About

There’s something you should know about us. We live by results. Your results. So our entire marketing process – from strategic planning to final execution – is focused on achieving your commercial ambitions.

Yes, yes, we know. Personal chemistry, razor-edge thinking, award-winning work. Even warm and fluffy. We do all of that, too. Because it gains results.

More things you should know about us

  • We’re a complete, outsourced marketing department, with a core team and a wide network of outside specialists.
  • We happily undertake one-off projects. But we achieve even better results (at lower cost) by working as a retained department, on a monthly fee.
  • We have a refreshingly direct, straight-talking, team-centric way of working with clients.
  • We have worked together for a total of over 35 years.
Michelle

Michelle is our MD and Leading Strategist. Before Ketchup, Michelle was a high-flying Marketing Director and a Senior Project Manager for companies like IBM. So building successful brands in highly competitive sectors is in her DNA.

John

John is our Technical Director so he’s the technical wizard behind our digital capability. Most importantly, John can explain confoundedly complex technology in an easily understandable way. Rare gift.

Gary

Gary is our Creative Director responsible for web and print design excellence. His track record includes working for Huggies, Swintons Insurance, IBM, Matalan, JD Williams and much of the work in our Portfolio.

Kate

Kate works closely with Michelle as Marketing Strategist. Dynamic, versatile and enthusiastic, she has wide ranging experience in driving marketing activities from design and creative work through to analytical and research projects. Her passion is seeing our clients grow and flourish through clever marketing strategy and tried and tested solutions. You’ll find her easy to talk to and incredibly motivated.

Katie

Katie is our Creative Copywriter whose skills help all our clients boost sales, increase leads, convert customers and engage audiences with the latest techniques in copywriting coupled with her natural linguistic flair. She’ll use principles of persuasion, emotional drivers, human psychology and a little bit of magic to do this. She has also edited several books and will write her own one day. Or perhaps just a short story.

Ian

Ian is our Director of Copy and, after working in major London agencies (JWT, Ogilvy’s, FCB, Masius), he now uses his international-brand insight to create results for regionally-based businesses and start-ups.

Matt

Matt  is our PR guru. Having been an award-winning BBC journalist, he knows a good publicity opportunity when he sees one. His strategic expertise, media contacts and writing skills are second to none.

Liz

Liz is our Account Director and star project manager. She cut her teeth working on major brands like BMI Baby, Interflora and Thorntons and delivers complete efficiency with an effortless, service-as-usual smile. When Liz drives, the wheels stay on the bus.

It’s all about the results