Your Growth Partners
Growth Factory’s partners are Paul, Zoe and Mark. Together, we’ve driven sustainable commercial growth in technology, marketing and media businesses like AKQA, Proximity BBDO, unit9, Havas Media, Hearst’s iCrossing UK and 4Ps Marketing. No corporate waffle. No egos. Just the skills and dedication to transform businesses for the better.
Finance expert Paul will get your head firmly into your figures and show you the potential impact of your financial decisions and the intelligent risks you take.
He’s a commercially focused CFO and MBA, with broad industry knowledge and over 20 years’ experience transforming organisations of all sizes in the media, digital and not for profit sectors.
What Others Say
“With Paul you get a lot more than a competent and effective CFO. He comfortably embraces strategic and big picture thinking while bringing sensible commercial/client insights and solid business building smarts to the table.”
Zoe is our HR and change management lead, who’ll help you scale and energise your teams, embed a culture of excellence, and attract and retain the best talent.
Commercially-minded, she has 20 years’ experience in growth, acquisition and evolution as HR Director of award winning digital, technology and media companies such as AKQA, EHS Brann and Zone Digital. She is an Agile Change Manager and Project Manager and an Accredited Mediator.
What Others Say
“Zoe joined us at a key stage of the agency’s growth and helped steer the leadership team and the wider agency through a period of tremendous change. She made a massive contribution both in driving the commercial impact of the business and professionalising the HR function”
Mark is an expert in business growth, digital and cultural transformation, marketing and business strategy. He has a talent for simplifying the complex and finding actionable insight amongst facts and figures. Mark has been at the centre of growth and change throughout his career as a Non-Executive Director, as the strategic lead and then CEO of Hearst-owned iCrossing UK, strategic lead at Omnicom’s Proximity BBDO, MD and Partner at unit9, and Head of Film at brand agency Maritz Communications.
What Others Say
“Mark is able to cut through the fluff and get straight to the point that matters, the detail that adds real value. Mark has made me better, he has challenged me in my perception and enabled me to see things differently. He simplifies the complex and builds narratives that resonate and inspire.”
And Our Associates
We’re supported by a flexible network of specialists across all disciplines, and you can call on them as you grow.
Sales & Marketing
Creating workable strategies that engage audiences, attract new business and build loyalty among existing customers.
Taking the lead on growth projects to drive multi-disciplinary teams to deliver results on time and on budget.
Training & Coaching
A network of experienced creative trainers and executive coaches can transfer their skills and knowledge to your team.
Our partnership with top London law firms provides access to legal and tax advice for your sale, acquisition or scale up.