Together, we can make it happen

Our team includes high achievers; industry leaders; first class degrees; masters degree distinctions; and those with 10 years+ industry experience.

We are industry thought leaders, TED talkers, award winners, Department for International Trade advisors, academic guest lecturers, authors, coaches, and charity trustees.

Our aim: to deliver exceptional digital marketing services that help businesses to exceed their online goals.


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Meet our team of friendly experts

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Tom Bowden
Managing Director

During his lengthy marketing career, Tom has crafted global strategies for renowned clients like Sony, Motorola, Cartoon Network, and Google. He's also lectured for universities, trade bodies, and governments. As our MD, Tom thrives on nurturing his team's personal and professional growth alongside his work supporting youth opportunities in Malawi through his charity involvement with Building Malawi. Find out more about Tom here.

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Chris Green
Technical Director

Chris Green boasts a decade-long tenure in Digital Marketing & Search marketing, with expertise spanning Technical SEO, Web Analytics, Paid Search, and Digital Strategy. As an author, seasoned Marketer, Strategist, and Technical SEO specialist, Chris exemplifies versatility and proficiency in the digital realm. Find out more about Chris here.

Charlotte Black
Head of People

Charlotte oversees HR and recruitment functions, fostering team growth and support in both Colchester and London, while also contributing to our sustainability initiatives. With degrees in Marketing Communications and Brand Management, along with prior experience in events and content coordination, Charlotte exemplifies versatility. She is also dedicated to learning sign language. Find out more about Charlotte here.

Rob James
Head of Delivery

Rob, an accomplished marketing professional, joined us in 2021 after a decade-long career in the industry. Renowned for his expertise in optimising workflows and enhancing team output, he spearheads our SEO, PPC, and Content teams. Rob's strategic leadership ensures streamlined operations and exceptional results across departments.Find out more about Rob here.

Sarah Sanderson
Head of Growth

With over 20 years of marketing and client expertise, Sarah enriches our Sales, Marketing and Partnerships teams. Having held key roles such as Head of Digital and Sales Director at Newsquest, and Senior Client Success Manager at Avado, she brings invaluable insight. Sarah's elevation to Head of Growth in January 2023 underscores her exceptional leadership and contributions. Find out more about Sarah here.

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Rosie Baker
Head of Client Services

An integral part of our Client Services team since 2019, Rosie initially served as a Relationship Manager. Utilising her extensive expertise in digital marketing, strategy, and project management, she has consistently delivered exceptional work to her client accounts. Rosie's dedication to our clients and proficiency in her work led to her promotion to Client Services Team Manager in January 2023 and Head of Client Services in April 2024. Find out more about Rosie here.

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Chris Ainsworth
Head of Search

Chris Ainsworth, leading as Head of Search since 2015, epitomises excellence in digital marketing and SEO consultancy. With decades of experience in the search marketing field, Chris delivers top-tier technical SEO guidance and strategic direction, ensuring businesses of all sizes achieve maximum exposure and ROI. His leadership of our Technical SEO specialists sets unparalleled standards.Find out more about Chris here.

Kerry Mccarthy
Head of Content

As our creative Head of Content, Kerry leads our team of Content Managers and Writers with unparalleled passion and expertise. With a deep-seated commitment to excellence, Kerry ensures that our SEO and Content clients receive top-notch work, driven by creativity and precision, to meet, and exceed, their every expectation and the needs of their customers. Find out more about Kerry here.

Michael Scanlon
Head of Paid Search

Mick is a seasoned digital marketer with an extensive background in marketing and advertising. Leading Footprint Digital’s Paid Search department since 2018, he excels in paid search strategies and getting strong results and ROI for clients. With prior roles including PPC Account Manager and Head of Paid Search at other successful marketing agencies, Mick brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to the table. Find out more about Mick here.

Alex Eade
Marketing Manager

After earning a bachelor's degree in Politics and Sociology from the University of Warwick and a Masters in Management from the University of Essex, Alex joined Footprint Digital. She completed the Footprint Academy in 2016, transitioning to Content Manager before gaining in-house hospitality marketing experience for a global brand. Now serving as our Marketing Manager, Alex shares her expertise through guest lectures at London universities and participation in industry panel discussions and business forums. Find out more about Alex here.

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Steve Job
Technical SEO Manager

Steve is an adept Technical SEO professional excelling in Search Engine Optimisation, User Experience, Magento, WordPress, CRM, and Sales Management. Passionate about online accessibility, he regularly addresses this and other crucial SEO topics at the Department of Business and Trade and other institutions, showcasing his expertise and commitment to excellence. Find out more about Steve here.

