In addition to key members of the team shown below, we also have a number of associations with leading companies who sponsor and support our seminars and courses, guest speakers, lecturers and presenters, and collaborations with academic organisations who are involved with us in research and publishing. We are always interested in hearing from like-minded companies, organisations and individuals about our seminar programme, courses, lectures and collaborative research opportunities in data-driven & digital marketing, data analytics and related but more esoteric fields.


Dr Gary Robertshaw Gary Robertshaw has held senior roles in direct, digital and data-driven marketing over a period spanning nearly 30 years, specialising in data science and analytics. He has successfully launched a number of companies in the education sector, and worked in academia as a journal reviewer, visiting lecturer and postgraduate supervisor. He has published in a variety of business and scientific journals and serves as a director.
Val Prescott Val Prescott has 35 years experience in target marketing, direct mail, print and production where she has managed budgets in excess of £50 million on behalf of a number of leading companies. Val manages print and distribution, direct mail and creative services, helping to deliver highly targeted, timely campaigns as part of our growing seminar programme.
Karen Haggerty Karen Haggerty has over 30 year’s experience in sales, management, administration, secretarial, PA, project management and book-keeping. Karen provides office support services and manages all administrative work. Karen also produces course correspondence and booking information for delegates.
Sheila Murtagh Sheila Murtagh works as seminar administrator, preparing course material, presentations, organising seminars and liaising with venues. Sheila has a wealth of experience in administering educational courses and seminars, overseeing their delivery, setting up timetables and co-ordinating speakers.
Liam James Liam James is a physics undergraduate and assists with data analytics and the more technological aspects of the business, data processing, keeping our systems up-to-date and secure, data mining and statistical analysis.
Course co-ordinator We sadly recently lost our course co-ordinator and we are currently looking for someone who can facilitate our seminars and courses, ideally someone with an educational background who is confident in speaking to large audiences and willing to travel.