About us

You get the best marketing department you've ever had. We mix and match our team to make sure you get the expertise you need for the challenges you face. Who knew your company could access such high calibre expertise - and nice people - when it's needed most. Plug-in The-Marketing-Department now! Or try us for free.

Our team of experts will listen, understand and assimilate your business challenges. We plug-in an experienced, hand-picked team to scope and generate a unique strategy to address your marketing pains

Gideon Luke - Founder and Managing Director


30 years in marketing and business development for global brands such as Symantec, Kaspersky Lab, Openwave, RealNetworks, Paragon Software and IBM. Expert in customer engagement, content marketing, product marketing and customer lifecycle management, he has held many senior roles in a variety of companies ranging from start-ups through to large multinationals. He is a customer centric marketer with a passion for developing high quality customer experiences.

Paula Wargen - Founder and Director


25 years in marketing strategy, PR and social media management for brands like Cigna Insurance, Sun Microsystems and Parkwood Leisure Group. Her expertise in content generation (from 8 years as a journalist), combined with media strategy and a strong customer engagement focus make Paula a valuable asset in any marketing team. She has held senior positions within industry and agency. Her modus operandi is to integrate and immerse herself with the client business and become their social media strategy ninja!

Laura Bailey


16 years in planning, project management and business development with Lloyds Bank and a key role as mentor at Pop-Up Business School, Laura is passionate about helping businesses succeed. Her skill is in applying strong project management skills to any project. Laura sees the big picture but manages the detail. She is an expert in social media management and implementation and used these skills to help businesses and charities including Big Local Trust and Mind your own Business.

Karl Wright


15 years expertise as a content marketing specialist as well as a copywriter and editor working across brands including HP, Kaspersky Lab, Renault, Honda, Asda and O2. He's equally at home in print or digital, has helped clients achieve conversion rates twice the industry average and has worked on everything from traditional direct mail to eDMs, podcasts and webcasts.

Stefan Gleisner


Stefan has more than 25 years' experience in market and competitive intelligence, performance/direct response marketing, and team leadership. He is adept at formulating effective marketing strategies, conducting multi-faceted market research, generating revenues for the company, and translating complex results into simple market insights and systems to identify and support both strategic and tactical goals.

Verity Cash


A senior communications consultant with over 20 years of experience working for brands such as Proctor & Gamble, Clarks, Debenhams, Asda, Ecover and Good Energy. Expert in delivering transformational communications strategies to target multiple audiences; media, customers, employees and influencers. Expert in building and protecting brand reputation, minimising risk, maximising media coverage, increasing consumer, customer and employee engagement through targeted communications. Digitally savvy with experience leading social campaigns and employee focussed enterprise social networks and intranets.