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Sam Monaghan
Technical SEO Manager

Sam boasts extensive expertise in CMS systems like Shopify, WordPress, and Magento. Proficient in optimising e-commerce platforms, his web development prowess provides a profound understanding of enhancing individual websites. His broad experience ensures adept management and strategic improvements across diverse digital landscapes.

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Joe Ketteridge
Technical SEO Manager

With a digital marketing degree, Joe has honed his SEO expertise since 2020. He excels in implementing cutting-edge SEO software, conducting comprehensive keyword research across diverse industries, and crafting high-converting landing pages for social and ad initiatives. Currently, he leads our digital carbon footprint auditing efforts and has guest lectured at Kings College London on this topic.

Kieran McLoone
Content Manager

Kieran is a highly experienced Content Manager, with a career spanning content production, account management, and editing. He previously worked in-house for EY, managing all digital content. Outside of work, he is a published fiction author, writing horror novels including 'Please, Let Me Leave.'

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Simran Kabotra
Content Manager (on Sabbatical)

A proficient and imaginative copywriter, Simran adeptly navigates various writing styles with finesse. Her expertise in market and keyword research guarantees fully optimised and engaging content every time. With a background in marketing for Invest Essex and in-house web content writing for an accountancy firm, she provides a huge amount of experience and versatility to our clients. Find out more about Simran here.

Abdul Rohmanue
Paid Media Manager

Abdul became a valuable member of our team in 2022, drawing from diverse experiences at an Adtech startup, as a brand ambassador, and as a writer for special issue journals in brand management. His enthusiasm for aiding our clients' growth journeys and his commitment to refining paid search accounts have swiftly integrated him into our team. Notably, Abdul was published in the Journal of Brand Management in 2023.

Tom Cox
Relationship Manager

With around a decade of marketing experience, spanning client services and delivery, Tom is an accomplished professional balancing creativity with analytical precision. Tom is passionate about pioneering new marketing approaches to maximise client potential. He combines technical expertise, great interpersonal skills, and project management prowess in his client services role. Tom's proficiency extends to public speaking, including leading a panel of marketing and legal experts discussing data in a cookieless world.

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Jo Bareham
Relationship Manager (Maternity Leave)

Jo, an enthusiastic and diligent Relationship Manager, combines her passion for technology with continuous development. With a Computer Science degree and a Masters in Marketing Management, she excels in building strong client relationships based in deep technical understanding. Jo's expertise ensures exceptional service and strategic guidance, making her the natural choice to manage client accounts. Find out more about Jo here.

Freya Hetherington
Relationship Manager

Freya's meticulous attention to detail and robust project management skills make her extremely popular with our clients. Direct and unwaveringly supportive, she diligently and proactively oversees client accounts, ensuring their needs are not just met, but surpassed with excellence and dedication.

Charlotte Pooley
Relationship Manager

After four years as an Account Manager in offline marketing, Charlotte transitioned to Footprint Digital, bringing with her meticulous attention to detail and adeptness at meeting tight deadlines. Her forte lies in nurturing enduring client relationships through openness and honesty, with clients enjoying her direct approach and ability to become a member of their team, not just an external account manager. Find out more about Charlotte here.

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Dave Roscoe
Business Development Manager

Dave's extensive expertise in business development and client services stems from a lengthy career. Joining Footprint Digital in 2016 as our Business Development Manager, he leverages a finely-honed skill set to discern new clients' needs and determine how our business can facilitate their growth effectively. Find out more about Dave here.

Jon Maddams
Partnership Development Manager

Jon became part of the Footprint Digital team in 2023, boasting over 15 years of digital marketing expertise. His journey started as an SEO and Paid account manager, catering to renowned clients like Cartoon Network, Inchcape Lexus, Hillarys Blinds, and HCA Hospitals. With 8 years as Head of Paid and Marketing for a major online retailer, Jon's wealth of knowledge in client and agency management enriches our Partnerships team and network profoundly.

Have you got what it takes to work with us?

  • Do you want to work with purpose and have an impact?
  • Do you want to live a life where you are challenged
    to achieve exceptional things?
  • Do you want a career that is fascinating and ever-changing?
  • Do you want to work in an environment with colleagues that will
    help build your self confidence and love of life?
  • Do you want to work for a company that values your long
    term development in life over short term profits?

If the answer to the above is yes:
Footprint Digital is the place for you.