As our New Business Manager, Ben is the first point of contact for any inbound inquiries. He’s a charismatic chap who counts skiing and golfing as some of his hobbies. He has skied the longest black run in Europe (which sounds terrifying to us) oh and he’s a great cook to boot!
Carl heads up our client strategy and internal insight programmes and is the man in the know when it comes to the student market. If he isn’t locked away in our ‘strategy bunker’, Carl can be found in his home boxing gym or studying for his MBA. Carl’s a keen jet-setter and has even had drinks with George Clooney in Vegas!
Carl is a local lad from Worcester and he provides invaluable support to the team wherever he is needed. He is a Taekwondo expert and has won no less than three British championships!
Caroline is a whizz when it comes to gathering research and data, and even better on a spreadsheet. She is happiest when she is spending time with her little girl or in the swimming pool. She goes weak at the knees at the sound of a cockney accent and has appeared in the Argos catalogue!
Part of the sales team, Chris sells for accounts across the UK. Pontypridd is where he calls home and he loves heading back to Wales with his little girl to visit family and friends. Another fan of the martial arts, Chris has represented Wales in Karate.
Chris is a member of our direct sales team and plays a key role in handling the logistics and delivery of clients’ campaigns. Aside from coordinating a myriad of campaigns, his passion is music and in particular producing it. He deals with recording artists from all over the world!
A key member of our business development team, David manages a portfolio of clients ensuring the successful delivery of campaigns. He graduated from Cardiff Met and has since settled with his wife here in the Cotswolds. He is completely addicted to Breaking Bad and has the world’s loudest clap!
After graduating from University of Gloucestershire Emily settled in Cheltenham. Heading up our blog she is a keen writer and researcher. Being from Somerset, she loves the outdoors and can often be found on country walks. She enjoys travelling and has bungee jumped off Auckland harbour bridge!
Gabrielle is the youngster of the sales team here at BAM. She hails from Shropshire and loves listening to Olly Murs and playing netball. When she has any free time she can be found studying for her business management and leadership course. She was handstand champion at school!
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After studying at the University of York, Gavin is now a local to Gloucestershire and is the team leader for our national sales department. A super keen sportsman his hobbies range from football to skydiving and he has a degree in biochemistry!
Ian leads our business development team and is responsible for managing relationships with our clients. With two young children he doesn’t get much spare time, but when he does he manages to fill it with running marathons! His aim it to break the 4 hour mark – it makes us tired just thinking about it!
The man behind all the IT systems in the office, Jake is our resident computer guru. A Cheltenham native and self proclaimed geek, he returned to the Cotswolds after studying at the University of Manchester. Not only does he boast a complete collection of first generation pokemon cards – he openly admits it is the love of his life!
A former ballroom dancer, Kirsty is now the support behind our Managing Director. When she isn’t organising everyone at BAM, she loves to cook and has become a keen pool player since the arrival of our pool table here at HQ!
Mark works closely with his portfolio of clients to plan and execute their campaigns. He went to university not once but twice, most recently at the University of Gloucestershire. His hobbies include cooking and running. We know for a fact he makes amazing pulled pork!
Matt crunches the numbers in the finance department. When he isn’t knee deep in invoices he loves spending time with his family and is fanatical about cycling. He cycles on average 120 miles a week – and that’s just getting to and from the office!
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After graduating from Bournemouth University, Max joined BAM in 2013. When he’s not at work, Max is usually in the gym or on the rugby pitch. His claim to fame is being featured on ITV news for belonging to the worst football team in the UK, their biggest defeat was a whopping 32-0 (ouch!).
A Swansea Metropolitan graduate, Richard has been with BAM for almost 10 years. As well as being rather nifty on a computer, he knows his way around a balance sheet – he also manages our finance department. His favourite things in life are computers, lego and eating cheese (in no particular order!).
Sammy works closely with her account manager to provide day-to-day logistical support. She graduated from Worcester University with a degree in creative digital media and still counts photography as one of her hobbies. Sammy is convinced she’s really unlucky but we count ourselves lucky to have her in our team!
Sharni works closely alongside her account manager to ensure the successful delivery of her clients’ campaigns. She always has a smile on her face, and has even won awards for her sparkling personality! Sharni loves to bake and is a regular contributor to BAM’s food festivals.
The main man at HQ, Tim founded BAM in 1998. After moving on from being a sabbatical officer at Swansea Met, he now leads our team, steering the business to success after success. A father of two wonderful girls and husband to his lovely wife, his hobbies range from watching Peppa Pig to driving race cars at Silverstone. His party trick is saying the Peter Piper tongue twister super fast.