Meet the
Nicola Peaty


I am an ambitious, enthusiastic marketing strategist. I am CIM qualified and have over 15 years experience working with a number of established brands.

My main marketing objective is to listen, understand and suggest the best possible ideas and solutions that I believe can really make a difference to a business. I have the ability and integrity and always have the clients’ best interest at heart.

Quite simply, I believe in the power of marketing and I love talking to clients who value what great marketing can really do for their business…

Key strengths:

  • Marketing strategy and planning
  • Business development
  • Brand and product development
  • Lead generation and nurturing
  • Project management and organisational skills
  • Team player

Some extra little facts…

Star Sign:Capricorn (hard-working, determined and sometimes stubborn…)

Favourite Food:Mum´s roast and kids´ sweets (not as one dish…)

Hobbies: Keep fit and my two children (one and the same…)

Greatest Achievement: My kids and winning best marketing campaign at RBI (in that order)

Toughest Feat:Reed Business Information Global Leadership Course and presenting to the Global Executive Board (a cross between Dragon’s Den and The Apprentice!)

Dream:To one day return to the Maldives (without the kids and before it sinks)

Phobias:Spiders and deep water

Vaughan Gordon

Founder & Director

I am an award-winning strategic marketer with more years under my belt than I care to mention! Formerly a Head of Marketing at Reed Business Information, I’ve been lucky enough to have worked with some truly smart people across a variety of major brands, within a FTSE 100 blue-chip business.

As I see it, it’s my job to use this knowledge, and all that I continue to learn, for the benefit of my clients…and to have some fun along the way.

Key strengths:

  • Diagnosing problems and finding solutions quickly
  • Marketing strategy and planning
  • Business development
  • Brand and product development
  • Sales propositions
  • Digital display sales training
  • Project management and organisational skills
  • Team player
  • An ability to get on with almost anyone!
  • A sense of perspective and humour…

Some extra little facts…

Star Sign:Gemini (creative, story-tellers, communicators, two-headed Hydras…)

Favourite Food:West Indian fried dumplings and my mother´s soup…delicious.

Favourite Drink:Mine´s a vodka and lime – lots of ice.

Hobbies:Photography, cinema, R&B and collecting old knackered watches

Phobias:I have a bizarre fear of sharks due to watching Jaws as a child

Favourite Films:The Godfather Parts I & II, Star Wars, Sideways and Kick-Ass

Pet Hates:Rudeness, over-officious rail inspectors and Jar Jar Binks.

Greatest Achievement:That´s an easy one…my beautiful, clever daughter, Evie

Finally: I´m the eighth child of nine…