About

Marketing Communications & PR agency.

We are an independent agency that changes perceptions for our clients in creative and measurable ways.

Our services provide the full spectrum of Marketing, Brand, PR and Media to reach and influence global audiences, at scale.

We use novel and robust approaches to measurement, linking investments with outcomes, to create platforms for growth.

Services

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We provide Marketing, Communications and Creative solutions for companies facing challenges and managing change.

Insights & Strategy

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We turn data into simple insights that bring clarity and inspire confidence. Our Analysts reveal what people think and why, and our Strategists define ways to shift their perceptions at scale.

  • Brand & Consumer Research
  • Data Analytics & Reporting
  • Marketing Diagnostics
  • Brand & Communications Strategy
  • Creative & Content Planning
  • Brand & Customer Experience

Corporate Comms

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Corporate Communications experts work closely with clients to make them stand out for the right reasons. Incisive and dedicated, we draw on decades of experience in journalism, PR, advertising and marketing to meet client challenges and effectively manage change.

  • Change Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Corporate Positioning
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Reputation & Risk Management

Marketing Communications

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Unlike other agencies, we don’t operate in silos. Marketing Communications and Brand experts work across all disciplines to create imaginative, innovative and coherent strategies which deliver measurable results, remove duplication and maximise impact.

  • Brand & Consumer Campaigns
  • Digital & Social Media
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • ESG Marketing
  • B2B Marketing

Public Relations

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Issues which impact our clients’ businesses are elevated to make them relevant to people’s lives as well as policy makers and regulators. Bringing people into the conversation, we challenge public perceptions and misinformation to drive vital debates through hard-hitting narratives and arguments.

  • Media Relations
  • Crisis Comms and Reputation Management
  • International PR
  • Profile Building
  • Media Training

Creative Design & Content

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Our Creative team takes insights and data to develop ideas, concepts and stories which communicate brand values across different channels, while also resonating with consumers to optimise opportunities for growth.

  • Communications & Advertising
  • Social Media & Digital
  • Branding & Design
  • Content & Asset Development
  • Production Management

Media & Channels

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We take an audience-first approach to media planning and buying, ensuring that we reach and engage our audiences in the right place at the right time.

Our media team responds to the ever-changing media landscape, ensuring we deliver paid, owned and earned campaigns that make a measurable difference.

  • Channel Planning
  • Media Buying
  • SEO & SEM
  • Creative Testing & Optimisation
  • Reporting & Analysis

Team

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Michael
Coppen‐Gardner
CEO

As the founder and CEO of SPQR, Mike leads the team and drives performance across all disciplines to consistently transform opportunities into measurable results.

Mike is a renowned and trusted senior advisor with decades of experience helping global brands achieve their strategic goals.

Michael Coppen–Gardner
Alice de Wesselow
Office Manager

Alice is the Office Manager and Personal Assistant to the CEO at SPQR Agency.

She is the backbone of SPQR and is responsible for overall coordination of a broad range of services and resources which allow the organization to operate efficiently and smoothly.

Alice de Wesselow
Matthias Gray
Strategy Director

Matthias is an experienced Strategist with a background in digital and creative agencies.

As Strategy Director he leads the Insight and Strategy practice at SPQR, ensuring effectiveness throughout the end-to-end agency process and enabling impactful deliverables which drive positive outcomes.

Matthias Gray
Tom Sidwell
Analyst

Tom is an Analyst who specialises in market research, social listening and both quantitative and qualitative analysis.

His expertise lies in deciphering data, extracting actionable insights and informing strategic decisions to create measurable success for clients.

Tom Sidwell
Craig Ralph
Client Services Director

Craig is a Client Services Director who brings a wealth of integrated experience, blending a creative agency background and strengths in social media.

Craig manages teams to deliver exceptional service while working closely with clients to tackle business challenges through compelling, high-impact communications.

Craig Ralph
Janice Chong
Senior Account Manager

Janice delivers exceptional client service and project management skills.

Having worked extensively with renowned creative and event agencies, she excels at developing strategic solutions to meet client needs and manage projects for timely delivery.

Janice Chong
Charlotte
Le Masson
Assoc. Account Director

Charlotte is a strategic communications manager delivering complex and purpose-driven campaigns for governments, corporations and philanthropic organisations.

Working across a range of disciplines, she ensures that campaigns continue to deliver consistent results for clients.

Charlotte Le Masson
Firdaus Haque
Social Media Manager

Firdaus is a well established Social Media and Digital Manger who brings extensive expertise in B2B and B2C digital strategy and marketing.

Firdaus empowers the team to create compelling content-backed, digital campaigns to enhance our overall media offering.

Firdaus Haque
Adam Aljewicz
Media Strategy Director

As Head of Media Strategy, Adam is responsible for overseeing SPQR’s outreach with global media groups and platforms.

Adam builds compelling public narratives using his long-established media relationships to further the strategic objectives of clients.

Adam Aljewicz
Tom Horsman
Corporate Comms. Director

Tom is a well established Communications Strategist and trusted advisor to industry associations, governments, and multinational corporations.

He specialises in perception change campaigns and reputation management, operating at the challenging nexus of business, politics and the media.

Tom Horsman
Linn Nyrvik
Marketing and Influencer Manager

Linn leads Influencer engagement at SPQR to ensure messages reach the right people on the right channels at the right time.

As a Marketing Manager, Linn drives value and growth across various marketing platforms.

Linn Nyrvik
Jeremy Powell
Executive Creative Director

Jeremy is an experienced Executive Creative Director with an established track record of success across traditional communications, brands and activation platforms.

Jeremy focuses on using audience insights to deliver relevant and commercially impactful solutions to drive growth.

Jeremy Powell
Francesco Puglia
Art Director

Francesco is a skilled Art Director with extensive experience across a variety of top brands.

Specializing in social media and film, he brings artistic vision and strategic insight to each project, crafting visually compelling narratives to engage audiences and align with brand objectives.

Francesco Puglia
Bill McGeorge
Production Director

With over twenty years of experience, Bill is a seasoned Production Delivery Director.

Renowned for seamlessly coordinating communications across various media platforms through experience at some of the world’s biggest agencies, Bill has proven expertise in delivering fully integrated campaigns.

Bill McGeorge
Sardor Umarbek
Senior Art Director

Sardor is a Senior Art Director and our graphic design guru.

Marketing campaigns, POS materials, Packaging Design and Corporate Brand ID. With a diverse portfolio, spanning Moscow, New York, Tashkent, Dubai and London, he brings an international aesthetic to every project.

Sardorius Umarbek

Experience

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SPQR was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in London. We have a depth of experience changing perceptions for global brands across categories and different media channels.

Our thinking

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Research, strategy and perceptions concerning communication challenges faced by our client's industries.

SPQR UPF Food
Brands, Politics, UPF Published: 29/05/24 View research

Contact us

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Where to find us

SPQR Agency
15-16 Bedford Street
London WC2E 9HE

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