We are Republic of Media . We’re media people, but we’re not like the rest.


We’re Freethinkers – working with clients to deliver media effectiveness and manage transformation. Born in the digital age, we are the fastest growing media agency in the UK.

From offices in Manchester and Edinburgh we build relationships rather than silos. Our values guide our culture: we are Progressive, Open, Positive, United and Agile.

We are inventors and creators, combining talent and data to produce results. It’s a brave new world and anything’s possible. Liberate yourself.

Meet our team


Our team are our greatest asset. We recruit smart, creative people then we give them the freedom and support to produce transformational results – that’s Freethinking. Our purpose is to find a better way of doing things that’s right for our clients and our staff. Unconstrained by trading deals, and powered by a culture of innovation and agility. We are inventors and creators. We have some of the most experienced strategists, planners and buyers in the country working hands-on with brand owners to make a tangible, commercial difference.

Join the Team
  • Stuart Feather Chair - The Freethinking Group
  • Simon Crunden CEO - The Freethinking Group / Managing Director - Republic of Media
  • Gill Jarvie Director of Client Services, Edinburgh
  • Leigh Herbert Director of Client Services, Manchester
  • Simon Watson Director of Digital
  • Dean Mckinney Finance Director - Republic of Media
  • Deborah Mackay Business Director
  • Hannah Jones Business Director
  • Carl Brady Director - The Freethinking Group
  • Leasa Doran AV Executive
  • Nickie Wilson Accounts Manager
  • Claire Mathieson Business Director
  • Jan Cerretti AV Account Director
  • Graeme Sneddon Credit Controller
  • Alex Brown Business Director
  • Laura Maguire Head of Research and Insight
  • Martin Wilson Account Director
  • Ryan Johnstone Digital Account Director
  • Justyna Korpala Digital Account Director
  • Laura Behan Deputy Head of AV
  • Aiguste Mockute Account Director
  • Francesca Coia Digital Planning Account Director
  • George Frielick Business Director
  • Oonagh Rusling Account Director
  • Lucia Balsa Paid Search Account Director
  • Will Pearson Account Director
  • Anthony Norris Digital Account Director
  • Katie Bunting Digital Account Director
  • Emily Bryson Digital Media Manager
  • Matthew Palfreyman Digital Media Manager
  • Anya Subberwal Senior Digital Manager
  • Lauren Conaty Senior AV Manager
  • Helen Lomax Senior Comms Planning Manager
  • Megan Connell AV Account Director
  • Dionne McComish Comms Planning Manager
  • Jack Robb Comms Planning Manager
  • Ainsley Hart Account Director
  • Ruby Deans Account Manager
  • Amy Wardle Account Manager
  • Naomi Hancock Management Accountant
  • Peter Rancati Digital Media Executive
  • Callum Whitten Digital Media Executive
  • Jay Hopkinson AV Coordinator
  • Lily McCarthy Comms Planning Executive
  • Brittany Flood Comms Planning Executive
  • Eddie Price Digital Media Executive
  • Keri Sinclair Office Manager
  • Ciara McCartney Digital Media Executive
  • Angeline Umba AV Executive
  • Eion Smith Paid Search Executive
  • Sailor Parsons Comms Planning Executive
  • Emma Armstrong AV Executive
  • Charlie Rickard Digital Media Assistant
  • Havanna Duncan Digital Media Assistant
  • Sophie Lamont Comms Planning Assistant
  • Amy Wilson Comms Planning Assistant
  • Ann-Kathrin Pfleging Comms Planning Assistant

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