Rick Rowley – Managing Director
MBA and former member of the Executive Board of Saatchi & Saatchi, Rick has worked with large multi national clients including Kodak, Cadbury, P&G, J&J and Johnnie Walker. He also spent time in Japan where he ran the Mars, Benckiser, Suntory/Jack Daniels and BAT accounts and went on to develop the Eastern Europe network for Saatchi & Saatchi.
Rick founded Beaconbrands in 2001.
Fiona Day – Client Services Director
A BSc in physiology, Fiona has led the Beaconbrands client service team for eight years, directing design and NPD projects for Nestlé Purina, brand positioning and TV production projects for SAB Miller and global web app and video animation projects for AbbVie and Lundbeck.
Kingsley Roberts – Planning Director
Graduating in Advertising in the mid 1990s, before moving into integrated marketing, Kingsley worked for agencies such as Bates 141, The Marketing Store Worldwide, and EURO RSCG. He has directed multinational campaigns for BAT, Heineken, Diageo, Gillette and Roche.
Nigel Minchin – Head of Digital
With a PhD in Astrophysics and over 10 years of experience in digital strategy, development and Search Marketing, Nigel has worked for several blue-chip companies and delivered successful digital projects for clients in the public, charity, education and commercial sectors.
Paul Donnelly – Creative Director
As an International Creative Director, Paul worked on Uncle Ben’s, Mars, Twix, Whiskas, Chappi, P&G and Roche across the globe. He developed a deep understanding of how creativity, brands and campaigns work effectively across borders.
Laura Dunmow – Design Director
With many years brand design experience, Laura specialises in packaging that delivers across international platforms for major blue-chip brands. She’s worked for major agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi and was a founder member of a successful London design agency with clients including Nestle Purina, Merck and Mars – to name a few!