About Us

About Us

Connected. Creative. Intelligence.

gt&i was born out of a collaboration between the creative, marketing and PR industries.

Its founders, the former Creative Director of Publicis London and a Partner of Four plc, were determined to offer the very best for smart business leaders. And that meant, no matter the sector or ambition, treating each client as though their business was our own.

The result is an insight-driven, strategy-first, full-service creative agency, with a track record of delivering results. We connect strategy to proposition to brand to campaign and beyond. And we deliver stunning creative and big ideas that cut through the clutter, that engage, that stimulate, that drive action and interaction, online, in print and in person. Ultimately we build brands that people want to talk about.

For many of our clients reviewing their brand and proposition is just the start of a journey that leads to a deeper relationship built on ongoing marketing services. From strategic consultancy to advertising, SEO to social campaigns and public relations, delivered by our consultants in property, corporate, CSR and fashion.

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Glen Tarr

Founder & Creative Director

With twenty years’ international through-the-line experience, Glen’s passion is for beautiful work that delivers outstanding commercial results and builds brands that people want to talk about. With a background in typography, design and art direction he has worked across all major industry sectors winning a number of awards along the way including a D&AD Yellow Pencil. 

His portfolio ranges from FMCG and B2B to luxury brands in the property, retail, travel and hotel sectors. From global campaigns for Lloyd’s of London to launching Sony Playstation’s GT5, Canterbury’s first e-commerce site and rebranding The Ritz, London, Barratt Homes and Barratt London. The result, a Director who is as adept at developing highly targeted bespoke brand campaigns for independent clients as overseeing the delivery of global integrated campaigns. 

Glen has previously worked in both independent UK shops and global groups. Prior to founding gt&i, he was Creative Director at Publicis London leading on award-winning campaigns for clients including Ballantine’s, The Glenlivet, Malibu, UBS, Royal Mail, Gatwick Airport, Davidoff, Beefeater and Heineken.

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Tim Lewis

Business Director

Tim brings a special energy to the development of clearly differentiated business propositions and a real enthusiasm for ground-breaking ideas that can change the way our world, or society, works today.

Having set up youth marketing agency SLAM to service a suite of FMCG clients he was drawn to campaigns for the Big Issue, Gay Pride and Terrence Higgins Trust. This inspired Tim to launch the UK’s first CSR agency, Synapse, which brought Carbon Neutral to the world, cementing a reputation for stakeholder engagement around environmental and social issues.

A founding partner of the UK’s fastest growing independent marcomms agency, Four plc, he oversaw PR, travel, design and digital teams before setting up virtual e-tail platform  MyHigh and, finally, settling down with gt&i.

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Greg Moore

Head of Communications

Greg has delivered brand strategies, partnerships and communications programmes for some of the best-known brands and new market entrants  in the UK, Europe and Middle East.  A former CSR agency pioneer, Managing Director of integrated marketing communications agency Four in the UAE and co-founder of brand consultancy FSM, Greg offers real breadth of experience and a focus on clear, no-nonsense brand communications.

He has worked across sectors including sport & leisure, wines & spirits, fashion retail, energy, construction & development, agriculture, aviation and tv & film with clients ranging from Absolut and Stone Island to Etihad, Sunset + Vine and Emirates. He has also championed sustainability programmes for businesses as diverse as Chivas, Kia Motors and biofuels pioneer Greenergy.

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Josh Dixon

Snr Consultant: Strategy

Josh is a strategic planner who has worked across a broad range of sectors in a career that has taken him to some of London’s most prestigious agencies including Publicis London, JWT, Proximity and Havas.

This has seen his intense focus brought to bear in sectors from beauty, consumer electronics and luxury to FMCG, finance and property with clients including GHD, Google, Canon, Barratt London, Bayer, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson and, most recently, Compare the Market.

With a real passion for uncovering key consumer insights Josh works hand-in-hand with the creative teams to ensure these differentiating truths are carried through in the campaigns produced.

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Paris Campbell

Account Director

Paris joined gt&i with four years’ marketing experience with a focus on fashion; planning and managing integrated, 360 degree, omni-channel marketing strategies that drive brand presence and sales.  She directs the Real Leather. Stay Different campaign across multiple-territories as well as managing a range of UK and European brand projects.

