Solving marketing challenges for small to mid-sized businesses
Awaken Team Profiles

Nick Wake

Nick Wake - Owner Awaken Communications

Director | Client Services

Strengths: Marcomms strategy, workshop facilitation, copy, project management and getting the right team together to solve a client challenge.

Likes: Fresh coffee, red wine, Arsenal, cricket, golf, cooking and watching his son act and his daughter dance.

Client experience includes:

Whitbread, Marriott, David Lloyd Leisure, Sport England, BP, World of Golf, Oakman Inns, iFLY Indoor Skydiving and Silverstone. Tutors with Cambridge Marketing College and Oxford Brookes University.

Matt Welvaert

Digital Marketing Director

Strengths: Email marketing, pay-per-click advertising, social media marketing, search engine optimisation.

Likes: Early mornings, dog walking, gardening, skydiving and playing squash (badly).

Client experience includes:

Barclays Bank, Lexus, Sainsbury’s, Ford and Aviva.

Olivia Parker

Olivia Parker

Associate Director

Strengths: Telling brand’s stories to engage their community in the long term. Specialising in brand architecture and strategy, PR, copywriting, and captivating content creation.

Likes: Medieval history, all things French, Dire Straits and decorum!

Client experience includes:

Dr PAWPAW, Nutribullet, PEMCO, The Big Word, Brodie Cashmere.

Tim Gill

Media Director

Strengths: Top notch branding and creativity, on and off the page. Film and Video production. Why blend in when you could stand out?

Likes: Playing guitar. Leeds United. Chocolate raisins. ‘Homeland’. Hanging out with my kids.

Client experience includes:

Marks and Spencer, EMI, BBC, Comet and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Gary Wiggins

Creative Director

Strengths: Listening to peoples problems first, then creating solutions. Working with pen and paper to bring creative thinking to life before touching the Mac.

Likes: Guitars, guitars, guitars. An avid player/collector of acoustics and electrics. An unfortunate love for The Hammers and being by the sea.

Client experience includes:

ASDA, Barclays, BMW Group, Ford, GM, Hyundai, LTSB, Merck, Novartis, Roche, Thomas Cook, Triumph Motorcycles, Visa, Hertz, iFLY and World of Golf.

Marc Wilcox

Web and Digital Designer

Strengths: Digital and graphic design, including websites, apps, illustration and animation.

Likes: Music, art and design, rugby, beer, chips and gravy.

Client experience includes:

Barclays, BMW, Expedia, Microsoft, Nikon, Expedia, Whitbread and House of Fraser.