About Us

We’re BDB. We are B2B®

Local insight on a global stage. With our Head Office in the UK, and wider global footprint across over 25 countries thanks to our membership of the E3 agency network, BDB has an experienced team of B2B specialists focusing on building clients’ brands, and delivering creative solutions to complex communications challenges. Founded in 1987 on a set of values which we hold close to this day, we are agile, accountable, creative and driven, all of which when brought together means we create captivating ideas that help businesses to grow and thrive.

Our team includes award-winning strategists, planners, fluent linguists, media specialists, creatives and management consultants, working together for over 30 years to provide an unrivalled approach to B2B marketing communications. Evidenced by the language skills, cultural knowledge, international mindset and intellect to create results focused campaigns that deliver against business goals around the world.

  • Alex Calder
    Finance Manager

    Alex is an ACCA chartered accountant and has worked in various sectors including digital marketing, health and retail.

    He specialises in managing the finances right across the business and provides commercial support to the account team.

  • Alice Allen-Biddell
    Creative Project Manager

    Alice has production experience across multiple platforms, including film, theatre and music video, as well as for B2B and B2C campaigns.

    With a degree in Graphic Design and a keen interest in art direction, Alice was recently 1 of 12 members of School of Thought, an intensive 12 week course focusing on creative advertising ideas.

  • Anna Grumm
    Senior Account Executive

    Anna has a first-class BA degree in Marketing, Advertising and PR and substantial experience in project based marketing principles.

    Being bilingual, she provides support for German speaking media relations and international client projects.

  • Annie McIntyre
    Account Manager

    Specialising in copywriting and digital, with a First Class degree in Public Relations, Annie’s PR and marketing experience spans across a wide range of industries including fresh produce and technology.

  • Carmen Soggia
    Senior Account Manager

    Carmen manages client accounts to ensure activities are developed in time and according to our quality standards. Her special interest in marketing evaluation has helped her develop new reporting templates to adapt them to our client needs.

    With a background in translation and international communications, she provides agency-wide support for Spanish-speaking media relations.

  • Carolyn Lashford-Carr
    Project Manager

    With a degree in graphic design, Carolyn now has over 25 years’ experience across multiple disciplines in design, print and marketing.

    She has a talent for finding creative solutions to tough challenges and yet is a stickler for detail.

  • Céline Lhéritier-Knowles
    Production Director

    With 18 years’ production experience, Céline is responsible for producing a full range of creative marketing communications materials including branding, advertising, literature, direct communications, emarketing and exhibition stands.

  • Daniel Taylor
    IT Manager

    With over 18 years’ experience at BDB, Daniel started out in the admin department gaining a sound knowledge of the business’s processes.

    He progressed through the company to IT Manager, a role he has held for several years and now uses his knowledge to provide the most suitable IT systems for BDB while providing the team with IT support.

  • Dr Catherine Butcher
    Deputy CEO

    Catherine is responsible for leading client campaigns across technically-focused markets. She also heads up BDB Asia’s operations and key accounts.

    With her clinical research background, Catherine brings analytical planning skills and deep sector knowledge to transform technical briefs into marketable content and effective creative communications.

  • Emma Simms
    Senior Account Manager

    Since joining BDB in 2014, Emma has worked on a number of global integrated campaigns and is passionate about setting standards of excellence across her client accounts.

    With a BA in modern languages, Emma also speaks fluent French and German.

  • Francesca Goudousaki
    Senior Account Manager

    A Senior Manager with 5 years’ B2B experience, Francesca is skilled in the development and implementation of tailored, integrated campaigns.

    She is a fluent Spanish speaker and works with international clients across multiple sectors including food, nutrition and construction.

  • Giulia Bonvissuto
    Marketing Intern

    Becoming part of the BDB family in no time, Giulia has gained an impressive amount of business experience during her internship at BDB, ranging from international marketing projects to copywriting and media liaison.

    As an intercultural business psychology student from Germany she’s been able to support the team with German-speaking client and media relations across different sectors, and has broadened her knowledge in many diverse client marketing strategies.

  • Hannah Stirling
    Senior Account Manager

    With more than five years’ experience working in B2B communications, Hannah is skilled in developing and executing strategic external and internal campaigns.

    Her particular areas of interest and understanding lie in the manufacturing sector and handling crisis communications.

  • Janine McCarthy
    Project Manager

    With qualifications in a variety of creative fields Janine has over 6 years’ experience in design, photography and print.

    Working within production for the past 2 years Janine has gained experience working in other B2B agencies and provides a specialised skill set to support our production team here at BDB.

  • Jenny Mason
    Executive Director

    With a focus on food ingredients, geospatial and coatings Jenny plans and delivers award-winning global marketing communications campaigns for some of the biggest names in the industry.

    A Cambridge graduate, her background is in technical copywriting. She runs BDB’s training programme and supports local charities with PR on a voluntary basis.

