Meet the Team
Kinase was established in 2010 by Richard Brooks and Chris Dillabough as a specialist digital performance agency and consultancy focusing on multichannel retailers in the UK.
Now we’ve grown to a team of over 35 digital marketing experts based in London providing Paid Search, Social, Shopping, Video & Display management to clients in retail, travel and service sectors worldwide. Kinase is a Premier Google Partner.
Chris has a wide range of experience including over a decade in PPC. Graduated with a Masters in English Language & Literature from the University of Oxford in 1995, he then trained in Journalism at Hendon Times Newspaper Group and set up their first digital editions in 1999. Joined the trade magazine New Media Age from 2001 and then figleaves.com as a Business Analyst from 2004 before taking control of PPC upon Richard’s departure. They continued their partnership together at eCommera in 2007, then founded Kinase in 2010.
The Account Directors
Edmund specialises in cross-channel strategy, helping retailers join up their marketing with data to find new customers. He also loves karaoke – it starts with ‘Shallow’ and ends with ‘It’s all coming back to me now.’Edmund Hardy
James brings his expertise and fresh analytical perspective to bear on large retail accounts, joining up the data and connecting it to business strategy goals. Loves energy drinks, hates pivot tables (too inflexible), loves fried chicken. Go figure.
Amin is at the forefront of a ‘Research Online Purchase Offline’ strategy, helping retailers unlock the full value of their marketing investment across multiple channels. He’s our reigning, three time, undisputed ping pong champ.
David is a maths whizz and an expert in all things b2b. He leads one of our large retail specialist teams. Like dad jokes or know what Korfball is? Meet David.
Evie has worked in the Digital Marketing industry for 9 years with a specialism in feed technology, shopping & e-commerce. She is also a full time lizard mom and has recently developed a passion for writing terrible comedy poetry.Evelyn Davies
Leanne has worked in digital marketing for nine years. Her expertise at Kinase lies in growing paid social for top retail clients, proving that it can deliver performance KPIs. She grew up in South Africa, between the sea and the mountains, but is now to be found criss-crossing London in search of glamour and fine eating, and tending to Fatty, her near-stationary cat.Leanne Yates
Andy has a strong grounding across verticals, including Finance, Education, Travel and Retail. He brings his experience to bear on driving strategy in partnership with some of our highest profile accounts. Andy balances his success in the professional realm with the perennial disappointment of being a Tottenham fan in his spare time.Andy Arnett
Edmund has a wide ranging digital marketing and communications background. He joined Kinase in 2011 and has worked with many of our largest clients on search and social, while also helping the agency to grow.Edmund Hardy
As an account director, James manages a diverse team across different accounts. James previously worked at The Knowledge Academy, managing an in-house PPC team, before joining Kinase. He enjoys working with us because the agency promotes learning and productivity through a collaborative environment between all colleagues.James Monaghan
Amin started at Kinase as an Account Executive. He came to us with a degree in Mathematics from UCL, and is fluent in Arabic & English. Prior to working at Kinase, Amin worked in Ghana for Sollatek, where he worked in Sales & Marketing. He has lived in Jordan, Ghana, California and Texas. When Amin is not working, he is often found playing ping pong!Amin Awdish
David joined us after graduating from the University of East Anglia with a Masters in Mathematics. Now leading on one of our larger clients, having started as an Executive. In his spare time, David plays Korfball for the local team, Supernova. He’s also a skilled drummer & guitarist and has played in numerous bands – he once joined a blues jam in Nashville whilst travelling!David Reed
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