Meet The Team

Cobb Digital was founded in 2013 after James Dempster, then a Commercial Director in private healthcare, formed a partnership with Cobb PR’s own Tim Cobb. Beginning as a healthcare agency, we soon evolved to encompass a variety of sectors, bringing new team members on board as we went.

Our team is comprised of experts in their field, who work closely together to ensure that all channels support one another. They love what they do, and they’ll make you love it too.

Find out who they all are, and check out their mugshots.

Daniel Ball

Daniel Ball

Social Media & Creative Exec.

Dan joined us as an intern – and we’ve not quite been able to shake him! With a background in Design but a with passion for learning he’s found his feet in the visually rich modern Digital Marketing world. Predominantly supporting the paid media team, he’s most at home creating visuals, however his can do attitude seen him fitting in amongst the whole team.

What is your favourite quote?
“I don’t really think, I just walk.” – Paris Hilton

What is your favourite sweet?
Not really a sweet but put a Packet of Chocolate Hobnobs in front of me and they’ll be gone in 5 minutes.

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Action Bronson

Rachael Burns

Rachael Burns

Senior Paid Social Executive

After graduating with a Law degree and working in a London firm, Rachael changed career paths and has since worked in digital marketing. She previously gained experience in paid social, native marketing, conversion rate optimisation, and account management and now focuses on Paid Social. Her legal background taught her great analytical and problem-solving skills and she combines these with her creative side and keen interest in social media to optimise campaigns to their full potential. In her spare time, she loves a boxset binge and trying out new restaurants.

What is your favourite quote?
“Nothing worth having comes easy.” – Theodore Roosevelt

What is your favourite sweet?
Anything Cadbury related

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Michael Scott

Camilla Chapman

Camilla Chapman

Email Marketing Executive

Having graduated with a degree in Multimedia Journalism, Camilla has spent three years in digital and email marketing, where she combines her love for writing with an understanding of what works to engage audiences online through email. She has learnt many key skills and is always keen to learn new ones; never stop learning is one of her mottos! In her spare time she is a massive football fan, loves to travel and is a keen photographer.

What is your Favourite quote?
“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

What is your favourite Sweet?
Maltesers

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Tim Peake

James Dempster

James Dempster

Managing Director

James has worked in the Marketing and PR sectors for approaching 10 years. In 2013 he teamed up with the vastly experienced Tim Cobb (Cobb PR) to form Cobb Healthcare (a full service Marketing and PR agency for healthcare professionals) and Cobb Digital (a Digital Marketing agency aimed at helping all sectors create powerful online campaigns).

Experienced, with a track record of understanding markets and developing successful campaigns to wow customers and win profitable new business, he knows how to help clients achieve their commercial goals.

What is your favourite quote?
“Success is dependent on effort.” – Sophocles

What is your favourite Sweet?
Black Jacks

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Alexander the Great

Lawrence Greenlee

Lawrence Greenlee

Senior Website Opt. Exec.

As our Natural Search Executive, Lawrence is a versatile and inquisitive jack of all trades. His strong analytical skills and methodical approach to SEO mean that he provides our clients with thorough work and ideas that are always rooted in solid data – meaning strong, positive results.
His academic background is in literature, but a love of data and mathematics has given him a knack for analysis and research, with a strong imagination and sharp creative focus. In his spare time he writes poetry and walks along Brighton beach – a true romantic at heart.

What is your favourite quote?
“Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” – Oscar Wilde

What is your favourite sweet?
Liquorice

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Patti Smith

Josh Humphreys

Josh Humphreys

Senior Account Manager

Josh has over 8 years digital marketing and advertising account management experience across agencies in Brighton and London. Working at Cobb Digital brings together his range of experience and he always puts his clients first. Following a year out to travel across S.E Asia and New Zealand, he’s now fully settled back into beautiful Brighton.

What is your favourite quote?
“If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain” – Dolly Parton.

What is your favourite sweet?
Apple Drumstick lolly.

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Is it too cheesy to say ‘My Wife?’ – Okay then…. Ryan Reynolds.

Lauren Isaacs

Lauren Isaacs

Creative Engagement Manager

Coming from a background in Marketing and PR, Lauren’s varied skill-set translate to form a diverse and creative Account Executive here at Cobb Digital. With experience creating online social media strategies for a variation of companies, she knows what works online to engage audiences and to achieve the best results.

Lauren’s experience in Email Marketing enables her to create strategic, dynamic and individual digital marketing campaigns to maximise ROI with measurable results. Lauren is a positive individual, determined to make your online presence thrive.

