Simon Leadbetter: Chief Marketing Officer
With over two decades of cross-sector global corporate experience (including the UK’s largest mortgage provider) combined with three entrepreneurial start-ups and time as CMO to a Dragon from Dragon’s Den, Simon has most recently been the Group Marketing Director for the UK’s largest estate agency group Countrywide Plc (1,200 offices and 63 brands) and the global Head of Group Marketing for Knight Frank LLP (over 500 offices in 60 countries). For nearly five years, he has marketed over 200,000 properties and invested roughly £90m in property marketing for all segments of the residential and commercial sectors.
Iza Albutt: Account Director
Iza is an experienced Procurement Consultant with a long proven track record of working in the real estate industry. Iza is skilled in Negotiation, Recruitment, Franchise Research, Business Development, Training and Sales. Iza has worked for large Corporates like Chevron and Hertz and Kelly Personnel and in real estate she has worked with Rawson Properties and Keller Williams SA and Dubai. Within Propel, as Account Director, Iza leads relationships with subscribers ensuring that they are happy, growing and profitable.
Kristian Clarke: Creative Director
Kristian has been working in the design industry for over 25 years in many different B2B and B2C sectors. He creates branding and integrated campaigns using digital, social, HTML5, videography, motion graphics, and visual design. Kristian also has many years of managing design teams from his time working at CIPD, Strutt & Parker and BNP Paribas Real Estate, while continuing to remain creatively hands-on. He enjoys all stages of the creative process, from ideation and strategic planning, conceptual thinking and creative direction, through to execution of pixel-perfect artwork and video/social content.
Steph Muckle: Digital Lead
With a first-class BSc Psychology degree, together with an MSc in Digital Marketing, Steph has a strong foundation in analysing consumer behaviour, as well as the ability to identify and implement appropriate digital strategies, in order to grow a business. As well as achieving a CIM Level 4 Diploma in professional marketing, Steph has experience working in the tech industry, in both a multinational corporation (IBM) and a start-up (thisdotsoftware).
Matt Healing: Content Lead
Matt has nearly a decade of experience in content creation, a BA in Creative Writing from Brunel University London, and has headed up content planning and execution across several industries. Prior to taking up the role of Content Lead at KWUK, Matt has worked on content creation and strategy at IQPC, Manufacturing Leaders, and The Common Sense Network. He has produced award-winning content with Nike, Microsoft, Burberry, Lego, itsu, Adidas, Shell, and more.
Adam Savva: Video Lead
After leaving Secondary School, Adam had a somewhat untraditional route to Video. Working as an actor, then moving into directing theatre and short film the emphasis of his work has always focused on capturing the best story possible. This mindset and determined personality has allowed him to work on some amazing projects that include Music Videos for young-upcoming artists, promotional work for the likes of Levi’s and short films of his own that have gone on to win awards. Prior to taking the role of Video Lead, he worked in PR where he learned more about the Media Landscape as a whole, allowing him to have a whole new view on Video and its capability.
Summer Haq: Creative Designer
After graduating in Typography and graphic communication at University of Reading, Summer has worked as a freelance graphic designer for companies such as EAPPI UK, she has sound knowledge of design strategies and software. Prior to joining KWUK Summer created deliverables for Four Seasons Contractors Ltd which involved property marketing and design.
Amber Hovell-Boulton: Internal Comms & HR Lead
Amber is a final year student completing a BSc Psychology degree at the University of Leeds. Amber has spent her spare time completing the CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resources and the ILM Dual Award in Leadership and Management in addition to working for The University of Leeds, Virgin Active, and the National Citizenship Service. Prior to working at KWUK, Amber completed with distinction an assessed virtual internship in Professional Services with upReach.