WCRS

London, United Kingdom

Basic Info

Core Competencies: Marketing/Creative Services, Strategy and Planning

Founded in: 1979

Network:

Employees: 198

Awards: 243

Creative Work: 119

Clients: 22


Contact Information

60 Great Portland Street
London W1W 7RT
United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 020 3128 6000
Email:
Website:

Olenka Lawrenson

Olenka Lawrenson

Marketing Director

Phone: (+44) (0) 20 3128 8005

Core Competencies: Marketing/Creative Services, Strategy and Planning

Founded in: 1979

Network:

Employees: 198

Awards: 243

Creative Work: 119

Clients: 22

WCRS

60 Great Portland Street
London W1W 7RT
United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 020 3128 6000
Email:
Website:
Olenka Lawrenson

Olenka Lawrenson

Marketing Director

Phone: (+44) (0) 20 3128 8005

WCRS Leadership and Team Members

Matt Edwards

New Business

Matt Edwards

Chief Executive Officer

Matt Edwards graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics before starting his career with Saatchi & Saatchi, at the time the UK’s leading ad agency. After 6 years of launching Toyota cars and learning FMCG marketing from Procter & Gamble, Matt Edwards was hired by Lowe in 2000 where he ran the flagship Stella Artois account. During that time Stella Artois won numerous creative and marketing awards including four Cannes Lions, the BTAA Grand Prix and the Marketing Society Grand Prix.;WCRS hired Matt Edwards to be their New Business and Marketing Director in 2005 where he joined the new, post-MBO management team. By 2008 WCRS had added more than £100m of new business billings, rising from 18th to 6th place in the Nielsen rankings. Matt Edwards became Managing Director of Engine at the beginning of 2009 and was part of the team responsible for the development of Engine ‘s ‘best in class under one roof’ model for integration. In 2011 Matt was promoted to the role of Chief Executive of WCRS, Engine ‘s creative agency.

Annie Gallimore

Annie Gallimore

Managing Director

Billy Faithfull

Billy Faithfull

Chief Creative Officer

Matt Willifer

Matt Willifer

Chief Strategy Officer

Phone: (+44) 020 7543 3850

Olenka Lawrenson

New Business, Public Relations

Olenka Lawrenson

Marketing Director

Phone: (+44) (0) 20 3128 8005

Emma Marsland

New Business

Emma Marsland

Managing Partner

Leon Jaume

Leon Jaume

Executive Creative Director

Leon is currently enjoying his third stint at WCRS having left us once to start his own agency and then again in 1995 to join O&M, where having turned the Ford car brand's advertising around, he was soon promoted to Deputy Creative Director.
In 1998, Leon was lured back to WCRS as Joint Creative Director, partnering his long-term friend and colleague, Rooney Carruthers.
Following Rooney's departure in 2001, Leon took sole responsibility for the department as Executive Creative Director until the beginning of this year, when he hired Leslie Ali from BMP to be his partner and share the role of Joint Executive Director

Louise Hayward

New Business

Louise Hayward

Acting Head of New Business & Marketing

Torie Wilkinson

Torie Wilkinson

Managing Partner

Dino Burbidge

Dino Burbidge

Director of Tech and Innovation

Elisa Edmonds

Elisa Edmonds

Head of Planning

Matt  Rhodes

Matt Rhodes

Head of Digital Strategy

Carolina Gutierrez Vargas

Carolina Gutierrez Vargas

Head of Account Management

Grant Parker

Grant Parker

Head of Art & Creative Director

Fey Daly

Fey Daly

Operations Director

Sally Lipsius

Sally Lipsius

Head of Broadcast Production