Graham Jarvis MA, MCIJ, M IDM, ACIM – Managing Consultant
Graham is the founder of Media-Insert Communications; the former editor of The Marketing Leaders (which began life in 2003 as the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Technology group’s e-magazine); and a former guest editor of BT Insightexec.com (now known as mycustomer.com and owned by SIFT Media). He has more than 9 years of editing, journalism, and P.R and analyst experience. Graham specialises in technology for marketing. However, he has also covered topics like world finance, foreign direct investment opportunities in the Middle East, education, enterprise technology markets, and IT certification. His articles have been published online and in print in the UK and overseas.
Graham’s qualifications include: an MA in Online Journalism from The Nottingham Trent University; BA Hons Business Enterprise, University of Wolverhampton (where he specialised in marketing); and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business and Finance, awarded by Bournemouth University. He is also a member of the Institute of Direct Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Institute of Journalists and the Society of Authors.
Professor Bryan Foss, MBA, F IOD, F BCS FCIM, CDipAF -
Independent Non-Executive Director
Professor Bryan Foss, Independent Non-Executive Director
Bryan has been an independent non-executive director (NED) and board level advisor and helper for five years, having worked most of his 30 year career with IBM Corporation and previously with Nestlé. He is also a Visiting Professor with Bristol Business School, focused on Executive Development and Business to Business Marketing.
Bryan’s current roles include an NED and Audit Chair role with the Government Office South East, having previously been an NED, Audit Committee Member, Chair of Standards and Change Board Advisor with the Department for Work and Pensions. He also provides independent board advisory and interim management support to a number of international commercial enterprises and SME’s.
Bryan left IBM mid 2005 after a successful career culminating in a global banking industry board role, previously rising through technical management, product management, sales, marketing and business development roles in emerging and mature markets across Asia, Europe and the Americas.
He is extensively qualified in executive (Fellow IoD, Diploma & Certificate in Company Direction), management (MBA), technology (Fellow of the British Computer Society), complex and high risk change programmes (Chartered Engineer), marketing (Fellow CIM) and finance (CDipAF).
Bryan is also a B2B Advisory Council Member of The Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM), Freeman of the City of London and member of the Marketors City Think Tank and has co-authored or contributed to numerous business & systems books,which are available in a number of international languages.
John Flynn, MSc (Industrial Marketing) FInstSMM FCIM Chartered Marketor FRSA - Independent Business Generation and Growth Consultant
Specialising in business generation and marketing development John has been responsible for creating business growth in organisations ranging from new venture start-ups to established hi-tech global corporations. This has been achieved primarily through precise market research, creative strategic thinking and targeted marketing communication. John is also an international writer and speaker on the complete spectrum of business development.
Monika Bodera -Strategic Planning Director, Polarity UK
Monika Bodera is a director of marketing research group Polarity UK and Poles Apart UK. She specialises in reaching ethnic minorities who’ve settled in the UK after EU enlargement and providing business intelligence on CEE markets, but she also welcomes enquiries about more general and industry-specific marketing research services for companies operating in the UK and internationally. Monika did her Masters Degree in Linguistics in Poland.
She then moved to London and worked as a cultural consultant for a management development consultancy drawing on her strengths to adapt her knowledge to the UK businesses. She understands the importance of targeting the right market applying cultural filters if necessary. Her best recommendations on communication channels and a strategic overview on business potential for her clients are based on thorough research.
Michael Jackson - Leads and Pipeline Management Consultant
Michael is a Director of EbonyBailey Marketing Group. He brings a complementary leads and pipeline management service to Media-Insert Communications. So you can increase your profile in the media, and gain access to his experienced and knowledgeable lead generation and appointment setting team. His company also offers event attendee generation, market research, list cleaning, and mail shot follow-up services. EbonyBailey has worked with clients like: Gartner, Sage, United Business Media, over a dozen Premiership football clubs, The Grass Roots Group, Konica Minolta, etc.