ experience in both traditional and digital PR, Libby has managed multiple clients and campaigns across sectors including fashion, health and fitness, technology and education.

Harj Kalyan

Digital Analyst

Harj has over 2 years of experience in the digital marketing industry & has held positions across agency & client side. He brings knowledge of running paid media activity across various channels & creating interactive data dashboards that provides insight into an account’s performance across all live channels.

Elle Pollicott

Head of Content Strategy

Elle has over seven years of marketing experience, creating and implementing SEO and content strategies for clients in a range of industries including fashion, travel, property and finance. As our Head of Content Strategy, Elle manages a team of Content Strategists and Content Writers, ensuring that on-page content strategies are devised and implemented, and increase clients’ rankings and organic traffic.

Leanne Taylor

Director of HR & Finance

Leanne is our HR & Finance Manager, looking after our employee management, office management and accounts.

Beth Turner

Senior Digital PR Strategist

Beth is a hard working and motivated marketer, always striving to get the best results for her clients, she has worked in PR two and a half years, working both in-house in a B2B confectionery company and at an integrated agency working for clients across the health, fitness, education, personal finance and home and design industries.

Rosa Mitchell

Head of PR

With over six years’ experience in digital PR, content creation, and social media, Rosa has worked across a variety of different projects, from stand-alone campaigns to long-term strategic roadmaps. She combines her analytical skills with her love of creativity to create concepts that work for a large number of industries, including e-commerce, finance, law, and travel.

Sophie Davey

Paid Media Manager

With a background working in account management and paid media for NERVE, Sophie has over four years’ agency experience managing accounts across various sectors including financial services, travel, and property.

Andrew Moody

Head of Client Services

With over 5 years’ experience working in several sectors from food and drink to FMCG, Andy brings a wealth of experience in improving clients experience with an agency. He has a passion for delivering results that can only be matched by his passion for Liverpool FC.

Simon Sterenborg

Head of New Business

Simon has over 5 years sales, marketing and lead gen experience. Initially working in a lead gen capacity introducing agencies of varying specialities to some of the most recognisable brands including ESPN, LEGO & Dr Martens.

He then went on to take a more client facing role as the New Business Manager for one of the North's leading development agencies. Simon has come on to help develop the outbound sales strategy at connective3 and ‘bang the drum’ about the great work we have, and will continue to deliver!

Rachel Harrison

CRO and UX Manager

With more than 4 years experience, Rachel is passionate about optimising websites and ensuring that user needs are met not only online, but throughout their whole brand experience. Her previous background spans financial services, FMCG and technology brands. Rachel is keen to help clients increase conversions whilst also providing insight as to who their website users are and identifying any potential pain points.

Hannah Brady

Content Strategist

A passionate and committed Content Writer, Hannah has over five years of hands-on marketing experience in a range of industries, in everything from fashion to hospitality. She takes pride in delivering creative, original work that boosts SEO, causes conversations and engages audiences.

Alex Barlow

Head of Creative and Social

With over 10 years of digital marketing experience, Alex has delivered results for businesses and brands across the globe, from boutique retail to global telecoms.

Alex is heading up our creative and social teams, working on integrated marketing campaigns with our clients throughout the whole marketing and brand toolkit to get the best results.

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Beth Crowe

Client Director

Beth has worked in the world of digital marketing for over five years, originally specialising in paid media before transitioning into account management, and heading up the Client Services team in a publishing-turned-digital agency. She has worked with clients in a wide range of verticals over the years, from fashion and fitness, to technology and automotive. Beth is looking forward to applying her experience and knowledge to drive results for our clients.

Sarah Heald

Digital Project Manager

With over 7 years of digital marketing experience across project management and social media, Sarah has worked across a variety of sectors from fashion and retail to Food and drink. With a passion for strategic planning, Sarah has helped to deliver creative and award-winning campaigns for a number of household names.

