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The work we do enables our clients to stand out from their competitors and makes a real difference to their businesses as well as delivering bottom line growth.

We provide all of the skills required from strategic planning to market research and analysis, through creative and media, to digital and PR.

Meet our management team:

Phil Harland

Managing Director

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Phil has a background in engineering but moved into the world of IT with Hewlett-Packard during its incredible growth period of the 1980's. Following various roles, he was ultimately responsible for the European sales, marketing and consulting operations for one of the company's software divisions before leaving Hewlett-Packard to develop and grow a number of other software organisations.

Phil is a founding partner of Red Splash, heads up strategic development of the company and oversees the management of our larger projects. He also manages the delivery of our digital solutions, including websites, and the public relations campaigns that we run for our clients.

Chris Lowe

Head of Marketing
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A sales, marketing and ad man with client side experience at Proctor & Gamble and Unilever and then onto Soho to run an ad agency which helped Allied Lyons, Boots, Pretty Polly, Anchor Foods and others develop their trade marketing and consumer activities. Along the way Chris has contributed towards the success of many marketing initiatives and communications campaigns and for an array of clients who range from corporate to ambitious start-ups.

Chris was a founding partner of Red Splash and with his considerable background in FMCG, public transport and OTC pharmaceuticals he makes a significant contribution to our stratgeic, branding, advertising and creative services.

Kenny Nicholas

Head of Creative Design

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Kenny started off as a copywriter and progressed to Creative Director and Board Director at three London advertising agencies. In this time he has worked on marketing some of the best known brands in the world like Mercedes-Benz, Sony, Canon, Honda, Hitachi and worked on famous FMCG brands for Nestlé, McVities, Bushmills, Kraft, Duracell and many others. He has also won recognition both here and abroad for his work in TV, press, poster and radio. These have included awards from Campaign Press, D&AD, Creative Circle, Cannes, Clios and ILR Radio. For six years he was the Honorary Secretary of the Creative Circle and is a full member of D&AD.

Kenny has an innate ability to distil a range of complex product information into one simple compelling and memorable marketing message ensuring that our client’s products and services stay ahead of their competition.

Paul Hazell

Head of Website Design

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Paul has a background in design spanning over 30 years. Initially working in the clothing industry, he began designing branding for embroidered and printed clothing in the late 1980's and still does so to this day. Along the way, Paul branched out into other graphic design sectors and eventually discovered a passion for website design. Over the last 10 years, he has progressed from coding websites in HTML to building them in CMS systems such as Joomla, Magento and Wordpress, as well as ecommerce platforms such as Virtuemart and Woocommerce.

Paul's speciality is Wordpress and along with his background in design, he helps our clients build their online presence with good looking, easy to navigate and responsive websites.

Anthony Bates

Account Manager

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Anthony has worked at board director level in large and small advertising agencies. He has been involved in developing and managing campaigns ranging from TV to product sampling and PR to social media. This broad experience has involved him in market research, analysis and strategic planning across a wide range of media and industries. He has also managed award-winning campaigns and sat on IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) committees. Anthony has worked with a broad range of clients including Vodafone, one2one, Norwich Union, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Reuters, Ricoh, Foods from Spain, Chubb Locks, Southern Water, the Royal Armouries Museum and Shell.

Anthony's in-depth understanding of the communications business ensures that we always deliver the advice needed to keep our clients at the forefront of their target market.

Sue Edwards

Head of Research

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Sue started life in research at the ad agency DDB. As a director she ran the market research office for the agency’s strategic planning department. Initially working in qualitative research, Sue worked with well known brands such as Dulux, COI, VW, British Gas and Sony and also for emerging brands like Organix Babyfood and the launch of Innocent Smoothies. In addition, Sue’s team handled quantitative data for clients such as VW. When new technology arrived she developed online surveys for both client and agency use. Sue also set up a research studio for hosting focus groups, interviews and usability studies. More recently Sue has worked with a variety of companies managing both qualitative and quantitative tasks ranging from an online survey for a company in need of feedback on initial pack designs through to interviews with potential shoppers for a property developer opening a new shopping precinct.

Sue's broad experience helps the market research and analysis needs of our clients become more accessible whatever the size of their project.