She has worked with leading brands including Kipling, Saucony, Stone Island, Ten c and Woolrich and is adept at coordinating and executing highly targeted programmes – developing branded content, co-ordinating PR, organising events and delivering digital marketing, partnerships, social media activity, influencer and retail marketing, with a strong focus on relationship building.

As a Gen Z with three younger siblings, Paris has invaluable insight on young consumer trends ranging from social media platforms to sustainability.

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Pete Bell

Senior Copywriter

Pete spent the last 12 years at News UK, most of them as deputy travel editor of The Sun. Before that he was managing editor of Westminster-based Parliamentary news agency Newspoint.

As a lobby correspondent and TV reporter, Pete attended and reported on Downing Street press conferences, interviewed prime ministers, cabinet ministers, opposition spokespeople, and government officials, as well as providing in-depth coverage of general elections.

Pete brings his unique skills and long experience as a reporter and interviewer to offer bespoke media and crisis communications training.

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Janine Maxwell

Snr Consultant: Corporate PR

Janine is a PR and communications professional with 25 years’ experience of building and managing reputations across sectors from technology and professional services to agri-food and the environment.

During her career she has worked for top London agencies including tech specialist AxiCom and integrated marketing agency Four Communications, managing campaigns for industry leaders such as Autodesk, Balfour Beatty Ground Engineering, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hilton Worldwide and Xerox Corporation. She has directed an international corporate PR programme for the world’s largest manufacturer of carbon-neutral flooring, raised the profile of Wales as a place where entrepreneurs can thrive, and created demand for an African superfood among UK retailers.

Today Janine heads the sustainability outreach for ‘Real Leather.  Stay Different’ on behalf of the US Leather industry as well as content creation and media outreach, from podcasts to reports, for U.S. Sustainability Alliance.

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Anastasiia Makhalina

Account Manager

Anastasiia joined gt&i in Summer 2023, bringing to the team real experience working in-house at Church & Dwight with a portfolio of FMCG brands including OTC, household, and personal care – both in the UK and around the world.

Her work has ranged from managing brand and packaging to brand performance analysis, NPD and brand launches.  She has developed marketing assets for online and offline communications in multiple territories as contact point  for distributors in Europe and Africa.

Anastasiia has an MSc in Management from Nottingham Trent University and CMI Level 7 diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership. She is fluent in English and Russian.

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Julia De Chaud

Account Executive

Julia brings a rich mix of product and international brand marketing to gt&i.  A former Brand Coordinator at Jeep, part of the Bounty Brands portfolio, in South Africa, she worked extensively with global brand and marketing teams, suppliers and wholesale agents to build presence and sales.  Jules has also worked with TFG on brands including Relay Jeans, Hurley, G-Star as well as in luxury watches with Watches of Switzerland in London.

She holds a BA in Law from University of Pretoria and an Postgrad in Fashion Marketing having written her thesis on Sustainability in the Fashion Industry and the dangers of greenwashing.

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Ninja Opalko

Art Director / Photographer

Ninja is a Designer, Art Director and Photographer originally from Germany. Her experience encompasses some of London’s leading agencies, including Fallon, Publicis London and Havas Worldwide.

She combines her advertising and brand creative work with a flourishing expertise in photography, assisting leading photographers in Shanghai and Rankin in London. This gives her a unique insight into the creation and selection of imagery in creative campaigns.

Ninja has a strong sense of luxury design, detail and high end photography, experience in editorial design and branding and her work can be seen in many of the high end interiors, travel and lifestyle publications. She is also fluent in German, Polish and English.

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Will Stubbs

Snr Consultant: Treatments

Will works as both script and treatment writer. His unique ability to translate brand vision into consumer language has seen his work aired in global TV campaigns for Samsung, Toyota, GE, McDonald’s, BMW and Coca-Cola.

He has written and directed radio advertising campaigns for Chanel, Ubisoft and the Disasters and Emergency Committee and been scriptwriter for Sky Sports, Movies and Bet TV commercials.

