People

Meet the people whose creativenergy can make amazing things happen for your brands. A vibrant mix of creatives, planners, technologists, media & channel specialists, digital experts, makers, straight shooters, and sparky minds.

Kate Cox

Kate Cox

CEO

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With over 20 years’ marketing experience, Kate leads the integrated business. She prides herself on our Client retention record and ensuring our people are challenged, fulfilled and well supported. Kate enjoys yoga, running and, if the sun’s out, kite surfing.

Nicola Roberts

Nicola Roberts

Executive Creative Director

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Passionate about creatively solving problems, Nicola’s as excited by the film that spikes interest as the packaging that prompts purchase. With Agency experience from London to Australia, she’s one of the UK’s few female Executive Creative Directors. Outside work, Nicola can be found at the beach.

Anna Donaghey

Anna Donaghey

Strategy Director

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Drawing on vast B2B and B2C experience, Anna revels in the strategic foundations behind brand-building and effective campaigns. When she isn't unearthing clever new ways of solving Clients’ business problems, she's got her head in cookery books, inflicting the results on her family and friends.

Sam Crocker

Sam Crocker

Managing Partner

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Sam is responsible for a cross section of our integrated clients and has a depth of experience in digital, strategy and client services. Outside of work Sam keeps fit surfing, cycling or running around after his young sons.

Adam Holder

Adam Holder

Managing Partner

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Adam has been with Bray Leino for 15 years and is responsible for the continued success of a cross section of our B2B and B2C Clients. When he’s not helping his team make strategic decisions or travelling to meet Clients, Adam can be found enjoying the Devon countryside with his wife and kids.

Steve Chambers

Steve Chambers

Media Director

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Plucked from a leading media Agency more than a decade ago, Steve drives our Media Department in everything from channel planning and audience identification to implementation and measurement. A man of many talents, Steve golfs, snowboards and surfs when he’s not spending time with his family.

Patrick Furse

Patrick Furse

Digital Director

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Formerly European Creative Director at Sapient Nitro, Patrick is a fully paid-up geek, who—as well as being versed in arcane computing languages—also studied at the Royal college of Art. In between erecting wonky shelves in his dilapidated shack in the country, he enjoys spending time with family.

Fiona Beauchamp

Fiona Beauchamp

Activation Director

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Fiona’s the bright spark charged with bringing brands and consumers face-to-face. What Fi doesn't know about shopper, promotions, partnerships, experiential & conferencing, probably isn't worth knowing. Her evenings and weekends are often spent converting derelict barns and reconditioning furniture.

Austen Donnellan

Austen Donnellan

Business Development Director

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Austen helps bring in the steady stream of new opportunities for Bray Leino, with an unswerving focus on making sure we have the right business partners to fit our skills and culture. In his spare time, he is usually sporting lycra or neoprene, in some leisure capacity or other.

John Hudson

John Hudson

Operations Director

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With over 30 years' experience ranging from start ups to global networks across everything from production to global campaign management and operations, John embodies his own mantra of "walk a mile in their shoes". When not working, John enjoys playing golf, reading and spending time with family.

Henry Challender

Henry Challender

Associate Creative Director

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For this wordsmith, less is more. Except when it comes to award-winning creativity. His main weakness is surfing.

Brad Stacey

Brad Stacey

Technical Team Lead

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As technical lead for Bray Leino, Brad leads our development team to take on ever more ambitious work, and takes an active role in helping set both the pace and direction of our technical innovation. In his downtime Brad loves running, swimming and playing video games.

Stuart Russell

Stuart Russell

Head of Digital Media

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Stuart leads a team in developing and executing cross-channel digital media strategies for our national and international B2B and B2C Clients, combining in-depth knowledge and a keen eye for innovation to identify opportunities and maximise ROI. In his spare time Stuart is an avid golfer.

Edd Southerden

Edd Southerden

Head of Planning

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With an impressive pedigree of game-changing Agencies and a hefty portfolio spanning complex business operations and major brands’ global ad campaigns, Edd turns shopper insights into impactful comms for a range of Clients across Healthcare, Food & Drink and B2B. He also keeps chickens.

Chris Harris

Chris Harris

Head of Bray Leino Productions

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With more than 25 years’ experience in Broadcast, Chris heads up Bray Leino’s production department, overseeing creation of everything from TikToks to TV ads. Outside work the sea is a big draw, as are pubs.

Josh Gater

Josh Gater

Social Media Lead

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With over 10 years’ experience in social media roles, Josh has connected some of the world’s biggest brands with customers in this fast-changing arena. Josh is a Devon native who loves cold water swimming, falling off surfboards and generally being outdoors

Kirsty Perfect

Kirsty Perfect

Head of Project Management

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From change programmes for local government to digital solutions in an Agency setting, Kirsty’s focus is on delivery – ensuring Clients get what they need when they need it. Beyond that it’s dragging her family through mud or sand, although mostly it’s their dog dragging them.

Jamie Martin

Jamie Martin

Lead Designer

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Jamie joined Bray Leino nearly 25 years ago and has worked on a wide range of accounts covering all aspects of B2B and B2C, leading a team with a strong focus on finding fresh new ways to visually bring ideas to life. He is a lover of music, gigs and DIY.

Andy Benningfield

Andy Benningfield

Head of Broadcast

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After 30+ years’ experience in leading Network Agencies in London, Andy moved to Bray Leino to run our TV Buying Department. When not negotiating deals, planning TV, Video and other AV campaigns he likes to indulge his passion for Angling and is a seasoned veteran at the Emirates Stadium.

Alan Wilks

Alan Wilks

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Alan joined Bray Leino 38 years ago, honing his craft over the years. With his vast experience, he now heads a specialised Creative/Artwork Studio which sits at the heart of the Agency. When not with family and friends, Alan is a model aircraft large scale glider pilot and avid motorcyclist.

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