The DMA Board is the Association's decision making body, and works to an annual operating plan.
|Scott Logie, Strategic Marketing Director, St Ives Group Scott graduated with a first class honors degree in Statistics from Glasgow University before joining British Aerospace. He spent several years working in various data analysis roles, mainly in Direct Marketing, for CACI and Marketing Databasics both in London and Edinburgh. Scott subsequently enjoyed 6 years at the Bank of Scotland, initially setting up the Customer Knowledge department before moving on to manage the implementation of the Bank’s Data Warehouse project and ultimately taking over as Head of Research, Data and Analysis.|
Scott joined Occam in April 2001. He took over as Managing Director in February 2003 and led the management team through a successful management buyout. After the sale of the business to St Ives Group in 2010, Scott moved to his current role managing marketing and working with the board to drive the Group strategy.
|Malcolm Green joined the Yell Group over 12 years ago, and is its group head of compliance & ethics. Prior to Yell, Malcolm was the head of economic regulation at the ITC (now Ofcom), and was the economic adviser to the British Railways Board during railway privatisation in the 1990s. Malcolm is also a director of the DMA, a member of the TPSL Board and trustee of the Yell Pension Fund.|
Chris Combemale, Direct Marketing Association Chris is the executive director of the DMA, with responsibility for the organisation’s day-to-day operations and strategic planning. Holding dual French/US citizenship, Chris has 30 years’ experience in direct and digital marketing and advertising in Europe, the USA and the Asia/Pacific. From 2000 to 2009, Chris developed Emailvision into Europe’s leading email service provider as its chief operations officer and UK managing director. In 2001, Chris founded the Email Marketing Association and led its merger with the DMA in 2002.
|Amanda Merron, Willott Kingston Smith Amanda is a partner at accountants Willott Kingston Smith, who specialise in working with creative, communications and consulting businesses. She works with marketing businesses of all sizes and at all stages of development from start-up to eventual sale. Amanda has lectured and written on management and financial issues in creative businesses. She edits the annual survey Financial Performance of Marketing Services Companies and contributes to the quarterly publication Marketing Services Monitor.|
Bill Gilbert, Chair of Financial Services Council, Aegon Direct Marketing Services Europe Bill is an international CEO with more than 25 years’ experience in the direct marketing of financial services. He has lived and worked in the UK, the Netherlands and Australia.
Bill spent 15 years at ReMark (Amsterdam) performing a number of international roles from campaign management to business development and finally General Management. He joined AEGON in 2003 to start up its direct business in Germany and was Managing Director/CEO of AEGON Direct Marketing Services Europe from 2006 until late 2012.
He has been Chairman of the DMA Financial Services Council since 2010.
|Fedelma Good, Barclays Group Fedelma joined Barclays in 2007, where she serves as the head of marketing privacy and suppression management. Prior to Barclays, Fedelma founded Good Consulting, which she ran from 1999 to 2007. She has been an active member of the DMA, chairing a number of the DMA Data Council’s working parties. Fedelma drew up the DMA’s first guidelines on suppression files and has contributed to other data-related best practice guidelines.|
|Tony Kane, Touchpoint Communications Ltd An outstanding multi-channel marketer with a proven track record in digital and direct Marketing, major achievements in growing brand reach, customer lifetime value and return on Investment; currently director of direct marketing and ecommerce at AJ Bell group, an award winning investment Platform, a board director and regional chair of the DMA. |
Former non-exec director of MediaVest group, managing director of Britannia music: Universal music group, Kaleidoscope: Otto Versand group and director of Next Plc.
|Julia Porter, ITV Julia Porter is currently acting group marketing and research director at ITV having joined the company in 2006. This role oversees all B2C and B2B marketing and research for ITV Broadcasting and ITV studios in UK and overseas. Prior to joining ITV Julia was client services and marketing director at Getty Images, responsible for marketing and client servicing for image.net and Media Manager asset management businesses in UK and internationally.|
|Shaun Bailey, Founder / Chief Executive, Jacob Bailey Ltd An economics graduate fascinated by the science and magic of revenue generating communications, Shaun went on to create a number of successful creative businesses including Jacob Bailey and White Space. Working with global giants and SMEs for over 20 years, Shaun has built up a rich and varied knowledge of the creative communications process and its successful application across all organisational structures. Dedicated to continual improvement within the direct sector, Shaun is currently a Board Director of the Direct Marketing Association and Chairs its Agencies Council.|
Richard Dutton, Arc Worldwide, As Business Development Director, Richard oversees all new business opportunities for Arc London - the integrated marketing division of Leo Burnett London. He has over 13 years experience working on shopper, direct, experiential and digital business for agencies including; The Circle Agency and Dynamo (now Wax Communications). Richard has worked with clients such as; EA Games, GSK, BlackBerry, Tesco, The NFL and McDonald's. Richard is chairman of the DMA Brand Activation Group and has chaired a range of advertising and marketing industry awards including the DMAs.
Michelle de Souza is Head of CRM & Group Database at Age UK. Michelle is responsible for the organisation’s customer contact strategy, as well as customer engagement, data management, marketing services, analytics and insight functions. Prior to joining Age UK, she worked in buying and merchandising for Argos Retailers and Arcadia Group.