With a passion for popular culture and deep knowledge of music Will can be found moonlighting as a digital content copywriter for media as varied as the Rolling Stones website and Daily Mirror.  And occasionally penning a new TV series or film script.

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Ed Morgan

Senior Creative

Ed brings to gt&i more than a decade of creative agency experience with a real understanding of the digital world, art direction, photography and film shoots – and the animation and editing to create rich content, whatever the channel.

Having done stints at agencies including Earnest and 1977, he has also worked in-house with Pentland whose brand portfolio includes the likes of Ellesse, Berghaus, Mitre and are a Lacoste licensee.

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Vittoria Miceli

Senior Creative

Vittoria brings to gt&i stunning creative, a deep understanding of digital environments and the creation of ‘IRL’ spaces and experiences.

She has worked on projects for global brands including Amazon, Alexa and Facebook in both the US and Europe alongside the likes of health-charity Mind, property-portal Right Move and the Leather & Hide Council of America.

Vittoria has worked at Grayling as Senior Art Director, DesignScene, Smyle and innovision and is fluent in English and Italian.

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Nerea Blanco

Studio Manager / Designer

A graduate of Seville’s acclaimed Da Vinci School of Graphic Design, Nerea is part of our multilingual – and increasingly international team – with her eye for beautiful and sophisticated design, art direction and a deep love for typography.

Her career has seen her working with El Golpe in Spain before moving to the UK, based first in Bristol and then with the Business of Fashion in London, before being attracted to the diversity of the gt&i client portfolio.

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Louise Northam

Account Manager

Louise joined gt&i in the Summer of 2022 as production assistant on a five day campaign shoot for Winkworth and supporting work with Real Leather. Stay Different.  She brought with her a wealth of energy and a real diversity of experience following a ‘lock down’ degree – ranging from running zoom marketing ‘hangouts’ for Body Shop to delivering customer services for Ikea.

She has since worked on, and managed projects for, clients as diverse as Decco London, TeDan Surgical Innovations, Chedi Andermatt, LifeCare Residences and U.S. Sustainability Alliance and today is a valued member of the Account handling team.

Louise is a graduate of Falmouth University where she read Creative Advertising,

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Aaron Chapman

Designer

From mental health crisis volunteer for Shout to creative thinker and designer, Aaron has delivered on projects for clients ranging from Michelin to The Creative Engagement Group.  First working with the team in Summer 2022 – to develop a suite of materials for an international awards event managed by gt&I – he remains with us today as our latest full-time recruit to our growing creative team.

Aaron  brings real enthusiasm for design, a passion for creative strategy and an innate knowledge of the latest trends.  He is an alumni of Staffordshire University where he graduated with First Class Honours in Graphic Design.

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Daniella Caggiano

Finance Manager

Daniella brings more than fifteen years’ experience to gt&i. She started her career at Coutts Bank managing both corporate and UHNWI private accounts before taking a big step into the advertising sector.

Here she found her passion working for both leading global agencies and creative hot-shops. Her career kicked off with Proximity/Omnicom [clients including Eurostar / Sainsbury’s] before joining MEC Worldwide/WPP [Visa / Marriott] as Finance Supervisor and, en route to joining gt&i, being ‘birthed’ at boutique ATL agency Mother London with clients including Stella Artois and Match.com.

In Daniella we have a finance resource who is helping our business grow in line with its clients.

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Audrey Lewis

Account Executive

A graduate of Nottingham Trent University, Audrey brings to gt&i real experience in fashion, content creation and social media management. A degree in Fashion Communication and Promotion with a strong focus on digital environments was built on with consultancy work for independent fashion businesses – from streetwear and vintage – developing social media presence, creating regular content and immersive reels with a focus on TikTok and Instagram.

Audrey has also worked in-store for clients ranging from Relic to Hugo Boss on sales, customer services and visual merchandising.

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Iris Drouet

Account Executive

Iris joined gt&i following her graduation from SOAS University of London with first-class honours in Economics.  Her course saw her specialise in environmental and development economics bringing to the agency fresh and valuable insights into the fundamentals of ESG and the viability and commercial and economic context for sustainability driven research and outreach.

She has both an academic and creative background, with special interest in the fashion industry and the slow fashion movement.

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