Talent and track record

Leadership

Flintlock is led by experienced and highly motivated brand marketers Tasha Gladman and Graham Appleyard. Their track record and client list is a testament to their ability and skill.  Combined with their personable, collaborative style, and strategic focus it makes them a winning ingredient in getting business brands growing.

The Right Team

Our flexible approach means you can access people with the right skills, whenever you need. We can come in-house at leadership level, take on a specific project, or form a bolt-on team for your business. The people in our Flintlock associate network are selected for their talent, energy and team attitude.  Always ready to get to work, create and collaborate to produce marketing excellence, we make it a lot of fun along the way too.

Tasha Gladman

Co-Founder

Tasha is a highly creative brand marketer with an entrepreneurial spirit. Her career extends over 25 years in leading and pivotal roles in the industry. An inspirational leader, with vast amounts of energy, she consistently delivers success for her clients through a combination of a compelling vision, new positioning, bold communications and a clear innovation roadmap. The list of household name brands and ambitious SMEs that work with her is long and illustrious (Tesco, Unilever, B&Q, Boots and Hovis, to name a few). CEOs, CMOs, business owners and their teams love to work with her, and she has lately been described as "world class" by a leading agency.

Outside of Flintlock, she serves as NED for the Royal Yachting Association, and advisor to several start-ups, where she offers her skills to encourage young businesses to get out of the branding starting blocks.

Graham Appleyard

Co-Founder

Graham is a commercially astute brand marketer with bags of positive energy. With over 25 years experience leading brand and commercial teams around the world he is recognised for his strategic rigour and his passion for great execution.

He is a dynamic leader who has an innate ability to build strong relationships across organisations and this, combined with his positive influence and a good dose of pragmatism have helped create significant impact on client performance.

His collaborations span brand positioning, customer proposition and marketing & communications projects for multiple household name brands including, most recently, Co-op, Guinness, Dulux, Caffe Nero, Boots and Lipton Iced Tea.

Graham also works with a number of start up businesses and away from Flintlock he takes time to educate future marketers; visiting schools to talk about the industry, available career options and the power of speaking a second language.

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