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Alex Myers
CEO + Group Founder

Founder and Group CEO, Alex has been the creative strategy lead at the agency since its inception in 2009.

Alex Myers

CEO + Group Founder

Ali Maynard
Managing Partner, UK & Ireland

Ali is our longest standing member of the team. She’s in charge of building Manifest’s global network and running global campaigns.

Ali Maynard

Managing Partner, UK & Ireland

Jessica Becker
Managing Partner, US & Canada

Jess moved to New York to head up our American operation in 2017 – leading the agency from the front as our strategic lead in the region.

Jessica Becker

Managing Partner, US & Canada

Anna Karlsson
Managing Partner, Nordics

Anna is a co-founder of the Manifest Stockholm office, driving the agency’s operational performance and leading our Frame brand strategy team there.

Anna Karlsson

Managing Partner, Nordics

Josefine Hedlund
Creative Director, Nordics

A founding member of Manifest Stockholm, Josefine is the creative genius behind our brand and campaign work in the Nordics.

Josefine Hedlund

Creative Director, Nordics

Martin Farrar-Smith
Chief Design Officer

Martin oversees brand creation within our Frame team, but also ensures we use design thinking processes across the entire business.

Martin Farrar-Smith

Chief Design Officer

Helen Kenny
Senior Account Director

Helen’s bold and daring approach is the driving force on all of her accounts. A strong team leader; she knows how to make just about any idea happen.

Helen Kenny

Senior Account Director

Julian Obubo
Brand Strategy Director

One of the Manifest originals, and part of PR Week’s Top 30 Under 30. Jules knows how to make an idea fly. And with a voice like velvet, he also runs and records our Fresh Meet podcast.

Julian Obubo

Brand Strategy Director

Emma Seddon
Account Director

With her unparalleled tech know-how, Emma runs the show across some of our brands who are using data to shape the world. She is ruthless in delivering exceptional service, constantly driving new process to better serve clients and the team.

Emma Seddon

Account Director

Emma Corbett
Account Director

Emma leads our ‘Creative Series’ programme – bringing creativity out of the team. Moonlighting as an artist, she’ll jump at the chance to get lost in a creative brief & won’t surface until a stunning campaign has been delivered. If Manifest had a pet creative cat, she’d be it.

Emma Corbett

Campaign Director

Lucy Peacock
Happiness Officer

Custodian of culture in our London office, Lucy makes sure Manifest is one of London’s best places to work. Her second in command, Mabel the mini Jack Russell, also keeps the office topped up with cuddles and the occasional lick.

Lucy Peacock

Happiness Officer

Simon Minton
Chief Technical Officer

Working across all of Manifest’s offices, Simon adds a host of new services to the group’s offering, including native app build, Blockchain development and digital transformation consultancy. He’s super posh too.

Simon Minton

Chief Technical Officer

Annie Griffin
Happiness & Operations Officer

Our poutine-obsessed Canadian, Annie started Manifest life in the London office before hopping across the Atlantic to be the NYC Happiness & Operations Officer where she ensure the office is the happiest and smoothest run show in town.

Annie Griffin

Happiness & Operations Officer

Shaun Beaumont
VP of Design – New York

Shaun is in charge of all things brand in our New York office. His northern British accent has been known to save the day more than once.

Shaun Beaumont

VP of Design – New York

Victoria Newlands
Director of Growth

Vic is our driving force for creative unification and business growth, ensuring we continue to evolve, innovate and deliver truly integrated campaigns that change the world.

Victoria Newlands

Director of Growth

Karel Kumar
Senior Creative Strategist

Karel’s brilliantly creative fashion choices match his brilliant mind. He runs influencer relations within Frame and ensures strategic and creative excellence across all accounts.

Karel Kumar

Senior Creative Strategist

Anna Karlström
Account Director

Manifest Stockholm wouldn’t work without our PR queen and Account Director Anna. She is also holding down the job as Happiness Manager in the Stockholm office, making sure that everybody keep their spirit up.

Anna Karlström

Account Director

Charlotte Philpotts
Senior Account Manager

Often referred to as the person with the brain behind the ideas, Charlotte makes sure all of her accounts are in check and running smoothly. Her dedicated approach and bubbly personality allow her to make any account a shining example of creativity.

