Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Who you'll be working with

Helen founded Ascendancy in 2004; she has worked in the digital media industry since 1999 and has a background in search engine marketing, though she started out as a web designer.

Helen is a Visiting Lecturer at Birkbeck College, London, and is a regular public speaker on internet marketing and web related topics, running most of Ascendancy’s training courses.

Helen
Helen
Director

Arthur joined Ascendancy in 2016 and looks after business development. Arthur has over 30 years marketing, IT development and sales experience across many disparate environments including newspaper & media publishing, BI consultancy, market research and B2B/B2C sales.

Arthur
Arthur
Business Development

James is a Qualified Google Advertising Professional, with a wealth of pay per click advertising experience.

He joined Ascendancy in 2008 and manages pay per click accounts on behalf of our clients across all the main pay per click platforms (Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn). He is first point of contact for our many of our pay per click clients.

James
James
Digital Marketing Technical Consultant

Lauren, who has an honours degree in Business and Management, joined the team in March 2017 as a Digital Marketing Consultant.  She has 4 years of experience working within digital and creative agency environments. Lauren is the first point of contact for many of our digital marketing clients.

Lauren
Lauren
Digital Marketing Consultant

Amy joined our Digital Marketing team in 2016, with a background in social media management. She now works on a range of Integrated Digital Marketing campaigns for clients of all shapes and sizes.

Amy
Amy
Digital Marketing Executive

Jay joined the team in 2016 as Digital Marketing Assistant, working on a wide range of digital marketing campaigns with the rest of the team.

Jay
Jay
Digital Marketing Assistant

Having graduated in 2005 with a BSc in Multimedia Production, Craig has worked around the globe as a designer for a variety of clients and brands. He joined Ascendancy in 2017 and manages all graphic design projects, including website design, infographics and marketing materials.

Craig
Craig
Creative Director

Alex joined the team full time in 2011 but had worked for us on and off for several years on a part time basis, while studying for his honours degree in Multimedia Computing at Staffordshire University.

Alex is the first point of contact for our web design and development clients. He designs and maintains fantastic, easy to use websites, and works with our team of developers to meet clients’ requirements.

Alex
Alex
Web Designer

Jon is our Junior Web Designer who joined the team in 2015 after completing his A-Levels at Idsall Sixth Form. Jon helps with the web design at Ascendancy where he answers support queries and completes maintenance jobs for our clients’ websites.

Jon
Jon
Junior Web Designer

Geoff joined Ascendancy in 2006 and now works for us part time managing our accounts.  Prior to joining Ascendancy Geoff had gained years of business experience in managerial positions across a wide range of sectors.

Geoff
Geoff
Accounts

Janice works for us on a part time basis, assisting Geoff on the accounts, and keeping the Ascendancy team organised!

Janice
Janice
Accounts & Admin

Partners

Ascendancy also works closely with a range of other professionals – web developers, marketers, designers, and other internet marketing specialists, according to the requirements of the project. If you are interested in partnering with us, we would be glad to hear from you – please get in touch.