Our team

It’s the people that make a difference. The right people.

We are proud to have some fantastic people in our office and field team. We invest heavily in training and support to ensure we have a highly skilled, motivated and engaged team with the experience and knowledge to deliver results every time.

Jess Marsh

Our progressive and energetic Resource and Welfare Director, with experience across a range of private and public sector businesses. At eXPD8, people are at the heart of our business. When it comes to driving forward the people agenda, Jess has it covered.

Resource & Welfare Director
Olive With a wealth of experience in napping and dress up, Olive the Office Dog’s key responsibilities are promoting positivity and social engagement within the office, motivating those around her, first time… every time. Office Dog Pete Bailey As Co-Founder and Director, Pete knows about as much as there is to know about Retail Support Services and Syndicated Field Marketing... in fact, he helped define what the Field Marketing sector looks today. A technology savvy leader, he's always a step ahead of the trends. Director Mark Thurgood As Co-Founder and Director, Mark is super-involved in the day-to-day running of eXPD8. As the saying goes, "Retail is Detail" so he's always on hand to make sure the business performs like clockwork and delivers service excellence, first time... every time.   Director Sarah-Jane Pilling A retail veteran, SJP is the 'Mum' of the Regional Manager family; Sarah-Jane understands what our field colleagues need, how they are delivering for our clients and ensuring that everything is being communicated with Central Office.   Field Operations Director Simon Bailey Simon knows what's required to get the job done to the highest standard; a seasoned professional with stacks of client service experience, he's here to make sure that we deliver service excellence, first time... every time. Client Services Controller Ian Stacey A retail industry powerhouse and people person, Ian's background in the world's bluechip companies means he performs many roles across eXPD8. Diligent. Strategic. Driven. When it comes to getting the job done, the buck stops with him. Client Delivery Director Sarah Sheffield Solution focused and results driven. Sarah is part of the eXPD8 fabric, directing the Client Services Division. Overseeing all the various FMCG clients we support she gets the best out of our passionate Client Services team using their razor sharp planning and analysis skills to deliver and delight our clients. Client Services Director Clare Johns Category Development Manager eXPD8 Clare Johns As well turned out as our health and beauty brands, when it comes to Cosmetics, Clare is eXPD8's foundation. With over 14 years’ industry experience, alongside eXPD8's dedicated Cosmetics Ambassadors, her mission is ensuring client brands and their customers look beautiful. Client Services Controller Suze Anderson Suze is the beating heart of eXPD8's communications operation. Every element of eXPD8's internal and external outreach and response rests with her. If it's marketing innovations and expertise you need, Suze and her team support every step of the way. Marketing and Communications Director Nina Best At eXPD8, we're all about the numbers. So it's just as well Nina's there to manage all of the cheques and balances. A big part of the family, she makes sure everything adds up for the entire business. When it comes to financial efficiency, she's a powerhouse. Finance Manager Nelson Richichi If you've got a problem, Nelson has the solution. From modelling data-driven insights to the development of eXPD8's cutting-edge, in-house analytics tools, his wide experience in Retail and FMCG makes him perfectly matched to the scale of eXPD8's operations. Data and IT Director Paul Roffey Strategic finance is Paul's day-to-day. He's consistently making sure that we deliver the very best value for our colleagues, our clients and ultimately, that the business is resilient as we become 'Fit for the Future'. All with a little help from our top-notch finance department. Group Finance Director