Who came?

Claire Elsworth

Creative Business Director @ Reprise Digital UK

Milton Elias

Head of Mobile & Video at News UK

Andrew Muzzelle

Digital Media Director, Nectar & i2C

Alistair Campbell

Executive Creative Director at We Are Social

Simon Bone

Founder At Zoom Labs

Alex Kirkpatrick

Managing Partner at Incite

Wendy Aitken

Marketing Excellence Director at Unilever

Ashley Krupnik

Global Senior Social Strategist at Ogilvy & Mather

Matt Drew

Corporate Development, Strategy, Innovation

Piero Frescobaldi

Chairman, cofounder at UNIT9, UNIT9 Films and UNIT9 Apps



Jason Wills

Marketing Director, Freelance

Alex Mecklenburg

Creative Business Consultant and Grit Coach

Nick Foster

Marketing Director,CrowdBnk

Johanna Champion

Investor and NED

Ken Valledy

CEO t2b (Tech2Brand) Limited

Seb Timpson

Board member, Pageant Media

Robert Doubal

Co-President and CCO McCann London

Dan Calladine

Head of Media Futures at Carat Global Management

Natasha Billing

Head of Proposition & Trade Marketing at ASOS.com

Hannah Matthews

Managing Partner, Karmarama

Jonathan Bartley

Partner, RPC

Dan Thwaites

Chief Strategy Officer Tug

Lins Karnes

Partner, Production & Delivery at The Liberty Guild

Sadie Bell

Life Sorter & Officer of Time to Richard Fearn

Richard Fearn

Director at the Friday Club London and early stage tech investor

Dave Armstrong

Consumer Marketing Director, Google

Darren Henderson

General Manager, Set Live

Gavin White

Founder & Creative Director We Are Shuffle | The Full English

Paul Armstrong


Katya Escala

Director of Communications

Laurence Thomson

Co President & Chief Creative Officer at McCann

Adam Lotz

Strategy consultant and CEO at Avails.Media

Justin Cross

Head of BLINK Innovation @ MediaCom

Christopher Anandan

Tech & Innovation Associate Director at MediaCom

Alberto Macciani


Matt Longley

Client Director



Stephen Molloy

Co-founder | Commercial Director

Olivia Silcock

Product Innovation at Telefonica

Jack Moolark

Creative Director Omnifi

Daianna Karaian

Founder and Chief Executive at Thoughtful

Melanie Mercier

Founder & CEO at Nattr

Matt Wells

The Brains at The Friday Club

Jeff Macdonald

Culture and Effectiveness Partner at Core Purpose

Jeremy Ettinghausen

Creative Innovation Consultant.

Sam Fresco

Strategy Director & Partner, Wildish & Co.

Chris Jefford

Co-founder / Managing Director

Barney Worfolk-Smith

Co-Founder Belonging Studio : Venture Partner, Ascension Ventures

Deb Hennessy

Tech Investor, Marketing and Business Development Director





Tim Sparke

Partner Congregation Partners

Peter Dolukhanov

Managing Director at Nice Agency / Group CTO at Karmarama

Ben Sargent

jHub Director, Ministry of Defence

Jack Brough

Creative at Joint London

Nick Armitage

Operations Partner at Nonsense London

How to get involved

We like to think that what makes a FCL event special is the talent & experience of our members, both our mentors and the entrepreneurs. It’s why we spend so much time hunting down the country’s most talented to join us. If you back yourself and your talents then please read on about how you can get involved.

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Here’s what some lovely people said when we stood over them looking scary…

The Friday Club is London’s worst kept secret of an opportunity. It’s fun, inspiring and connects us with industry thought leaders while exposing us to some of the smartest new business and technology ventures in London today.

Jen Smith

Head of Planning & Strategy, Maxus

The Friday club is incredible & annoying. Incredible because of all the thinkers & doers you're exposed to, and annoying because you didn't think to organise it yourself.

Rob Doubal

Co-president & COO, McCann