AGENCY ADVISORY, CONSULTANTS + STRATEGISTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

OUR EXPERT TEAM

Our team at GYDA are all agency growth experts. We have either built and exited our own agencies or have extensive experience working as a growth consultants to build agencies.

GET TO KNOW YOUR (Y)OUR TEAM OF AGENCY EXPERTS

AGENCY FOUNDERS + SECTOR SPECIALISTS

GYDA have developed best-practice to help Digital Agency Leaders grow their agencies. Taking over 1,000 agencies through programs and consultancy processes in over twenty countries, learning and sharing the traits of the high-performing agencies.

EXPERT FACILITATORS + AGENCY STRATEGISTS

OUR MASTERMIND TEAM

ROBERT CRAVEN

MANAGING PARTNER

Known for his no-nonsense approach to business growth, Robert has worked with agencies and platforms from London to Dublin, from Singapore to New York.

 

JANUSZ STABIK

MANAGING PARTNER

He’s built, grown and exited his own digital agency and now helps other agency owners to do the same.

He facilitates several Google programs, most notably across EMEA.

PHILIPPA DALE-THOMAS

MASTERMIND LEADER

Philippa is a business growth and leadership development coach.  Philippa was managing director of a leading UK communications agency that grew to 130 people generating £15m revenue.

AGENCY OWNERS + EXPERT CONSULTANTS + ADVISORS

OUR ADVISORY TEAM

GARRY HAMILTON

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Garry is a founder and Business Development Director at Equator, a top 10 U.K. agency.  He's responsible for over £170m in agency revenue. He knows a thing or two about sales.

CRAIG RODNEY

EXIT STRATEGY

After founding, growing (for 15 years) and selling his agency to WPP, Craig now helps clients to focus on growth planning, profitability and exit.

STEPHEN FARISH

BOARD ADVISORY

Stephen has over 30 years' experience in the marketing sector, and is now a non-exec. He's a former board director at Haymarket Media Group,  Centaur Media plc, and chairman of Kantar Millward Brown.

PETE EVERETT

FINANCE

Pete is a seasoned digital executive, with 20 years of experience at C-suite level. He's founded and exited his own agency, and now helps founders to define strategy & deliver long-term commercial success.

NEIL COLLARD

SCALING + GROWTH

10 years running and growing e3, one of the UK’s most respected digital agencies. Neil helps his clients to have a structured strategic approach to motivating management teams to deliver success.

 

FIONA CRAIG

LEADERSHIP

Fi has spent 22 years at C-Level, delivering strategic advice for clients such as BA, Sainsbury’s, AXA & McDonalds.  She is now an executive coach, & specialises in creating impact, clarity, and purpose.

JIM MCLAUGHLIN

STRATEGY

Jim helps companies grow. He has worked with over 100 clients – both in the UK and internationally.

EXECUTIVES + ADMINISTRATION

SUPPORT TEAM

LOUISE CLARKE

ACCOUNTS + FINANCE

Louise is our book-keeper and works on all things money related. When it comes to what we owe and what’s owed to us, Louise is the person to talk to.

JAIME STENNING

HEAD OF MARKETING

Jaime is the driving force behind our marketing and events. Having worked in the creative world for 15 years, she brings an agency-side perspective to all of our enterprises.

CLAIRE MASON

OPERATIONS

Claire is our Operations Manager. She ensures the wheels keep turning and is the glue between all the GYDA team and their clients.  She works and lives in Spain....the rest of us are jealous.