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Introducing

the team at Gasp

  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards

    Group Director
    LinkedIn

    A founding member of Gasp, Sophie ensures everything’s kept shipshape in the studio, whilst leading the client services team in developing lasting relationships.

    A stupendously good strategist, account manager and partial to a bit of old school Drum and Bass, Sophie has 20 years’ experience of creating and executing great ideas for clients such as: O2, The Berkeley Group, Mizuno Golf and Sport, Samsung, SkillSoft, OKI, Staples and Dragonfly Tea.

  • Jos Smullen

    Jos Smullen

    Designer
    LinkedIn

    Friendly, bubbly, and a little bit mental (but in a good way), Jos has a hawk eye for detail, and oodles of passion for design, be it web or print.

    She loves a bad joke, which unleashes one of the loudest laughs known to man, while 10 years of experience includes exciting work for London Zoo, Godiva Chocolates, Thomson Reuters, The Very Hungry CaterpillarTM, Jim Beam, ARM and LinkedIn.

  • Lisa Gillings

    Lisa Gillings

    Account Director
    LinkedIn

    An Account Director with over 17 years marketing experience and a passion for tactics old and new, Lisa’s stellar skillset includes Strategy and Planning. 

    Process obsessed with a keen eye on how to make things better, she loves collaborating to create brilliant work, with campaigns for the likes of Vodafone, Fujifim, Financial Times and Eurostar under her belt.

    Want a conversation starter? Ask about the satsuma segment that came out of her nose.

  • Natalie Sutton

    Natalie Sutton

    PR Director
    LinkedIn

    Bringer of quality pastries, Natalie specialises in defining messaging strategies, content creation and influencer relations.

    Rising through the PR ranks to become director at the tech agency Motive PR in ‘97, Natalie formed Proud PR in ‘03. Alongside Proud, Natalie is PR Director at Gasp, and occasionally nests up in our penthouse. Offering an effective through-the-line service to clients, she is passionate about writing, and is a huge fan of social media strategies.

  • Geoff Anderson

    Geoff Anderson

    Finance Director
    LinkedIn

    Geoff’s favourite quip is; “I’ve forgotten more about (insert anything here) than you’ll ever know”.

    Just prior to the discovery of Bronze, Geoff set up his own consulting company, most recently working with the NHS’s forensics department. Known for his OCD forays into our boardroom to line up all the coasters neatly, Geoff has supported the growth of his daughter and son-in-law’s agency from day one by taking care of the pennies.

  • Matthew Bradley

    Matthew Bradley

    Designer
    LinkedIn

    Matt joined us direct from Uni with a degree in Industrial Design & Technology and extensive knowledge of sourcing cheap pints.

    Whilst we hope this is a transferable skill to Berkshire’s pubs, what really excites us is Matt’s energy, creative flair, and fresh approach and knowledge of the 3D space. He already has cracking client experience, working with the likes of Mercedes and the Newcastle Falcons rugby team.

  • Giles Edwards

    Giles Edwards

    Creative Director
    LinkedIn

    An original founder of Gasp and award-winning creative, Giles is both our engine room and free-role, flair player, all rolled into one.

    A problem solver who is passionate about what he does, Giles strikes a balance between thinking strategically and creatively in delivering objective-driven, campaignable ideas. The first Gasper with a tonne-plus finish at darts, his extensive knowledge stems from working with global brands such as Virgin, O2, Mizuno and Staples to starts-ups and individuals.

  • Mark Kemzura

    Mark Kemzura

    Copywriter / Account Manager
    LinkedIn

    A born creative who thinks being a Byron-esque, wordsmith dandy is a feasible living, Mark brings great copywriting and account management chops to the party. 

    Years of resolving diverse challenges has also given him adept analytical, creative and communication skills, while his vault of invaluable experience includes a foray into the restaurant industry with Creams Cafe, and work with the likes of Staples, Dragonfly Tea and Epson.

  • Tommy Mason

    Tommy Mason

    Designer
    LinkedIn

    Tommy may look 13 years old, but he is one of the most talented lead designers around, with 8 years of expertise in branding, marketing/advertising and product design across multiple platforms.

    Tommy has worked with the likes of Toyota, The AA, Superdry, and Pizza Express, and his accolades include Chip Shop Awards, International Design Awards, and being named one of The Drum’s Top 10 Young Designers of the Year 2018.

  • Jo Lawson-Smith

    Jo Lawson-Smith

    Business Development Manager
    LinkedIn

    With 16 years experience in sales and marketing, whilst ensuring never to have the same hair colour twice, Jo has worked on stellar projects for big names such as Microsoft and Siemens.

    Armed with the IDM Marketing diploma and finding it impossible to live without hot chocolate and Netflix, she enjoys the relationship building process with new and existing clients, helping their vision come to life via exciting campaigns.

  • Bethan Marchant

    Bethan Marchant

    Account Executive
    LinkedIn

    Lover of old school disco, and below average footballer known for above average Instagram captions, Beth graduated from the University of Bath with a first-class degree.

    Client tekkers include charity sector work with Save the Children, NSPCC and Greenpeace, plus Digital Marketing strategy, content and copy skillz at renewable energy supplier Pure Planet. Arguably best known for featuring in the Daily Mail for a fake NYE engagement in Swansea.

  • Andrew Edwards

    Andrew Edwards

    Advisor
    LinkedIn

    Andrew is Gasp’s honorary Big Cheese, having been Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive at Leo Burnett UK since 2011, while also sitting on the Global Leo Burnett Executive Board.

    He also serves as President of Leo Burnett’s Central Europe Operations. However, the role that gives him most pleasure is popping into Gasp for a coffee and advising his brother and sister-in-law on all things marketing, and beyond.

  • The Blogfather

    The Blogfather

    Don

    A man of murky, unknown origins, The Blogfather wedges his crowbar wit into the current issues in marketing, before hitting you about the head (intellectually speaking) in the form of a bludgeoning blog.

    He only deals in forthright, entertaining opinion. That’s his territory. Kapish?

  • Captain Miffles

    Miffles

    Captain

    Just at home whether he’s curled up on the sofa or stepping out with the cats of Belgravia, ‘Le Miff’ is a cunning creature of many guises. With a sneaky habit of disappearing into his surroundings, Captain Miffles has an unerring ability of reappearing just in time for snacks.

    Documenting this ‘master of the covert’ inspired the game Où Est Miffles? which challenges you to trouver our furry friend.

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