Sanjay Purewal

Senior SEO Strategist

With over 4 years of SEO experience Sanjay is passionate about understanding the structure of a client's site and the industry they operate in, with a strong background in content and technical SEO Sanjay has experience in a variety of sectors including Legal, Financial, Tech, Leisure and Food.
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Jonah Charnock

Sales Executive

Jonah is a recent BA Sports Marketing graduate from Leeds Beckett University. Alongside his studies, Jonah has gained experience in the retail, healthcare and events sector, igniting a passion for a career in digital marketing and sales. With the ambition of gaining further knowledge and experience in the marketing sector, Jonah aims to contribute towards the success and growth of connective3, ensuring that the client’s overall experience is as enjoyable and professional as possible.

Matthew Fischbach

Content Writer

A content and copywriter for over two years, Matthew has worked both in-house and freelance on everything from medical business-wide redesign campaigns to small charity blog pieces. Always enthusiastic to get stuck into a piece, he aims to consistently craft SEO driven copy that grabs the readers interest and gets them excited for more content.

Alicia South

Digital PR Strategist

With experience working within Social Media and Content Creation across various industries including music and hospitality, Alicia is passionate about digital PR and developing innovative, creative campaigns which help brands tell their story whilst delivering exceptional results.

Megan Packer

Creative Strategist

With three and a half years’ experience in digital PR, social media and content creation, Megan has worked across a variety of sectors such as Retail, Travel and Food since graduating from Leeds Beckett University in 2017. A passionate and creative spirit, Megan gives her all to everything that she does to achieve the best results possible for her clients.

Dalia Filippi

Digital PR Strategist

Dalia is an enthusiastic and dynamic Digital PR Strategist. She worked in marketing for a total of 7 years, in both the US and the UK, with a focus on content and digital PR in the last 4. She has managed accounts across the fintech, health and beauty, travel, hospitality, business and fitness industries.
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James Fernando

Client Director

James has over 3 and half years of Key Account Manager experience in digital marketing, having previously working in relationship management at the RBS for 9 years. He has partnered closely with a number of key clients to help devise and execute successful Search Marketing strategies. Key clients he has worked with include LeaseCar, Julian Charles and Truverra working closely to build and maintain strong relationships.

Richard Wilson

Content Creator Manager

Richard has an award winning portfolio from his experience in photography and videography. Working with globally recognised brands creativity and attention to detail are key and he enjoys the challenge of making every piece of work unique and leaves a lasting impression. As Content Creator Manager, Richard will work on both internal and client work and help to keep the brand message and imagery connected on all levels.
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Ross King

SEO Executive

Ross has been working in the SEO industry for over five years, holding SEO positions in a wide range of industries including automotive, home furnishing, medical and mobility sectors. He loves analysing websites as well as gathering data, and seeing this data convert into a successful SEO strategy.

Charlotte Sharpe

Senior Paid Media Executive

Charlotte is an passionate and data driven digital marketer with over 3 years’ experience in paid media and web analytics across both agency and client side. She has experience managing accounts from a wide scope of sectors such as manufacturing, confectionary, financial services, and leisure & tourism.

Kenny Metham

Social Media Strategist

Kenny is a recent English Language and Linguistics Graduate who joins the team as a Social Media Strategist. Kenny’s experience started as a passion for content and storytelling, leading him into freelance Influencer Marketing and Social Media Consultancy. In the role of Digital PR Executive, Kenny wants to make bold creative contributions to campaigns, deliver ambitious results, and thrive with connective3.

Amy Gallimore

Digital PR Strategist

With over 5 years' experience working in PR and digital marketing, Amy has delivered campaigns across a variety of industries, from FMCG to the public sector. Amy is passionate about using insights to inspire creative campaigns that people will care about, and that deliver results for clients.

Jonathon Symons

Organic Performance Strategist

With over 6 years in the SEO industry, Jonathon has worked both agency and client side, covering a wide range of industries including education, retail, finance, travel and SaaS; and has helped develop results-based SEO strategies for businesses ranging from independent start-ups to multinational corporations. Jonathon has a keen passion for data and user behaviour, and is also a very amateur guitarist.

