Digital marketing is in our DNA – and we can help it get into yours. Navigate has the ideal blend of experience, expertise and innovative thinking.
Managing Partner & Director
Co-founder and cycling fanatic Matt manages our affiliate management and paid search services. His experience spans over 13 years in both the publisher and agency worlds, and before founding Navigate, he led the UK search and affiliate teams for six years at Universal McCann.
Managing Partner & Director
John has worked at various agencies since 1997, including EHS Brann, Saatchi & Saatchi and Universal McCann, before co-founding Navigate in 2007. He oversees the agency’s media planning and buying team, and ensures an integrated offering for clients. He lives in Surrey, has 3 kids and spends too much time worrying about his beloved football team, Portsmouth.
Client Services Director
Sharan joined Navigate in 2009 from OMDUK. Her current role involves ensuring the performance marketing and media planning teams are working closely together, and developing the long-term vision and digital strategy for our clients. Her third degree black belt in kickboxing is also a useful client management tool!
Alastair began his career in the exciting world of Accounting & Finance before moving across to the Digital World. After 3 ½ years at Webgains as a Key Account Manager, Alastair joined Navigate in 2014.
Group Head & Director (Australia)
David joined us in 2018 and is responsible for the day to day management of our Sydney office. He has been working in affiliate marketing for over 9 years having started his career at Webgains, where he spent his last 2 years heading up their main account management department. He then worked client side as eCommerce Manager for Monster.co.uk before moving to Sydney in 2017.
Shamark started his career in Performance Marketing in 2013 where he worked with a wide range of advertisers and affiliates at Tradedoubler. He is a technology enthusiast with a strong focus on marketing and the multi-channel experience. In his current role Shamark is responsible for managing and cultivating strong affiliate relationships across a range of Navigate's clients
Senior Account Manager
After completing her degree in Mathematics at Swansea University, Jessica has worked in a digital planning role across a range of clients including Danone, Mitsubishi, Prostate Cancer UK and Tiffany & Co, before joining Navigate. A keen traveller, Jessica enjoys bouldering, Brazilian barbeques and speaking questionable Spanish.
After completing her Marketing degree at Australia’s University of Western Sydney, Roberta went on to work in the marketing team of one of Australia’s leading women’s fashion retailers before moving to the UK in 2017. Roberta joined the team in 2018 and works across our Media Planning & Buying and Affiliate teams.
Jack joined the team in 2018 after a spell travelling and teaching English in Malaysia, having previously worked in Paid Search roles at TMP and Mindshare. Jack has a degree in French Studies from the University of Warwick.
Filipa joined the team in 2018 after navigating her way through digital marketing at House of Fraser for over 3 years and has experience across Email Marketing, Paid Search and Affiliates. Outside of work Dancing, travelling and going to the gym are her passions and she cannot live without a good mac and cheese.
After completing his degree majoring in Marketing at Australia’s University of Sydney, Jack made his move into the marketing world working for the podcast ‘Property Investory’ and IKEA before joining our Affiliate team in 2018. Outside of the digital marketing bubble, Jack’s interests include football, gaming and Japanese culture
Shay joined our biddable team in 2019 having previously held similar roles at Wavemaker and Manning Gottlieb OMD.
Senior Account Manager (Mat Leave)
Catherine began her career in affiliate marketing working at a cashback publisher in Austria, before moving to London in 2014. There, she worked at Rakuten Linkshare as an Account Manager, managing accounts for high street department stores and luxury retailers. Catherine joined the Navigate Affiliate team in April 2016.
Grant has worked in digital advertising for almost 20 years. He started his career at leading B2B publisher Reed Elsevier and spent most of the last decade jointly running the UK's leading digital sales house, AD2ONE.
Julian previously worked at Reed Business Information, first joining as a graduate in 1997. His other interests include investments in a wide range of start-up businesses and a keen interest in sports and travel.
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