Reliable, flexible, brave and fun to work with – our team are devoid of arrogance, yet quietly confident in their quest to challenge the status quo and help our clients outsmart the competition.

John Kimbell

Managing Director (UK & Australia)

John has worked at various agencies since 1997, including EHS Brann, Saatchi & Saatchi and Universal McCann, before co-founding Navigate in 2007. He has vast experience in both on and offline media and has worked across a variety of brands including Proctor & Gamble, Virgin Atlantic, Intel and More Th>n. He lives in Surrey, has 3 kids and spends too much time worrying about his beloved football team, Pompey.

Matt D’Alton

Managing Director (UK & Australia)

Co-founder and cycling fanatic Matt manages our affiliate management and paid search services. His experience spans over 20 years in both the publisher and agency worlds, and before founding Navigate, he led the UK PPC and Affiliate teams for at Universal McCann. A keen cyclist, Matt lives in Essex with his wife and 2 children.

Grant Allaway

Director

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 Miall

Director

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.

Sharan Cheema

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!

Tom Du Luart

Account Director

After completing his degree in International Business at Bristol UWE, Tom joined the media industry worked for Maxus and OMDUK where he managed Barclays UK and International accounts before joining Navigate. Outside of work Tom’s interests include football, rugby and skiing.

Jessica Hughes

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.

Roberta Toth

Account Executive

After completing her degree in Marketing at Australia’s University of Western Sydney, Roberta went 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.

Toni Honey

Affiliate Account Director

Toni graduated from Bucks New University with a degree in Journalism but moved into the world of Affiliate Marketing in 2013. Toni has well rounded experience in affiliate marketing having worked network, client and agency side, with knowledge in the luxury and retail vertical having worked with brands such as Alexander McQueen, LUISAVIAROMA, Fortnum & Mason, Stuart Weitzman and Anya Hindmarch. In her spare time she writes a lifestyle blog and runs around after her dog Freddie.

Filipa Portela

Account Manager

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.

Shamark Nur

Account Manager

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

Catherine West

Senior Account Manager

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.

David Glasgow

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.

Jack Ou

Account Executive

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

Jack Biram

Account Manager

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.

Shay Elhasoglu

Account Manager

Shay joined our biddable team in 2019 having previously held similar roles at Wavemaker and Manning Gottlieb OMD.

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