Our team has the perfect balance of marketing minds. Those with years of experience, to maximise your marketing budget, and those with youthful exuberance, for eye-catching and dynamic campaigns – and they are all at your service.

We’ve been around since 1988 and some of our clients today have been with us from those very early days. It shows that we work hard for them and that what we do works for their businesses.

We believe it’s because we think commercially. Marketing should grow your business and sell your services and your products, and that’s something we never lose sight of. We love a creative challenge but are pragmatic in our approach and will make sure you benefit from work that is fit for purpose and for budget.

If you have a marketing department, we work as an extension to it. If you don’t, we’re here instead of it. We’re flexible, friendly and we have a genuine interest in our clients’ businesses that shows in our results.

Efrem Cockett

Managing Director

Raised by French Bulldogs in Castel, Efrem’s unconventional upbringing instilled in him the adventurous spirit that led him to climb Everest barefoot, found Hamilton Brooke and become a test pilot of supersonic aircraft. He runs the whole bloody business, is the most creative thinker for centuries and best designer in the world ever. He has a brain the size of a gas giant, and we are all lucky, indeed, blessed, to be working for him. He also doesn’t take team profiles on websites very seriously.

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June Ozanne

Director, Client Services

A client once said of June, “She knows more about our business than most of the people who work here” which is one of the reasons she heads up our account management team. She also has extensive knowledge of print, production and offline media and can even deal with the dark art of digital. Her ambitions are to teach designers not to reverse small type out of 4 colour, cold-set web and to be a zombie on the Walking Dead, so she’s dyed her hair grey in preparation.

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Chris Le Poidevin

Creative Director

Designer and typographer with over 30 years experience, Chris is a local creative industry ‘heavyweight’ behind some of the Channel Islands’ most memorable, enduring and successful campaigns. A great thinker, accomplished art director and copywriter. Chris is also very fond of pork pies, and is often quoted in ‘British Pork Pie and Sausage Roll’ monthly. His favourite board game is Monopoly.

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Ollie McVey

Head of Digital

Ollie specialises in web design and coding. Heading up the digital team, he is the go-to guy for all web-related projects. Outside of the office, Ollie also known as 'The Viking' can be found making a variety of wub wub sounds as the electronics player in his band BLAKALASKA, or running around the KG5 pitch playing football and touch rugby.

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Natalie de Woolfson

Director of Publishing & Promotions

Once described as a "publication powerhouse”, Natalie is our Director of publishing and promotions. Following a seven year stint as a magazine editor and a degree in Graphic Design, she’s well suited to take care of such projects. A self-confessed movie addict, Natalie can normally be found searching for new recipes, failing at gardening and making slime with her two young children.

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Sophie Lesbirel


Sophie joined the team in 2015 as a print and web designer. Prior to this, she spent four years designing for one of Europe’s largest in-house creative agencies. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys making handmade crafts, hanging out with friends and pairing up with her husband for kickboxing training sessions.

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Elliott Cockett

Video, Photography, Social Media & SEO

Elliott is bi-lingual, being fluent in both English and digital, and occasionally when his hreflang setting gets stuck it’s all SEO, SERPs, Schema, Analytics and Meta tags and we have to reboot him to understand what he’s talking about. But just because he’s all about digital doesn’t mean he sits in a dark corner all day, he’s just as often out and about filming and producing fantastic videos for our clients, then making the most of them across social media channels. So not a geek at all….though he is a massive Star Wars fan.

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Dougal Perfitt

Account Executive

Dougal recently graduated from Nottingham Trent University and joins the team at HB to kick-start a career in advertising and marketing. Having grown up on Instagram and Facebook, he'll provide an insight into the secrets of social media and use his marketing mind to boost posts in the right direction. Aspiring to become a professional hockey umpire in the next two years, you'll either see him giving out red cards or business cards!

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Martin Henry


Graduating with an honours degree from Canterbury College of Art, Martin has worked as a designer, full-time within the industry, for over 28 years. When not designing, he can be found disguised as a Barista at a local community café, attempting to control his chickens or an equally stubborn lump of clay in his pottery.

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Bob Waite

Production & IT

Bob has spent his career in the graphic arts and print where he has had many years of agency exposure and also spent five years as a freelance designer, followed by a couple of years in print. He has a wide gambit of experience, including handling a prestigious local jeweller and producing a vibrant local magazine for several years.

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Shirley Horsepool

Financial Controller

Shirley recently joined Hamilton Brooke as Financial Controller after 17 years with BDO Limited. She has three daughters and recently had the addition of a grand daughter earlier this year. In her spare time, Shirley can be found walking up and down cliff paths and long stretches of the coastline as well as meeting up with friends. She is also a bit of a sun-worshipper, with holidays featuring highly in her life and her heart firmly attached to Thailand and the Greek islands.

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Errol Fynn

Chief of Security

Errol joined the company in 2016 as part of our initiative to scale up security in the office.
In the years since he joined we have seen a large reduction in thefts relating to ideas, as every person entering or leaving the building is now subject to a rigourous 'stare'.
Errol has a keen interest in martial arts, crossword puzzles and is a keen traveller who can often be seen on the other side of the bowl.

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