  • Jenny McParland
    Senior Account Executive

    Jenny is as an Account Executive with B2B marketing, PR and digital experience in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries.

    Having completed a Neuroscience degree, Jenny specialises in scientific content creation and supports the team across a range of BDB’s science-focused clients.

  • Jess Turner
    Digital Executive

    Jess has recently completed her level 3 qualification in social media marketing and moved from being BDB’s social media apprentice to a full-time digital executive, providing support on a range of in-house and clients’ social media projects. Jess has a good understanding of and enthusiasm for the ever changing world of digital communications and social media.

  • Jon Hallowell
    Chief Creative Officer

    With 20 years’ experience working with global B2B brands, Jon guides our clients strategic and creative direction to ensure business goals are both met and exceeded.

    In his spare time he sits on several global awards juries and acts as a visiting lecturer in advertising at the University of Salford.

  • Kieran Ward
    Trainee Accountant

    With previous experience as a financial analyst, Kieran is responsible for supporting the finance team as well as preparing commercial reports.

    He is currently studying towards a qualification with the Association of Accounting Technicians.

  • Libbi McGibbon
    Creative Project Manager

    With 5 years’ digital agency experience, Libbi is well versed in a range of digital and creative skills. Qualified with a foundation degree in Surface Pattern Design and a BTech in Graphic Design.

    Libbi brings talent and creative flair to her role as senior production executive at BDB.

  • Lucy Richardson
    Technical Content Manager

    Lucy has over six years’ experience working in B2B communications. Moving from an account handling role to technical content manager, Lucy now focuses on copywriting across all sectors at BDB.

    A French and Italian graduate, Lucy has used her language and international skills on global, integrated campaigns.

  • Lydia Ward
    Digital Marketing Apprentice

    As a Digital Apprentice, Lydia has shown her eagerness to get involved and take on new challenges. Within a short space of time, she has been actively involved with client projects, including web design, email building and coding.

    Coming from a hard-working background, Lydia has achieved A-Level qualifications, participated in voluntary work placements in the marketing industry, and is now looking to grow as an apprentice.

  • Matt Smith
    CEO

    15 years’ experience, specialising in the media, tech and communication sectors.

    An award-winning finance professional and Fellow Chartered Accountant, Matt specialises in delivering growth aspirations. He is responsible for mapping out and driving the strategic direction of the agency as well as attracting and retaining the very highest calibre of experienced, creative intellects.

  • Megan Cutts
    Senior Account Executive

    Megan comes to BDB with three years’ experience across a range of marketing and PR disciplines, specialising in B2B communications.

    She is involved in the day-to-day account handling of international clients within the food ingredients and nutrition industries, and has a solid background in technical copywriting, media relations and client liaison.

  • Milena Bonvissuto
    Marketing Intern

    After just completing a BA in Global Brand Management majoring in PR and Marketing, Milena is currently undertaking an internship with BDB, where she eager to take on new opportunities and gain a breadth of experience within the marketing industry.

    A native German speaker, she will also support the team with German-speaking media and client relations across a range of different sectors.

  • Natalie Whittaker
    Office Manager

    Natalie is an experienced, organised and efficient officer manager.

    With more than 6 years working in various sectors, Natalie is a problem solver with excellent people skills, meaning the BDB office runs smoothly on a daily basis.

  • Nic Aldren
    Account Director

    Nic has 10 years’ experience in strategic b2b marketing communications and PR, and a professional diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

    Starting out as a biological scientist, with an MPhil in Molecular Biology and roles in research laboratories at the University of Manchester and AstraZeneca, Nic thrives on seeing behind the scenes of industries, particularly those pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and making everyday items, processes or lives better.

  • Oliver Brewood
    Head of Technology

    Oliver has worked in digital marketing for nearly a decade, and provides our clients with digital and technological expertise on a wide variety of projects including website development, email marketing, social advertising and search engine marketing.

  • Rachel Billings
    Account Manager

    Rachel joins BDB with more than four years’ B2B agency experience implementing strategic, integrated campaigns across an array of sectors including built environment, manufacturing and sustainability.

    With a degree in Broadcast Journalism, her passion lies in creating and overseeing the development of impactful content that meets and exceeds targets and ultimately makes her clients happy.

  • Sally Martin
    Senior Account Director

    With more than 15 years’ experience in B2B marketing communications, working at agencies in London and New York.

    Sally enjoys developing strategic, creative and integrated communications programmes that not only achieve clients’ objectives, but add real value to their businesses.

  • Zoë Wilkins
    Account Director

    Zoë has specialised in international trade communications for twenty years. She conceives and directs integrated campaigns that support sustained growth and profitability for her clients.

    Having worked across many industries including engineering, packaging, personal care and food processing, Zoë combines insight and experience with enthusiasm and fresh thinking.

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