Charlotte Philpotts

Senior Account Manager

Jordan Mulvaney
Digital Manager

Social media-obsessed and lover of all things digital, Jordan is the creative brain behind our clients’ social content. He is sometimes indifferent to most things in the world, like when people call him a Social Media Guru. He doesn’t correct them.

Jordan Mulvaney

Digital Manager

Aaron Maughan
Account Manager

Manifest’s global heart-throb, Aaron keeps things running across clients and continents. With a passion for gaming, he’s run some of our most exciting events for the likes of Playstation and Kaspersky.

Aaron Maughan

Account Manager

Tori Halman
Account Manager

Originally a journalist, Tori is a self-confessed media addict and die-hard publicist. When she’s not making journalists her best mate, (or shamelessly sliding into their DMs) she’s ensuring her accounts are all shit-hot – thanks to a borderline OCD approach to deadlines.

Tori Halman

Account Manager

Liana Maher
Campaign Manager

With a penchant for puns, Liana is one of our pitching golden girls. She drives coverage, conversations and brilliant creative across all of her accounts.

Liana Maher

Campaign Manager

Lauren Kaufman
Senior Account Executive

Lauren mingles with media and noses around for new business. She is the queen of calm and never breaks a sweat, not matter what is hurled at her.

Lauren Kaufman

Senior Account Executive

Rosanna Bhanji
Creative Campaign Manager

Rosanna is taking Manifest Stockholm to another creative level by being 100% limitless and allergic to the words “that won’t work”, always on point to the brand and KPI´s ofc.

Rosanna Bhanji

Creative Campaign Manager

Petra Wartmark
Digital Campaign Manager

Petra is the digital mastermind in our Stockholm office. If someone needs help with anything or everything digital – this is your girl!

Petra Wartmark

Digital Campaign Manager

Holly Atterton
Project Manager

Full of creative energy, Holly is the driving force behind keeping our accounts running like clockwork. Her background in performing arts brings stories to life in new and imaginative ways, ensuring she is the first to spot clever newsjacking opportunities for her clients.

Holly Atterton

Project Manager

Thom Myers
Content Editor

Thom turns raw footage into works of art. A proud Yorkshireman and key member of our content division, The O Collective, he is our go-to guy for all things video editing, digital animation and tea making.

Thom Myers

Content Editor

Isabel Thomson-Officer
Account Manager

A native Australian, Isabel came to NYC for the weather and ended up staying for 4 years working in music PR. Her tenacious attitude and love for festivals made her the perfect fit for Manifest.

Isabel Thomson-Officer

Account Manager

Elsa Druiett
Senior Campaign Executive

Ambitious and enthusiastic, Elsa is a driving force behind press office. She knows the media landscape like the back of her hand and secures the most coveted coverage spots.

Elsa Druiett

Senior Campaign Executive

Lareece Blenman
Campaign Executive

With a sharp eye for detail and relentless energy, Lareece is one of our coverage queens. She works across all of her accounts delivering coverage, approaching journalists and keeping a keen eye out for reactive opportunities.

Lareece Blenman

Campaign Executive

Mel Mathewes
Campaign Executive

Bringing her boundless energy from across the pond, Mel sprinkles her media magic on every account she works on. She’s our go-to gal for pitching and boasts hoards of coverage to her name. Journalists love Mel. Manifest loves Mel. We’re not letting her back to the States anytime soon…

Mel Mathewes

Campaign Executive

Jessica Jarrett
Account Executive

JJ is a MI transplant and proudly suffocates NYC with her unsolicited politeness. She dabbles in press office, branding and digital strategy. She has strong moral obligations to living a pro-gluten lifestyle and will never be caught without some form of caffeine on her person.

Jessica Jarrett

Account Executive

Dineo Mabena
Campaign Executive

With many years experience in the film industry and as the mother of a book-mad four-year-old, Dineo lives and breathes to create stories. Finding resonance in each brief, Dineo makes each campaign relatable to everyone who comes across it – shattering race, gender and class lines.

Dineo Mabena

Campaign Executive

Daryl Ho
Campaign Executive

Hailing from sunny Singapore, Daryl brings the heat from across the world to secure shit-hot coverage spots for his clients. With a keen eye for compelling narratives, he harnesses the power of insight to drive bold, beautiful and brilliant storytelling.

Daryl Ho

Campaign Executive

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