A journey to better

“After 20 years in the marketing and advertising industry I learnt that working with a marketing or branding agency usually faces 2 obvious challenges: 1. Get better results and 2. Improve the return on your investment. However, a new challenge seems to be more prevalent these days: getting the best level of service from your agency. This doesn’t just mean them ‘looking after’ you properly and responding creatively to your briefs. Companies like yours need an agency who generate new ideas for pushing into new areas, products, services and opportunities.”

Richard Rowles

Managing Director

Odyssey & You

You get a solid strategy delivering a strong return on investment with, of course, beautiful creative work. We believe the key to fantastic results is building lasting relationships – not throwing money at a problem and seeing what works. Working with you, becoming part of your team, we are better equipped to understand the needs of your customers. And respond to your business’ changing needs.

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Our dedicated and experienced team

Richard Rowles

Managing Director

With over 20 years’ of experience on both sides of the agency/client fence, including running major London advertising agency NMI, Richard launched Odyssey in 2013. The vision is to deliver a truly measurable return on marketing investment for a select number of clients. He is also the Chairman of the World Branding Forum & World Branding Awards, a global non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing branding standards for marketeers and consumers.

Sarah Walker

Client Services

Sarah works as the Client Service’s Manager co-ordinating all on-going projects and acts as the liaison between the client and the design department. Sarah strives to build trust and builds strong long term relationships with Odyssey’s clients and ensures that all of her client’s needs are met. Throughout her career, Sarah has worked in hospitality, banking and the property sector and maintains high levels of customer service. In her personal time, she enjoys the outdoor lifestyle and is often found skiing down a slope in the French Alps with her husband and grown-up children.

Maria Rodriguez

Client Services

Maria works as an account manager, overseeing implementation and completion of client campaigns as well as creating analytic reports based on their performance. She brings to the business great organisational skills, a customer service that exceeds any expectations and goes above and beyond to make sure clients get the best of what Odyssey can offer. With experience in the travel and retail industry Maria enjoys the variety that this brings to her role.

Matt Tanner

Designer

Matt has over twenty years of experience as a designer, having worked in many areas of the industry from packaging design to magazine layout. He has spent the past few years honing his skills as a brand designer and art director, and creates forward-thinking, emotive corporate identities for a range of clients. Matt enjoys cooking, mountain biking and playing guitar, and can generally be found doing one of these outside of work hours.

Ryan Crowe

Designer

Ryan is one of our talented designers with over 7 years’ experience in print, digital design and production. He began his professional career working with a number of luxury clients, including Porsche and Wentworth Club. Four years ago, he joined Odyssey where he’s since developed innovative creative for both retail and technology industries as well as Scandinavian lifestyle brands. His style is contemporary and luxurious, and we especially love his passion for street photography.

Ian Holland

Digital Specialist

Ian has over 20 years experience in the digital world and is an expert in web development and email marketing. Having worked for big corporate companies in the past he knows the B2B market very well. Ian is a keen sportsman and in his spare time he coaches his local youth football club.

Maria Rossi

PPC Specialist

Our PPC strategist and Google Analytics Expert. Maria has extensive experience of developing and executing innovative PPC campaigns (Adwords, Bing, Social Media, Amazon PPC campaigns) for organisations varying in size and industry (Retail, Insurance, Finance, E-commerce, Travel and the B2B Sectors).

She specialises in undertaking Market Research Analysis and Competition Analysis, Google Adwords & Bing Setup and Management, Social Media Ads, Google Analytics, Funnels and Goals, Google Tag Manager, Set up and PPC Remarketing.

Gurminder Marway

Head of IT and Technology

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