Nice to meet you

Do you work with an agency, or do you work with people? We firmly believe in the latter. It’s how we’ve developed so many long-term client relationships, and have a staff tenure that’s double the industry average.

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Kerry Simpson

Group CEO (Founder)

Client experience includes Budweiser, Michelob, Cadbury, Lucozade, Mars, Nationwide, DHL, Lancome, SeaWorld, Levi's, Polaroid, Teacher's and Martell.

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Kerry Simpson

Group CEO (Founder)

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Rebecca Brennan

Managing Director

20 years’ agency experience working with brands including: Shell, AMEX, Unilever and Standard Life. Helping define, create and amplify brands for commercial success.

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Rebecca Brennan

Managing Director

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Chris Walmsley

Group Head of Planning (Founder)

Client experience includes Chivas Brothers, Betfair, WH Smith, Levi's, Toshiba, Cadbury, Conqueror, Chivas Regal, De Montfort University, UEL, G.H.Mumm and ZEO.

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Chris Walmsley

Group Head of Planning (Founder)

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Nick Ward

Head of Planning

Leading the strategic thinking across all Cubo accounts, helping brand everything from European cruises to global journalism foundations. A frequent commentator on marketing science and the brains behind Cubo’s proprietary planning tool, Headspace, which helps to make our clients’ brands stickier – in people’s minds, in the media and in culture at large.

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Nick Ward

Head of Planning

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Abbie Wood

Client Services Director

Client experience includes Pernod Ricard Global (Aberlour, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Havana Club), De Montfort University, Melia Hotels, Douwe Egberts, SeaWorld Parks and University of East London.  

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Abbie Wood

Client Services Director

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Holly Yates

New Business Manager

Client experience includes Honda, H&M, G-star, Pepsi, Hermes, Google, Hunter, Adidas, GQ, Citroen, Twinnings.

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Holly Yates

New Business Manager

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Dave Ody

Commercial Strategy Director

Client experience includes Audi, SeaWorld Parks, Thomas Cook and Virgin Holidays.  

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Dave Ody

Commercial Strategy Director

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Ashley Benaroya

Group Account Director

Client experience includes Pernod Ricard, Chivas Regal, Aberlour, Douwe Egberts, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, University of East London and The Bordeaux Wine Council.  

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Ashley Benaroya

Group Account Director

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Mike Sansom

Group Account Director

11 years’ experience working across a variety of clients, from large local and international accounts, to small brands and start-ups such as Costa, Vodafone, City& Guilds, AAT, YHA, ODEON, Blood Donation, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Trinity Mirror, Digital UK and the RAF.

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Mike Sansom

Group Account Director

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Katie Hunt

Group Account Director

Client experience includes Coca-Cola, Mars, The Royal British Legion, General Mills, Beverage Partners Worldwide, Heinz, Philips and Reckitt Benckiser.

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Katie Hunt

Group Account Director

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Nick Moffat

Creative Director

Over 20 years’ experience across many sectors, including entertainment, charities, public sector, finance and automotive for brands as diverse as Disney, Great Ormond Street, Kenco, Volkswagen, Tesco and BMW.

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Nick Moffat

Creative Director

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Jonathan Sant

Creative Director

Client experience includes Renault, Pimm's, Blossom Hill, Bell's, Bushmill's, Sanex, Transport for London, VISA, Ribina, Fuji-Film, Lloyds TSB, Christian Aid.  

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Jonathan Sant

Creative Director

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Rachel Rubinstein

Account Director

Client experience: Betfair, Sol Hotels & Resorts, Pernod Ricard UK (Absolut and Whisky Portfolio), Google Creative Academy, De Montfort University, P20, blu, ZEO, Williams Lea

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Rachel Rubinstein

Account Director

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CHARLOTTE BELL

Account Manager

Client experience includes Costa Coffee (UK, France, Germany, Malaysia & Canada), ODEON, The Jockey Club, The YHA, Irish based clients such as Best Menswear, Genfitt and Tucks O’Brien.

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CHARLOTTE BELL

Account Manager

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CHRIS COLLINS

Art Director & Senior Designer

Client experience includes Starbucks, ODEON, Shell, William Grant, Sky, Premier Foods, YHA, Danone and Marston’s.

