Joanna has over 20 years’ agency experience. She set up Purplefish in 2010 and is happiest crafting creative strategies for clients or dealing with a crisis. Passionate about fostering young talent, she's a mentor, diversity trainer and school governor. Jo's living proof of: “If you want to get something done, ask a busy person.”
Andy has a proven track record in successfully leading and growing businesses within the marketing and communications sectors in the UK, US, Europe and Asia. Andy joined our board in 2016. He regularly speaks on the topic of Leadership and has authored two books - 'Eat, Move, Listen' and 'Leadership Lessons from a Corporate Adventurer'. Andy lives in London and in his spare time enjoys knocking down houses and rebuilding them.
Olivia is a digital marketing expert with a passion for social media. She has a wealth of experience working with influencers, including getting a brand featured on Kylie Jenner’s 75-million-follower Instagram account. Olivia loves working with innovative, independent businesses and always knows the next best places in Bristol to eat and drink.
Hannah has recently joined Purplefish after moving to Bristol from London, with previous experience in the advertising industry as an Executive Assistant at Grey London and Havas. In her spare time Hannah enjoys illustration, music and is a substandard yet passionate pianist!
Alice joined the team after graduating from the University of Bristol with a First Class Honours Degree in Politics and Spanish. She's previously worked as a journalist for Colombia Reports. Now firmly back on home soil, Alice loves running, gluten-free cooking and exploring Bristol’s buzzing music scene.
Lucas Haynes is a cinematographer and videographer; with a passion for creativity, taking his work away from the industry standard, adding originality and bringing a new wave of social content to professional and passionate companies.
Maisie has joined Purplefish whilst studying for her master's degree in marketing and communications at the University of the West of England. In her spare time she likes travelling and exploring all of the places this world has to offer. Her favourite place so far is New York.
Alex has worked in the PR industry for 18 years in both client facing and internal management roles. During her time at Purplefish she has worked alongside Joanna as Operations Manager and has now taken on the position of Finance Manager. An avid Welsh rugby fan who loves to travel with her family and has a passion for vans.
Jessica joined Purplefish after graduating from the University of the West of England with an English Literature and Journalism degree. Originally from Devon, she loves country walks and is on a lifelong mission to find the best burger in Bristol.
Tom is a videographer and motion graphics designer. He loves to think outside the box and modernise and innovate the industry he works in. He often combines animation and videography to create unique visuals for clients.