Meet Hero, he’s the Ampersand mascot and an ace on a board.
Like him, we do what we love and we love what we do.
And like him we have a few simple principles that help us ride the wave.
We work super hard at what we do.
We add real value to every project.
We treat people as we would like to be treated.
And have fun while we’re doing it.
As Hero, says…
“Come on in, the waters lovely!”
Nick has enjoyed a long and varied career in the Marketing Communications sector, helping to build brands and business by harnessing and working with great talent.
Nick worked for world class agencies including FCB, Lintas, Bates, J. Walter Thompson and Ogilvy in London, Seoul, Dublin, Frankfurt and Dubai.
Nick has had the privilege of working with a long list of illustrious clients to help provide brand and marketing consultancy services. including Andrex, BAT, Cadbury, Continental, Diageo, Diet Coke, Dubai Health Authority, FGB, Global Village, Hilton, Heineken, Heinz, HP, HSCB, Hyundai, Kia, Kleenex, Kimberly Clark, Nestle, NatWest and Unilever.
His lifelong interest in how brands attract and work with great talent now translates into the provision of first class Marketing and Talent consultancy services through Ampersand.
Chris has excelled at creating and developing high-performance teams throughout his 15-year career in talent development across Europe and the Middle East. Chris' natural ability to spot talent and coach and develop others makes him uniquely placed to help our clients develop and build their human capital.
As a former Head of Learning of Development for a major international consultancy group, Chris is a training professional and recognises traits that separate a true L&D superstar from just another trainer. Chris is pivotal in ensuring that the content and courses Ampersand provides to its clients are the best in class and lives up to the Ampersand ethos of 'Creative Learning'
Chris holds a degree in Automotive & Transport Design from the world-renowned Coventry School of Art & Design and is a self- confessed Petrol-Head.
Shey has a background that covers human resources in banking, administration in oil, logistics in recruitment and office management in security.
This potent cocktail means that she is super efficient with excellent organisational skills and a real eye for detail.
Having worked with Shell, Philip Morris Randstad and Hart amongst others she has repeatedly proven herself in first class company.
She brings strong interpersonal skills and a steely calm to everything that she does, and this inspires the reassurance that whatever the task she has it under control.
At Ampersand, Shey brings all this together as the Project Manager who makes sure that everything we do is on brief, on time and on budget.
Sanjana holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and has already enjoyed an exciting and successful career in Canada having spent over 10 years working with Nestle, Edgestone Capital, the Hudson’s Bay Company and Rogers the national telecoms giant.
During this time, she enjoyed a variety of analytical, project management and marketing roles, consistently creating and implementing effective marketing strategies and generating real value.
Deciding to leave behind the mighty Maple and the even mightier sub-zero temperatures she has since returned to Dubai (where she was born) bringing her own sunshine, determination and passion to her work.
Multiple skillsets and her love for marketing & project management make Sanjana the ideal person for the complex multi-faceted role of Project Director at Ampersand where she keeps plates spinning, trains running, colleagues on their toes and clients happy, day in and day out.