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Tony

Tony Knibb (Tony YoYo)

Digital Media Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Sure, why not.”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I can lick my elbow

Passionate about:

SEO, jQuery, GSXRs and twisty roads

Fun part of my job:

Finding solutions and watching a project take-off and become successful


Sarah

Sarah King (King-a-ling)

Senior Account Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Live in the moment and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I have done the 3rd highest bungee jump in the world

Passionate about:

Travelling, people, netball, dancing

Fun part of my job:

Liaising and meeting with clients, going to award presentations (and winning!)

Ian

Ian Richardson (Big man)

Operations Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth” - Sherlock Holmes

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I can fold a crisp packet into a neat, space-saving triangle

Passionate about:

Rugby Union (ie the proper version of the game), Skiing, Lacrosse. But not all at the same time! Also very keen on motorbikes.

Fun part of my job:

I enjoy the variety of work we do, and I really value the camaraderie of the whole Halesway team. But perhaps the biggest kick I get is when clients appreciate a job well done. A simple thank you makes all the effort worthwhile.

Neil

Neil Padgett (Padge)

Managing Director – Creative

Motto/Favourite saying:

“I've got an idea…”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Once played a drum solo in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley arena!

Passionate about:

Art

Fun part of my job:

Crafting great creative ideas

Ben

Ben Grimes

Creative Artworker

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Those who want respect, give respect.”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Apple's number one fan!

Passionate about:

Tottenham Hotspur, Travel

Isabelle

Isabelle Hawker (Izzy)

Account Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Nothing is impossible”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Practically professional at tennis!

Passionate about:

Skiing

Fun part of my job:

Meeting clients; eating 'Thank-you chocolates from the client!'

Sabrina

Sabrina Pal

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“A cup of tea makes everything better”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I'm an IVF baby… there could've been 2 of me!

Passionate about:

Laughing, trying to accomplish something I find difficult, finding a bargain, and anything to do with my baby cousin twins.

Liz

Liz Rawlingson (Nickname not suitable for publication…)

Founder & President

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Attitude is everything”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I was once Wiltshire Ladies Clay Pigeon Shooting Champion

Passionate about:

Betsy, my horse

Fun part of my job:

Winning: winning pitches, winning awards, and most of all winning praise from satisfied clients

Martin

Martin Cannings (Marty)

Digital Media Developer

Motto/Favourite saying:

“I'm not grumpy, that's just my face!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I once almost had coffee with Graeme La Seux

Passionate about:

My MINI, including the superfluous spending on upgrade parts

Fun part of my job:

The office banter

Simon

Simon Robinson (Robbo)

Art Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Less is more”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I can touch my nose with my tongue

Passionate about:

Living

Fun part of my job:

Creating something that makes people smile

Ekta

Ekta Jain (E2)

Director of Digital Strategy

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Anything is possible - the impossible just takes longer”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

The harder I work, the luckier I get (it's true)

Passionate about:

Bombay!

Fun part of my job:

Playing with gadgets and apps, exploring digital solutions and social networking – what can I say, I have a fun job!

Chris

Chris Choules (Choulsey)

Digital Media Developer

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Yahtzee!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I once won a competition for looking like the Haribo kid

Passionate about:

God, and helping people experience His life changing love

Fun part of my job:

Making a fully functioning beautiful website from scratch

Rebecca

Rebecca Knight (Beccie boo)

Account Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Great stuff!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I'm a qualified make-up artist

Passionate about:

People, food and make-up

Fun part of my job:

Geekily – I quite like seeing the statistics from online activities/websites

Becky

Becky Glover

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Okey dokey”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I have eaten a (dead) chickens head and feet before

Passionate about:

Food (eating it), travelling and sorting through old junk

Leonie

Leonie Holder (Lonieroll)

Copywriter

Motto/Favourite saying:

“If you're not living life on the edge, you're taking up too much space”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I can draw (near) photo-realistic portraits

Passionate about:

Creating stuff! Mostly cakes, lemon meringue pie and crafty things

Michael

Michael Hogan (Michaelz)

