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

Tom has been involved in digital marketing for over 15 years. During his career, he has developed global strategies for clients you will have heard of (Sony, Motorola, Cartoon Network, Google, Legal and General etc) and has delivered lectures for universities, trade bodies, and governments. The thing he likes most about running a digital agency is supporting his team to learn, play, and grow both personally and professionally. Outside of work, Tom's biggest passion is providing opportunities for young people in Malawi. He does this as trustee of charity, Building Malawi. Find out more about Tom here.

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Chris Green
Technical Director

Chris Green has worked in Digital Marketing & Search marketing for the last decade. Chris’s core focuses have been Technical SEO, Web Analytics, Paid Search, and Digital Strategy. He’s an author, experienced Marketer, Strategist, and Technical SEO. Find out more about Chris here.

Charlotte Black
Head of People

Charlotte is responsible for all HR and recruitment functions at the agency, growing and supporting our team in Colchester and London, as well as involvement in our sustainability initiatives. She has degrees in Marketing Communications and Brand Management, and has previously worked in events and content coordination. Find out more about Charlotte here.

Rob James
Head of Delivery

Rob joined the team in 2021, after a career spanning over a decade in the marketing industry. Rob is an expert at systemising workflows and improving output and he oversees our SEO, PPC and Content teams. Find out more about Rob here.

Sarah Sanderson
Head of Growth & Client Services

Sarah brings over 20 years of marketing and client experience to our Client Services and Sales teams, as she was previously Head of Digital and then Sales Director for Newsquest, and Senior Client Success Manager at Avado. Sarah was promoted to our Head of Growth & Client Services in January 2023.Find out more about Sarah here.

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Chris Ainsworth
Head of Search

As Head of Search at Footprint Digital since 2015, Chris Ainsworth is a digital marketing and search engine optimisation consultant with extensive experience within the search marketing industry. Chris has the technical knowledge and ability to bring maximum exposure and maximum ROI to businesses of all sizes, providing first-rate technical search marketing consultancy and strategic digital marketing guidance. He oversees our team of Technical SEO specialists.Find out more about Chris here.

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Steve Job
Technical SEO Manager

Steve is an experienced Technical SEO working within our Delivery team. He is well practiced in Search Engine Optimisation, User Experience, Magento, WordPress, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), & Sales Management. Find out more about Steve here.

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Sam Monaghan
Technical SEO Manager

Sam has wide ranging experience in CMS systems including Shopify, WordPress, and Magento. He is proficient in optimising e-commerce websites and his web development skills give him a deep understanding of how best to improve individual websites.

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Joe Ketteridge
Technical SEO Manager

Joe has a degree in digital marketing and has been developing his SEO skills in various roles since 2020. This has included implementation of new SEO software to improve auditing processes, keyword research in a wide range of industries, landing page creation for social and ad campaigns, and much more. He currently leads on our digital carbon footprint auditing.

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Kerry Mccarthy
Head of Content

Kerry is our creative Head of Content, heading up our team of Content Managers and Writers. Kerry is hugely passionate about writing and ensuring that our SEO and Content clients receive the very best work.

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Simran Kabotra
Content Manager (currently on sabbatical)

Simran is a competent and creative copywriter who can turn her hand to any style of writing. She is adept at market and keyword research, ensuring that her content is always fully optimised and engaging. She has past experience in marketing for Invest Essex, and has worked in house as a web content writer for an accountancy firm. Find out more about Simran here.

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Becky Cockcroft
Content Manager

Becky worked as a generalist digital marketing executive for over four years before joining our team as a Content Manager. She brings her extensive skills and understanding of strategy and content marketing to her role, and her past role means she is able to connect content marketing to the wider umbrella of digital. Find out more about Becky here.

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Lucy Bradshaw
Content Writer

Lucy joined the Content team in 2022, after completing the Footprint Academy. Her passion and talent for writing content tailored to different clients and their customers really shines through, making her a hugely valuable addition to the team.

