Meet the Team

Meet the Team

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 managing pay per click accounts and liaising with clients; he is now responsible for in-house staff training and technical support across all platforms (Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn), ensuring the team are following current best PPC practice.

James
James
Digital Marketing Technical Manager

Lauren, who has an honours degree in Business and Management, joined the team in March 2017 as a Digital Marketing Consultant.  She has over 6 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 Operations Manager

Emily joined the team in 2017 with experience in social media management. She now works on social media and digital marketing campaigns alongside the rest of the digital marketing team.

Emily
Emily
Digital Marketing Account Manager

Steph joined the team in 2019 as a Digital Marketing Account Manager. She has over 4 years’ experience in search engine marketing strategies and a keen eye for technical SEO.

Steph
Steph
Digital Marketing Account Manager

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
PPC Account Executive

Bethan joined the team in 2019 with experience in copywriting and social media management, which was obtained whilst completing a Level 3 Diploma in Digital Marketing. She now works as a Digital Marketing Assistant within the team on social media and digital marketing campaigns.

Bethan
Bethan
Digital Marketing Assistant

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
Senior Web Developer

Jon is our Web Developer who joined the team in 2015 after completing his A-Levels at Idsall Sixth Form. He went on to complete his Level 3 and Level 4 apprenticeship qualifications in IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals whilst working with Ascendancy.

With now over 4 years’ experience Jon is a key member of the web design and development team at Ascendancy where he builds bespoke websites, answers support queries and completes maintenance jobs on our clients’ websites.

Jon
Jon
Web Developer

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.