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.

 

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Chris Lowe - Managing Director

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 is one of the founding partners of Red Splash and with his considerable background in FMCG, public transport and OTC pharmaceuticals he makes a significant contribution to both our strategic and creative services as well as driving company strategy.

Phil Harland - Operations Director

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 one of the founding partners of Red Splash and he now heads up strategic development 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.

Kenny Nicholas - Creative Director

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.

Anthony Bates - Account Management Director

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 - Research Director

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.