Michael Scanlon
Head of Paid Search

An experienced digital marketer with a long history of working in the marketing and advertising industry, Michael is highly skilled in paid search, and has been the Head of Footprint Digital’s Paid Search department since 2018. Previously, Michael held similar roles including PPC Account Manager, and Head of Paid Search for over five years at High Position, working alongside Footprint Digital’s Director, Tom Bowden. Find out more about Michael here.

Abdul Rohmanue
Paid Media Manager

Abdul joined the team in 2022, bringing with him a wealth of experience from work at an Adtech start up, as a brand ambassador, and from writing special issue journals in brand management. Abdul's enthusiasm for supporting our clients in their growth journeys, and his desire to hone and develop paid search accounts is what has quickly made him an integral part of the team. In 2023, Abdul was published in the Journal of Brand Management.

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Rosie Baker
Client Services Team Manager

Rosie has been part of the Client Services team since 2019, starting her journey as a Relationship Manager. Since then, she has applied her extensive knowledge of digital marketing, strategy, and project management to her client accounts. Rosie was promoted to Client Services Team Manager in January 2023. Find out more about Rosie here.

Tom Cox
Relationship Manager

With over 8 years of experience within the marketing industry, across both client services and delivery teams, Tom is an accomplished digital marketing professional with an eye for the creative and analytical. A Media Studies graduate from the University of Brighton, Tom is passionate about trying and testing new marketing approaches and exploring how his clients can maximize their potential. Tom joined Footprint Digital in January 2023 as a Relationship Manager, where he is able to combine his technical, interpersonal and project management attributes.

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Jo Bareham
Relationship Manager

Jo is an enthusiastic, diligent and friendly Relationship Manager, who is passionate about technology and continuous development. She is a Computer Science graduate, who also has a Masters Degree in Marketing Management. Find out more about Jo here.

David Ward
Relationship Manager

David joined the team in 2023. After working across a broad range of digital services throughout his career, he was attracted to how the Footprint Digital team talks about digital and educating the client base.

Freya Hetherington
Relationship Manager

Freya's attention to detail and strong project management abilities make her a valuable member of our client services team.

Charlotte Pooley
Relationship Manager (Maternity Leave)

After working as an Account Manager focusing on offline marketing for 4 years it was time to make the move to the other side and join Footprint Digital. Her attention to detail, working to tight deadlines and creating those long-term relationships with clients are key traits that Charlotte brings to her Relationship Manager role. Find out more about Charlotte here.

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Bailey Bryan
Business Development Manager

Bailey is a highly-adaptable and accountable professional with expertise in client acquisition, team building, and project management. She has a first class BSc in Management and Marketing. Bailey is extremely personable and insightful making her the ideal person to talk to when you're thinking about investing in digital marketing. Find out more about Bailey here.

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Dave Roscoe
Business Development

Dave’s wealth of knowledge and experience around business development and client services spans a long career. Dave joined the Footprint Digital team in 2016 as our Business Development Manager, bringing with him a well honed set of skills to understand what new clients need and how the business can support their growth. Find out more about Dave here.

Alex Eade
Marketing Manager

Alex joined the Footprint Digital team after completion of a bachelor's degree in Politics and Sociology at the University of Warwick, and a Masters in Management from the University of Essex. She completed the Footprint Academy in 2016, before joining the team as Content Manager. She is currently the agency’s Marketing Manager. Find out more about Alex here.

Jon Maddams
Partnership Development Manager

Jon joined the Footprint Digital team in 2023, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in digital marketing. He began his career as an SEO and Paid account manager, servicing clients such as Cartoon Network, Inchcape Lexus, Hillarys Blinds, and HCA Hospitals. For the past 8 years, Jon has held the positions of Head of Paid and then Head of Marketing for a large online retailer. His extensive knowledge and experience in client and agency management make him a valuable addition to the Footprint Digital team.

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.