James Tate

Data Analyst

James is the first apprentice connective3 has taken on and he also is our 40th employee here. As a Data Analyst, he will be pulling raw data to help our employees make important decisions for our clients by identifying various facts and trends.
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Sophie Barker

Senior Digital PR Executive

Having worked in PR for three years, Sophie has experience across a variety of projects in the influencer and PR industry, covering clients in a mixture of sectors from retail to FMCG and automotive. She’s passionate about the PR industry and helping the team deliver campaigns with the best results they can.
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Oliver Johnson

Digital Designer

With a background in sales and UX design, Oliver has experience working on an array of projects in various mediums; from web and interaction design, to illustration. With a keen passion for learning new skills in the sector, Oliver aims to continue to develop his craft working alongside our design team on internal and client projects, whilst broadening his skillset into animation, video and data visualisation.

George Watson

Analytics Lead

With over seven years’ experience in the digital marketing industry, George has led data strategy and technical implementation for some of the UK’s biggest brands. He has a passion for e-commerce, and has worked with clients delivering actionable insights to drive sales and profit.

Steven Jefferson

Content Creator

With over 17 years of industry experience, Steve has delivered a range of projects across graphic and digital design, animation, video editing and web development. Steve is a huge fan of all-things digital and will always experiment with the latest technologies and software in order to bring something new to the table.

Frankie Bisi

Marketing Manager

Frankie is a well-rounded marketer who has over 5 years’ experience working for both agencies and brands. Frankie started off her career creating websites for a range of SMEs in the UK, she then moved to work for an in-house agency team where she was a key member in growing one of the largest digital events in the north. Her latest role for a large FTSE250 company saw her manage day-to-day global marketing activity and projects of all sizes. Frankie takes a hands-on approach to her work and can’t wait to apply everything she’s learnt to her role at connective3.

Andreea Bondor

Senior Paid Media Manager

Andreea has over 5 years of paid media experience and has delivered cross-channel campaigns, with a focus on paid social. She has worked on both agency and in-house brands and has a strong background in a variety of industries such as finance, beauty, travel and leisure.

Charity Swales

Digital PR Executive

Charity is a BA English and MSc Marketing graduate from The University of Liverpool, who has digital marketing experience through internships within the media and parking industries. Charity is driven to build her skillset within and beyond Digital PR, and to utilise her passion for writing and content creation to deliver creative innovative results for clients.

Catriona Cherrie

Content Writer

Catriona is an experienced content creator with a demonstrated history of working with creative content and digital media. She enjoys writing lifestyle, cooking, travel, and dog related content, and is always genuinely keen to see your dog and baby pics.

Sophie Hayes

Talent & HR Executive

Sophie has joined connective3 to help manage employee experience and wellbeing. She has recently completed a Level 3 Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development course, and will use this knowledge in her job role to help the team grow.

Nuno Vidal

Junior Digital Designer

With a professional background as an interactive content creator in the education field, Nuno came to the UK to study a Bachelors degree in Product Design at the Glasgow School of Art. He has a wide range of experience in creative design, from products to creating branding and experiential design. After graduating at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s joined our Manchester office to further develop his digital knowledge by creating outstanding graphic content for c3 clients.

Marisa Dooley

Senior Digital PR Executive

Having recently graduated from university with a degree in English Language and Spanish Studies, Marisa has previous work experience spanning across various industries including Research, Teaching, and Retail. An ambitious individual with a love for language and communication, Marisa is passionate about all things digital PR and strives to deliver real results.
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Katie Derrick

Content Writer

Katie loves the written word. She has over five years’ agency experience, crafting SEO-driven copy and outreach campaigns for an array of industries, from beauty and travel to beer. With a keen interest in boosting organic traffic, she’s excited to bring new ideas to the table, get involved in strategy and build strong client relationships to achieve successful content campaigns.

Cameron Black

Digital PR Strategist

Cameron is a recent MA Advertising and Marketing graduate who will be joining the team as a Digital PR Executive. With previous marketing work experience in the charity sector, Cameron is driven to pursue his passion for digital marketing, grow with Connective3 and deliver the best results for his clients.

Allen White

Digital PR Executive

Allen is a recent Multimedia Journalism graduate who joined the team as a Digital PR Executive. Allen's experience began while studying his NCTJ, where he discovered a passion for storytelling. Also, as a freelance photographer, he loved to bring clients visions to life. As a PR Executive, Allen wants to gain insight into the industry, creating campaigns that deliver results, growing within the Connective3 team.

