'Experienced and client focused...'
The shareholders and directors of fast.MAP have all held senior marketing positions in a client environment. It’s this experience that enables us to have complete empathy with our clients and your needs.
David Cole – Managing Director and Co-founder
David has 25 years of experience in the marketing industry. David has a Business Degree, a CIM diploma and the BDMA Diploma in Direct Marketing. He has worked in marketing agencies, a database bureau and was Head of Database Marketing at The Telegraph Group. Whilst at The Telegraph, David launched the UK’s first newspaper reader panel, and went on to co-found CCB providing online research to a wide range of high profile clients. David is widely quoted in the media as pioneering a practical straightforward and cost effective use of online research.
Paul Seabrook – Board Director, Head of Research and Co-founder
Formerly Head of Research for CCB, Paul brings a wealth of both client side and agency experience having work at senior levels within the automotive industry for 15 years. Paul has a Business Studies degree and a post-graduate diploma in Marketing from the CIM.
Anne Massey – Marketing
Anne has worked as a research analyst, writer and public relations practitioner in the marketing industry for more than 20 years; specialising in writing about management, databases, lists and market research. She has also worked as a designer, writer and editor in both the consumer and business press sectors, including as special reports editor of Campaign and Marketing magazines, launch editor and then features editor of Auto Express, editorial director of The North London Post Group and The Richmond & Kingston Advertiser Series and editor of Sales Promotion, Direct Response, Adline, DM Week and Computers in Sales and Marketing. PR clients have included The Daily Telegraph, the EDMA, Sybase, Brann and Valassis.
Tony has a London Business School MBA and a 25-year career in the direct response industry, establishing EMAP Direct Response in 1983, starting NDL International (now part of Acxiom’s lifestyle data company) in 1985, and joining the Board of The Daily Telegraph in 1994, where he built the highly profitable data-driven ventures. Founder of the DMA (UK) and its first deputy Chairman, and deputy chairman of the European Direct Marketing Association. In 1999, he was elected an Honorary Lifetime Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing. In November 2003, readers of UK’s Precision Marketing magazine voted him one of the ten most influential individuals in UK Direct Marketing over the last 15 years. Tony is not involved in day to day business.