Meet Our Team

Clive Howse

Managing Director

Clive set up M.i. Media in 2009.  He wanted to get back to doing what he is best at...sitting opposite a client and showing them how they can make their advertising more profitable. Prior to M.i. Media, Clive spent 17 years at MediaCom as MD of their £200m billing Direct Response division.

Passion: Doing the right thing

Sam Denning

Commercial Director

Sam works with the Senior Management Team to implement the agency operating model and is responsible for the Finance team.  She developed her organisational skills over 10 years at the full service Recruitment Communications agency, TCS. After a stint in Rome, she joined M.i. Media in 2010.  In 2015 she won the FT MBA Challenge.

Passion: All things Italian

Andy Brander

Planning Director

Andy's planning career has taken him from media independent to the UK's largest network and from integrated creative agency to co-founding a start up. He enjoys working with a wide variety of brands and categories and his diverse experience offers M.i. Media a different perspective and complements its objective, evidence-based approach.  

Passion: Reading....everything and anything

Richard Slater

Business Director

Richard has 15 years experience in the industry and enjoys seeing the direct impact of helping businesses find the best media combination for growth. He previously worked for 9 years at MediaCom, where he managed several large accounts including Direct Line. At M.i. Media he works on a range of clients, but has a core focus on the charity sector. 

Passion: Music, Tennis & Football

Katie Spicer

Business Director

Katie has been working in the industry for 13 years. She has worked across response and brand led campaigns in both London and Sydney and is motivated by building up great client relationships.  Her degree in Social Psychology has instilled a passion for working out what makes people tick and how this translates into delivering campaigns that work!

Passion: Travel and Cycling

Jamie Hewitt

Business Director

Jamie has 20 years experience in the industry and has a passion for helping his clients' business grow. Jamie has worked across a broad spectrum of sectors and media, bringing a wealth of expertise to any challenge. He joined M.i. Media after a 11 year career at Mediacom where he managed performance and biddable teams.

Passion: Cooking

Kelly Kershaw

Business Director

Kelly has been working in the media industry for 13 years.  She enjoys building relationships with clients and working with them to deliver the best results possible. She has worked across a range of sectors from Finance, to charity, travel and consumer electronics. 

Passion: Running

Freddie Constable

Business Director

Freddie joined the industry in 2010 honing her performance skills at MediaCom Direct. Rising to Manager, after 6 years she took her business skills over to PHD before joining the team at M.i. Media in 2016. 

Passion: Baking & Running

Sophie O'Brien

Business Director

Sophie is a self-proclaimed data enthusiast and loves any Excel challenge put before her. Having studied Mathematics at university, she is passionate about results and has been able to apply her analytical expertise to help shape various clients' advertising strategies throughout her time working in performance marketing at PHD Australia, MediaCom and now M.i. Media.

Passion: Animals & Holidays

Jo Blake

Trading Director

Jo has over 25 years’ experience within media agencies, leading Trading and Investment teams.  Her last role was setting up and leading an OOH specialist agency within one of the large networks and where her team won 11 awards for Innovation in 2018.  Her entrepreneurial streak and passion for making a difference to a client’s business has led her to M.i. Media.

Passion: Yoga & Travelling

George Hobday

Biddable Director

George has 9 years experience in the industry and enjoys seeing his Clients' businesses succeed & grow. George has in-depth knowledge of multiple Digital Media channels and has used this knowledge with great success across multiple sectors. He joined M.i. after working in PPC at Mediacom.

Passion: History & Strategy Games

Gary Revill

Business Director

Gary has developed expertise in data-led planning in some of the biggest agencies in the UK. With more than 11 years of experience, he has worked across a range of sectors and overseen transformational growth in client business. He has a hands-on approach which helps to develop strong client relationships.

Passion: Sport (watching ... then playing)

Craig Gallacher

Account Director 

Craig has been with Mi Media since 2014 following a move from the world of gaming after spending 4 years at Sony Playstation. Having work across a broad spectrum of clients and media since his time at Mi, Craig relishes developing working relationships with clients and media owners alike.

Passion: Sport & Travel

Kushtrim Jeta

Biddable Account Director 

Kush had only spent one day in the office before the UK went into Lockdown mode, but already he feels like a fully fledged part of the M.i. Media team!  

 

Kush has worked in digital marketing for over 7 years, managing clients across different industries. He enjoys using his experience to help deliver consistent results and sharing his knowledge with clients and team members.

Passion: Writing & Reading

Francesca Mehl

Digital Account Director 

Francesca began working at M.i. Media in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, ushering in a new era of digital onboarding for the company!