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CHRIS COLLINS

Art Director & Senior Designer

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Jocelyn Kirby

Account Manager

Client Experience: Sol Hotels & Resorts, Pernod Ricard UK, Pernod Ricard Global (Beefeater, Chivas Regal, The Glenlivet), Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail, Kingston University, Action Against Abduction, Crown Commercial Service

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Jocelyn Kirby

Account Manager

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Phil McDonald

Art Director & Senior Designer

Client experience includes: This is Confidential information

Phil McDonald

Art Director & Senior Designer

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Sanjay Sur

Senior Designer & Creative

Client experience includes Google, Samsung, Bang & Olufsen, Pernod Ricard, Kingston University, De Montfort University, Sol Hotels & Resorts, Target, American Express, Argos

Sanjay Sur

Senior Designer & Creative

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Alana O'Sullivan

Creative (writer)

Client experience: De Montfort University, Start Up Loans, Pernod Ricard (Aberlour, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Absolut), KU Talent, Littlewoods, Volvic, City Index and Sol Hotels & Resorts.

Alana O'Sullivan

Creative (writer)

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Jak Colgate

Senior Designer & Creative

Client experience includes Aquafresh,  Aberlour, Chivas, Seaworld Parks, Heineken, Cobra, Grey Goose, Whiskers, Pedigree, The Post Office, B&Q, Nescafé, Mcmillan Cancer Research, Samsung, Swatch, Douwe Egberts

Jak Colgate

Senior Designer & Creative

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EMMA ATKINSON

Creative Services Manager

Client experience includes Shell, Homebase, Virgin, Barclays, NHS, McDonald’s, EDF, Unilever, Britvic and Rolls Royce.

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EMMA ATKINSON

Creative Services Manager

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Michael Hoang

Creative Artworker & 3D Designer

Client experience includes Aberlour, Absolut, Ballantine’s, Chivas, De Montfort University, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

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Michael Hoang

Creative Artworker & 3D Designer

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Ian Mansel-Thomas

Group Finance Director

Client experience includes Coke, Honda, Sony, Intel, Volkswagen, Panasonic, Lego, BMW, U2 and The Rolling Stones.

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Ian Mansel-Thomas

Group Finance Director

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LAURA HARTILL

Finance Manager

Client experience includes Pernod Ricard Global (Aberlour, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Havana Club), De Montfort University, Melia Hotels, Douwe Egberts, SeaWorld Parks, Sony, Honda, Diageo, Aviva and BT

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LAURA HARTILL

Finance Manager

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Shifa Ahmet

Finance Assistant

Client experience includes Pernod Ricard Global (Aberlour, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Havana Club), De Montfort University, Melia Hotels, Douwe Egberts and SeaWorld Parks

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Shifa Ahmet

Finance Assistant

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Phil Jones

Head of Partnerships

Founder and organiser of podge events, appointed to The Drum Digerati in 2014, Inducted to the Digital Hall of Fame 2012  

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Phil Jones

Head of Partnerships

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Charlie Brown

Finance Assistant

Client experience includes Pernod Ricard Global (Aberlour, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Havana Club), De Montfort University, Melia Hotels, Douwe Egberts and SeaWorld Parks

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Charlie Brown

Finance Assistant

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Zoe Stebbing

Joint Head of Planning

Over 25 years experience as a strategist, marketer, motivator, nurturer, creative thinker and integrated specialist. With extensive knowledge working above, below and through the line on brands such as L’Oreal, Mastercard, Royal Mail, Nestle Purina EU, NSPCC, Microsoft, Disney and Samsung.

Zoe Stebbing

Joint Head of Planning

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Nurture individual thinking

listen, empathise and encourage original bold ideas

Nurture individual thinking

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Here's to 20 years...

Here’s to 20 years of Killer campaigns, bringing brands to life, difficult questions, brilliant answers, spectacular failures, surprising victories, free spirits, drunken snogs, hair of the dog, 2am epiphanies, pitch-pizza, tight budgets, big ideas, Spanish beaches, acceptance speeches, now its time to move on up!

Here's to 20 years...