Studio Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“I'm not small, just far away!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Great puns

Passionate about:

Road Cycling

Fun part of my job:

Seeing one of our projects win an award

Richu

Richu Amin (Cinders)

Copywriter

Motto/Favourite saying:

“In order to be wise, you must first be young and stupid”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I used to be a model

Passionate about:

Bollywood Dancing

Troi

Troi Young (TroiBoi)

Designer

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Isn't it lunchtime yet?”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Command + Alt + M

Passionate about:

Food, travel, photography

Fun part of my job:

The Halesway gang

Niki

Niki Crossley (Aunty Niknak)

Managing Director – Commercial

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Do or do not. There is no try.” - Jedi Master Yoda

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I can make my own clothes – even ball gowns

Passionate about:

Baking and canoeing (but not at the same time)

Fun part of my job:

Strategy development. Pulling together everything we and our clients think, know and feel about a challenge.

Tina

Tina Charlesworth (Bob the builder)

Operations Manager

Motto/Favourite saying:

“I would love a cup of tea, but in a china cup only.”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

If Bob can build it, so can I!

Passionate about:

Netball and being a grandma

Fun part of my job:

Being used in many photo shoots. Just love posing in front of a camera.

Katie

Katie Mulliner (Charlie)

Accounts Assistant

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Marvellous!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I am a modern jive dancer and taught it for two years

Passionate about:

Dancing and my son Alfie

Fun part of my job:

Taking the mickey out of my mother (Tina) on a regular basis

Caroline

Caroline Ellis (Caz)

Artworker

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Expect light sprinkles” - Chicago weather reporter circa 2006

Secret skill/interesting fact:

My dad built the yellow submarine that resides outside the John Lennon Airport in Liverpool.

Passionate about:

Finding a bargain and things that no one else has heard of.

Simone

Simone Lee (Pumbaa)

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Every cloud has a silver lining”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I was bitten by a spider in Botswana when I was 5!

Passionate about:

Lacrosse & theatre

Laura

Laura Carswell

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Teeheee”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Can challenge at fantasy football

Passionate about:

Spending time with my friends and family, shopping, sweets and seeing new places

Fun part of my job:

Triumphing over a seemingly impossible task!

Karla

Karla Fry

Digital Media Developer

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Anything worth doing, is worth doing well”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I used to be a cheerleader

Passionate about:

Baking

Mark

Mark Cleave (Sparky)

Art Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“No worries”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I passed my cycling proficiency test first time!

Passionate about:

Travelling

Zoe

Zoe Lock

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Your dreams won't come true if you don't get out of bed”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Originally from the Mother City

Passionate about:

Food, family, friends and festivals (generally having a good time)

Simon

Simon Dann (Simone)

Digital Media Developer

Motto/Favourite saying:

“No man is an island” - John Donne

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I am Iron Man.

Passionate about:

UX, Programming Design Patterns, Photography and Travelling.

Rob

Rob Britt

Account Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“No Worries”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I was in the winning crew of 2001 Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Passionate about:

Any water sport - on it or under it!

Zoe

Zoë Hayton (Zo Zo)

Account Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“You snooze, you lose!”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

My first name is actually Juliet!

Passionate about:

Travelling, seeing new places, cycling, animals.

Kate

Kate Simpson-Wells

Account Executive

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Don't Panic”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I memorised the entire periodic table for my finals.

Passionate about:

Eating chocolate, baking, and playing Mass Effect.

Sophie

Sophie Attmere (Socket)

Accounts Administrator

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Believe you can and you're halfway there”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

I sat on a red ants' nest when I was five.

Passionate about:

Travelling, spending time with my family and friends.

Damion

Damion Hampton (Damo/Hampster)

Account Director

Motto/Favourite saying:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind”

Secret skill/interesting fact:

Surviving long bike rides! Farming boy at heart, being my namesake :-)

Passionate about:

Provoking inspiration.

Fun part of my job:

Seeing a campaign at its completion - the power of the sum of its parts.