Francesca has garnered 5 years of experience in the Media Industry and has worked with a diverse range of clients such as Uber and Nissan through SMB's. She enjoys devising new and diverse media strategies to deliver the best service possible for her clients.

Passion: Horse Riding, Fitness & Sharks!

Sophie Wright

Account Manager

Sophie joined M.i. Media in 2016 after working in a marketing role for a firm of Surveyors. Sophie works on a range of clients across various media channels. She enjoys building good relationships with clients and helping them to deliver the best results possible. 

Passion: Travel, Climbing & Documentaries 

Nathan Kerr

Account Manager

Nathan joined the industry in 2016, spending three years working on retail clients and brand-focused marketing. He enjoys building client and media relationships and is looking forward to developing his knowledge of performance media.

Passion: Food, Music and Singing in the Shower 

Neil Baker

Digital Account Manager

Neil recently swapped the beaches and mountains of Wales for a life in the big city.  He joins the M.i. Media team with 5 years’ worth of experience in digital marketing, specialising in Paid Search.  He’s hoping to use his passion and eye for detail to help improve client performance, whilst expanding his own knowledge and skill set.  His Rugby background has given him an incredibly competitive and driven nature which will help him achieve the best results for his clients.

Passion: Rugby, Hiking & Travelling

Tom Hirst

Senior Digital Account Executive

Tom works in the Digital team, with experience working on a wide range of  biddable media platforms. He joined M.i. after completing a Biology degree at the University of Leeds where he acquired the analytical and number crunching skills that allows him to excel at his job today.

Passion: Science & Sport

Sophie Hill

Senior Account Executive

Sophie joined M.i. Media in 2018 having completed her MSc at Durham University. She has experience working across a range of accounts and various media channels and enjoys helping clients achieve the best from their campaigns.

Passion: Running and Singing 

Jamie Walsh 

Senior Digital Account Executive

Born and raised in Yorkshire, Jamie moved to London and joined M.i. Media in 2018 after completing his Master’s degree in Biology at University of York. He joined the digital team and now works across a range of digital channels including paid search and social media. His critical thinking and analytical skills allow him to provide valuable insight into campaign performance and spot areas for efficiency and optimisation.

Passion: Video games and Nature

Rachel Richards

Digital Account Executive

Rachel originally hails from South Wales and can fluently speak the language having grown up there. Her degree in Mathematics with Climate and Ocean Studies sparked her love for numbers and data and led her to pursue a career in the digital marketing world.  Having competed at a national level in swimming, Rachel's competitive nature is sure to shine through when it comes to improving client performance!

Passion: Rugby (of course, she's Welsh), Swimming and Travel

Dorottya Fazakas

Digital Account Executive

Dorottya joined M.i. Media in the middle of the lockdown after completing her Master’s degree in Economics at the University of Leeds. She is hoping to use her analytical skills to help optimise digital campaign performance, whilst also expanding her knowledge about all things media.

Passion: Shopping, Music and Video Games

Michael De'ath

Account Executive

Michael graduated in 2018 with a degree in Sports Science and a placement year spent at Watford FC under his belt. A period in recruitment was short-lived as Michael realised he wanted to pursue a career in media and advertising instead, as he enjoys a bit of data crunching and analytics - we think he'll fit right in!

Passion: Movies, Video Games and Arsenal (regrettably)

Toni James

Finance Manager

Toni has been working in media for over 30 years and her career has taken her from Planning and Buying within several agencies to Finance Manager at M.i. Media.  Most recently at M2M she headed up their luxury watch brand portfolio (which included Omega & Rado) and worked with online DVD rental service LOVEFiLM.com.

 

After taking a break from the industry, Toni was tempted back into the world of media as Finance Manager to cover maternity leave – that was 4 years ago!

Passion: All things cultural – Arts, Cinema and Theatre

Pushpa Patel

Accounts Payable Assistant

Pushpa joined the M.i Media Finance team early in March 2020.  She has over 15 years of Accounts Payable experience in different industries in London and Perth (Australia) and has previously been nominated for a board award in Leadership. She enjoys working as a team, improving processes and sharing her knowledge with the team.

Passion: Cooking, Films and Playing Netball

Ben Forrest

Finance Executive

Ben joined us in 2017 as an Office Assistant but now looks after all things Finance.  Coming to us from 6 years in Hospitality management, he brings the number crunching and analytical skills that allow us to handle all our client queries.

Passion: Poker & Reading

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