Career history

/My experience

2018 - PRESENT

Ecommerce Marketing Executive

Thorite Group Ltd

In a newly created role, recruited to develop, market & manage the Company's Trade and Consumer Ecommerce websites. Responsibilities include the planning and management of marketing activities, within defined Cost Per Acquisition target, across multiple online channels, and ensuring customer retention through E-mail marketing campaigns.

Web Development / Digital Marketing


Launched a self-employed business to capitalise on 21 years digital development and marketing experience, delivering Web Design and Digital Marketing services to local agency and small / medium business clients and exists to improve their digital presence and performance. The business offers a range of online services, provides advice and supports clients where they lack the requisite digital experience and depth of knowledge.

2008 - 2018
2005 - 2008

General Manager, Ecommerce

CCS Media

Recruited to plan, launch and lead a new B2C e-commerce business for a £60m turnover Reseller of IT hardware/software focussed on the B2B market and operating on a direct sales model basis. The role had full accountability for the new B2C channel’s trading performance and required the planning and management of marketing activities within defined Cost Per Acquisition (CPA) targets, across multiple online channels.

Managing Director, UK

Internet Direct

Led the development and implementation of the online customer acquisition / retention strategies and e-commerce function for the UK subsidiary of a €65m turnover European Group which offered a portfolio of consumer electronics goods via 30 multi-lingual Websites.

2002 - 2005
1998 - 2002

Account Director

The Energy Cell

Energy Cell operated as an integrated digital agency and specialised in Design, Development and Marketing, for clients spanning a range of business sectors. As Account Director, was responsible for a full range of digital projects for major clients and their globally recognised brands - including BBC, KPMG, Mars, BT, Heinz, PepsiCo, Homepride

Financial Adviser

Friends Provident

Appointed as a Financial Adviser responsible for a territory covering North & West Yorkshire. A role which required sourcing new business by re-establishing and developing relationships with an existing database of clients; proactively marketing to and developing external sources; and securing valuable new business referrals.

1997 - 1998
1986 - 1997

Corporate Managers Assistant

Barclays PLC

Corporate Managers Assistant for UK Business Banking, required to research, collate and present financial information on new & existing accounts; provide an initial point of contact for the client portfolio; and deal quickly and effectively with customer enquiries, identifying the needs of potential borrowers & investors and selling the full range of bank products.