Matthew Palmer

Paid Media Manager

Matthew is an analytical thinker, with over three years of paid media experience. Having previously worked on a number of channels, but with a primary focus on PPC, Matthew has worked both agency and client-side, in a range of industries, and has a real passion for driving results.

Patrycja Truszczynska

Junior Digital Project Manager

knowledge and skills in project management, delivering projects for brands such as Mercedes, McDonald's and Pizza Express. Patrycja is a proactive and highly organised individual, who is focused on delivering industry-leading projects.

Jack Birtwistle

Digital PR Executive

Jack is hard working and dedicated, always looking to learn new skills every day. He has just started his journey in Digital PR after graduating from university in 2020 and is extremely excited about what the future holds in this great industry.

Alex Nayler

Senior Content Writer

With a background in SEO content writing, Alex has experience working within both an agency and freelance environment. He enjoys crafting creative copy that engages readers and has worked with a wide array of clients in industries ranging from lifestyle and travel to entertainment and sport.
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Josh Kerr

Junior Digital Designer

Josh is a recent BA Hons Graphic Design graduate from the University of Huddersfield. With a passion for design and marketing, Josh gained experience through a diverse range of clients and varied industries, including gaming and hospitality. Josh aims to expand his current skill set, and is keen to learn web design, animation and 3D design. He is excited to be working within a such a rapidly growing company and is eager to contribute in any way possible to connective3’s ongoing success.

Evie Waterhouse

Business Development Executive

Evie is an experienced Business Development Executive, with knowledge across various sectors, including SaaS and mobile applications on a global scale. She is passionate about driving business visibility through different mediums, and working closely with the whole business to push c3 to the next level. Evie is continuously looking for great brands to work with, ensuring new business witnesses the trailblazing effect c3 has on digital performance!
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Ella Thompson

Digital PR Executive

Having recently graduated from her BA English degree at Manchester Metropolitan University, Ella is driven by her desire to broaden her knowledge and skillset in all aspects of Digital PR at c3. She strives to create innovative ideas to deliver the best results for her clients.

Clea Kanning

Digital PR Executive

With experience working across various sectors including gambling and travel, Clea is passionate about all aspects of digital PR and delivering all-encompassing campaigns which boost SEO, sales and visibility.

Silje Tunes Huse

Digital PR Executive

With experience in link-building and editorial work, Silje is interested in all things digital marketing. She’s passionate about coming up with new ideas, as well as boosting sales and brand awareness for her clients.

Eirini Theodoridou

Senior Digital PR Executive

Eirini is a recent Social Media and Management Graduate from the University of York, who joins our team as a Digital PR Executive. She brings to the C3 table experience from working with different brands in the UK and Greece and even with a LA-based film production company. Eirini is continuously looking for new ways to broaden her skills and knowledge and is driven by creating trailblazing work that makes a difference and puts C3 and our clients in the spotlight!
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Megan Askam

Senior Digital PR Strategist

A former PR grad, Megan has spent the past six years working in digital PR for international brands across the travel, automotive and finance sectors. Megan is passionate about the industry and getting the best results possible for her accounts along the way.
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Josh Grice

Digital PR Executive

Josh has just joined the business as an apprentice, after studying a level 3 marketing course at Leeds City College. He found his passion for digital marketing after taking media studies at GCSE, wanting to progress with it further in a full-time role at connective3, to build his skill set within marketing and media.
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Leah Peploe

Digital PR Executive

With previous experience in marketing and project work, Leah has utilised the skills involved in each to refine her role in digital PR. Leah thrives on creativity, and helping the team deliver innovative campaigns is what drives her passion to work at c3.

Dawn Little

Marketing Executive

Dawn is a broad marketer with industry relevant qualifications, communications degree and apprenticeship qualified in Digital Marketing. Her experience includes working in social media, SEO, videography, content marketing and PPC. Dawn continues to look for new ways to expand her digital marketing skills and deliver the best results for the business.

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