Seed Marketing

Celia Forshew

Founder & CEO

Celia founded the agency in 2011 & heads up vision and strategy as well as advising on the best student strategies & campaigns for Seed’s clients. Previously the co-founder of a group of youth focused businesses including the acclaimed student festival Beach Break Live.

Felicity Forbes

Managing Director

One of the founding members of Seed, Flick heads up the agency’s biggest projects. With 10 years experience in student marketing & events, Flick is a leader in the field, founding a student staffing agency as well as managing an award-winning student music festival.

Joe Brailsford

Managing Director

A founding member of Seed, Joe works with our biggest clients designing & leading their creative & executional strategies. Joe started out in student marketing before moving into the brand & agency landscape heading up projects with Coca Cola & Breast Cancer Care.

Dave Powell

Strategy Director

Dave is Seed’s Creative Brand Strategist with 10+ years of experience creating unforgettable campaigns & executions for global brands such as UEFA, Converse & Molson Coors who brings his knowledge & passion to convert briefs into grounded, single minded creative solutions that really resonate.

Fran Droege

Account Director

Fran’s skill set spans over 7 years of brand strategy, experiential & media relations, working on brands such as Peroni Nastro Azzurro, the Brazilian Tourist Board & Nando’s. We are proud to have Fran as part of the team, leading on clients including Spotify and ASOS. 

Anna Murdoch

Account Director

Anna has experience in creating show-stopping integrated brand experiences and events from overseeing Coca-Cola’s largest experiential campaigns to delivering events with royalty. Anna’s experience covers technology, FMCG, retail, alcohol and charity and currently heads up some of Seed’s largest campaigns.

Luisa Walsh

Account Director

Luisa joined Seed as an Account Manager after 3 years managing high profile sports & entertainment sponsorship events in the UK & overseas. A previous member of the Red Bull student team at Cardiff, she loves youth focused campaigns and has a passion for action sports.

Kate Boekhorst

Account Director

Our token Kiwi, Kate has delivered many high profile integrated experiential campaigns with Tech, FMCG and Alcohol clients in New Zealand. Recently moving to the UK and joining the team at Seed, she heads up the Amazon UK account.

Vicky Wroe

Senior Experiential Manager

Vicky joined the team as an events assistant having studied with the industry acclaimed Bournemouth University Events department. Vicky is an events guru, adding military execution & creative flair to any event under her remit.

Rodi Balta

Senior Account Manager

Brought up in Canada, Rodi has years of experience working on some of the industry’s biggest global brands including Bud Light, Nike & Microsoft. Rodi brings his skill set and passion for brand experiences to some of Seed’s most exciting accounts.

Katia Philip

Senior Account Manager

Since graduating from Manchester University, Katia has worked within the student market for several youth-led development programmes in the UK and overseas. As well as running her own music and charity events, she has worked for the production of leading music festivals before joining Seed.

Amelia Burrows

Senior Account Manager

Having being heavily involved in extreme sports societies at university as well as previously working at Red Bull, Amelia now brings her experience and passion to Seed; working on a number of major accounts including Nike, Budweiser and Amazon.

Lucy Edwards

Senior Account Manager

A Student Brand Manager at Cardiff, and previously interning at Seed, Lucy was snapped up as soon as she graduated. Now an expert in how to run the perfect Student Brand Manager campaign, Lucy works on some of the agency’s most exciting clients.

Holly Domellof

Account Manager

After 3 years’ experience creating UK and International brand experiences and events for clients including Facebook, PUMA and Nike, Holly has joined Seed to bring her experience and passion to work on some of the agency’s exciting beauty & fashion brands.

Abbi Williamson

Account Manager

Abbi has 5 years experience delivering creative events and campaigns in both London and Ibiza. Having worked for music, fashion and alcohol brands, she brings great insight and project management skills to Seed.  

Shauna Mahoney

Account Manager

After 3 years of managing high profile experiential and PR campaigns for brands such as Warner Bros, Haagen-Dazs and Virgin Active, Shauna joined Seed to help drive Amazon’s international student campaigns in France and Germany.

Student Marketing

Mychala Hamilton

Account Manager

Mychala joined the team in 2016, having previously worked for Seed as an intern and Spotify SBM at Bournemouth Uni. Mychala brings her passion, experience and super organisation skills to some of Seed’s biggest clients.

Joshua Charles

Senior Account Executive

Joshua has recently joined the team as an Account Exec after his outstanding work as a Spotify SBM at the Uni of Winchester. With a vast knowledge of the student market and previous experience in the events sector, Josh is a fantastic new addition to the team.

Chris Bush

Senior Account Executive

Working as an ambassador throughout Uni, Chris went on to work in Experiential full time on Coca-Cola’s biggest nationwide campaign. Joining Seed in 2017, Chris builds on his passion by planning & organising tours for some of our biggest clients.

Baz Bignell

Account Executive

Baz has been snapped up by Seed marketing for his placement year. His creativity and vast previous experience in marketing makes him a great fit to the team. We’re also proud to show him off as the 2012 Total Wipeout Champion & a pro-tennis player.

Sima Karimian

Account Executive

After impressing as an intern, Sima joined the Seed team full time and brings her experience, excellent attention to detail and fantastic creative edge to exciting campaigns such as Adobe and Just Eat.

Will Payne

Account Executive

Will worked for Seed as a Spotify SBM at university before we snapped him up as an Account Exec upon graduating. Originally from a sporting background, Will uses his hands-on knowledge of brand ambassadors to our O2 Touch and Amazon Student campaigns.

Devon Pacey

Account Executive

Having joined Seed from a Big Media background, Devon has helped landscape some of our biggest campaigns. Devon uses her passion, experience and enthusiasm to help drive the success of the Amazon and ASOS programs.  

Kate Fahy

Office Manager

Kate has over 10 years experience working for global brands such as Puma and Lacoste in Product Management and Marketing. More recently she managed the operations and events for a national youth mentoring programme.

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