Founder
Green Square

Tony brings a wealth of experience from within the marketing communications sector, not only across mergers & acquisitions, but also in a strategic advisory capacity. He has led transactions across many marcomms disciplines including digital PR, corporate comms, branding, experiential, research, sponsorship and healthcare advertising. He has also advised many agencies on growth strategy and preparing for sale.

Having started his career in investment banking with Midland Group and HSBC, he subsequently became CFO of the US tech company Unisys’s largest UK discipline. He moved into marketing services in 1997, leading a 3i-backed MBO and merging CLK and Michael Peters to form the leading independent design and communications agency, Corporate Edge. He further augmented the business with a number of strategic acquisitions prior to selling the company to an Australian listed marketing communications group in 2007, realising an 11x return for investors.

Tony is a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Corporate Treasurer. He founded the multi-award winning M&A boutique Green Square in 2008.

Judging panel

Alex Luff

Managing Director
Omobono UK

Andrew Moss

Partner
Green Square

Anna Dalziel

Marketing Director
Momentum Worldwide

Ben Stephens

Chief Executive
STACK

David Skerrett

Managing Partner
Nimbletank

Jennifer Scott

 
 

Jo Coughlin

Director of New Business
Mediator

Libby Child

Co-Founder
Greengrass

Maddy Cooper

Founding Partner
Brilliant Noise

Mark Boyd

Co-founder
Gravity Road

Mark Iremonger

CEO
iCrossing UK

Neil Duncan

Managing Director - Media
Ebiquity

Rob Shaw

CEO (UK & Australia)
Jaywing

William Lidstone

Chief Marketing Officer
Razorfish

Craig Smith

Marketing Director
SapientNitro

Fiona Hazell

Director of Communications and Engagement
Breast Cancer Now

Jane Nicholas

Brand Manager
B&Q