What is your favourite quote?
“Ideas come from everything” – Alfred Hitchcock

What is your favourite sweet?
Daim Bar

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Ricky Gervais and Ollie his cat

Sammy Paget

Sammy Paget

Content Executive

Sammy’s background has varied from agency PR and in-house student communications to coffee shop management and retail, instilling a good commercial awareness and a strong interest in consumer behaviour that lends itself to the content she produces. After focusing on the varying consumer motivations when choosing a coffee shop for her undergraduate research project, Sammy discovered a passion for writing that led her to found a food blog based around dining and coffee culture in Brighton.

An avid foodie and seasoned coffee connoisseur, she loves nothing more than recommending new spots to eat and will dominate most conversations with the topic of food. Or dogs. Or Harry Potter.

What is your favourite quote?
“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.” – Albus Dumbledore

What is your favourite sweet?
Any form of sugar covered fruit jelly

If you could have any dinner guest who would it be?
Chrissy Teigen

Christian Ryan

Christian Ryan

Online Director

Christian has worked in the online marketing industry since 2006. During this time he has built up expertise across SEO, PPC, social media and email marketing. Christian is a data driven marketeer who strongly believes that gut feeling is no substitute for fact.

Before joining in Cobb Digital Christian worked in house for a leading email marketing company in the UK and before that a leading advertising agency in Sydney. Since joining Cobb Digital he has been instrumental in helping our fantastic clients achieve outstanding results.

What is your favourite quote?
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein

What is your favourite sweet?
Peanut Kitty

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Alan Partridge

Chloe Seabrook

Chloe Seabrook

Paid Media Executive

Chloe’s been working in marketing for over four years, most recently in the travel and leisure industry before deciding to focus on paid media. She enjoys the ever-changing digital landscape and being able to continually learn new skills in response to this.

Chloe always likes to have a city break to look forward to and a new restaurant to try out.

What is your favourite quote?

“I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.” David Attenborough

What is your favourite sweet?

Any of the Candy Kittens sweets.

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?

Louis Theroux

Elin Smith

Elin Smith

Administration Assistant

Having worked in both Cardiff and London, Elin left the green, green grass of home, to settle in Brighton, and joined Cobb Digital after a sabbatical of 5 years raising a young family. With a background of working in both the public and private sectors, within the fields of service delivery, customer service, project and contract management, Elin has now risen to the challenge of managing MD James’ life as his PA.

What is your favourite quote?

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters” Audrey Hepburn

What is your favourite sweet?

Raspberry Ruffles

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?

Sir Tom Jones

Suzanne Taylor

Suzanne Taylor

Website Optimisation Manager

Suze has worked in the digital marketing industry since 2006 creating and delivering robust on-page optimisation strategies that encompass ethical SEO, user experience and conversion rate tactics.

Suze has a background in psychology and by combining data with cognitive principles and customer insight, this allows us to focus our digital solutions around the end-customer. Always keen to get straight down to the needs of each client, she is able to develop bespoke strategies that maximise return on investment and help clients achieve success against their objectives

What is your favourite quote?
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

What is your favourite sweet?
A fruit sherbet

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Noel Fielding

Sophie Turner

Sophie Turner

Senior Paid Search Executive

Sophie has a real thirst for knowledge, with a “computer says yes” mentality. She has in-depth practice in creating PPC and paid social campaigns, analysing current and upcoming digital trends and monitoring the key performance indicators of a digital campaign. After graduating with a first-class degree in Marketing and Advertising, Sophie embarked upon her dream of travelling around the world.

What is your favourite quote?
“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” – Walt Disney

What is your favourite sweet?
Percy Pigs

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
James Corden

Kate Waddleton

Kate Waddleton

Senior Account Manager

Kate has over 8 years’ experience in content, retail marketing and account management, with a passion for creativity and a keen eye for details. She delights in delivering the best possible service to her clients and has a solid grounding in marketing best-practice across digital media. Outside of work Kate is a keen bibliophile and crafter, often found browsing her favourite art galleries, sewing and buying more books than she could ever possibly read!

What is your favourite quote?
“Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences.” – Sylvia Plath

What is your favourite sweet?
Jazzies.

If you could have any dinner guest, who would it be?
Right now, Deborah Frances-White, so we could wear glittery capes and talk guilty feminism for hours.

Mr Biscuit

Mr Biscuit

Head of Security & Wellbeing

I really like running and licking and barking and eating.

What is your favourite quote?
GOOD BOY!

If you could have any dinner guest who would it be?
Oh oh oh dinner I love dinner!