A team of strategic and creative thinkers - here because they’re the best in the business.

We’ve been around the block a few times. In our 20 years we’ve worked with hundreds of brands to create communications delivering real business impact. That’s how we know that our stand-out team spirit is our biggest strength.

Yes, you can count on incisive strategy and captivating creativity. Yes, you can rely on us to keep seeking out inspiration until we crack even the toughest brief. But the really important ingredient is you. To deliver the best, we work seamlessly with you to create engaging communications that build your brand. Granted, we’ve won a fair few awards over the years, but we’re not about egos or stars. Great relationships are the key – those that are built on honesty, working together, and that have your best interests at heart.

That’s why, when you work with us, you’ll find that we’re as determined to find the best solutions as you are – and we won’t stop until we do.

Our Values

We’ll only give you the best.

If you choose to work with us, don’t expect compromise or a ‘just give them what they want’ approach. We’ll constantly challenge, question and refine until everything we do is the best it can be for you. But we’ll do it in the nicest way we can, and there may be cake.

We’re only interested in working with the best.

We only want the top talent on our team - inside or out. Whether you’re a client, a supplier or part of our in-house team, if you’re the best, then we want to work with you.

That’s not us being divas. It’s because we know from experience that the best people, working together, create the best work and get the best results.

We’re best friends who tell it how it is.

Best friends have fun together, and that’s important to us. But we also want to deliver the best of what you need, which might not always be what you ask for. It’s not easy, but best friends have your back*, which is vital if we’re going to help you make the most of your investment. That’s the kind of close, honest and productive relationship we enjoy most - with our clients, suppliers and staff.

*And if you ask, “does my brand look big in this?” don’t be surprised when we tell it how it is.

We’re always learning to be the best.

We’ve been around the block enough to know that strategy and creativity don’t come from thin air. The best ideas and results come from the best insights – and that takes knowledge.
We never get tired of exploring – seeking out and uncovering new things that will inspire us to deliver the most innovative, creative and engaging communications for your brand. Does that make us geeks? Perhaps. But we’re your geeks.

We like it best when everybody wins.

We love a good awards ceremony, and winning awards makes for great selfies, but deep down we know our work is really only as successful as you are. All our strategic thinking and creative communications focus on engaging your audience, building your brand and achieving your objectives. What really makes us proud is when our work helps you hit your targets. And, not that we want to sound needy, but we do love it when that means you come back for more…

Our Team

Terry Hewett

Terry Hewett

Chairman

Belinda Collins

Belinda Collins

Managing Director

Claire Kidd

Claire Kidd

Marketing Director

Ben Towers

Managing Director of Zest Live

Roger Williams

Director of Strategy & Research

Director of PR

Duncan Larcombe

Director of PR

David Gyertson

Director of Digital

Bruce Smith

Creative Lead

Helen Davies

Account Director

Richard White

Head Of PR

Virginie Giles

Virginie Giles

Account Director

Lauren Bennett

Account Director (PR)

Kirsty Budden

Kirsty Budden

Account Director

Mark Williams

Mark Williams

Senior Creative

Mark Gilbert

Mark Gilbert

Head of Creative Production

Laura Welfare

Laura Welfare

Senior Account Manager

Holly Wood

Account Manager

Charlotte Young

Charlotte Young

Account Manager

Gail James

Gail James

Account Manager (PR)

Angie Briggs

Angie Briggs

Finance Manager

Tom Kelly

Creative Designer

Amy Parkhill

Creative Designer

Hayley Town

Hayley Town

Senior Account Executive

Tom Ingoldby

PR Account Executive

Cecily Snowball

PR Account Executive

Darryl Tyler

Junior Creative

Astrid Williams

Astrid Williams

PA and Office Manager

Brandon Lobar

Marketing Executive

Devon Older

Devon Older

Junior Account Executive

Karen De Cicco

Accounts Assistant