Digital Marketing Director

Nick’s worked with search marketing since 2005, when he started off his career as an entrepreneur, setting up an eCommerce business that was shortlisted for the prestigious Northern Young Entrepreneurs awards in 2007. Subsequently, he moved to the corporate world, taking his digital marketing know how and entrepreneur passion to help transform and accelerate the digital marketing at some of the worlds largest and most respected businesses.

As a well rounded digital marketing expert, he has extensive experience designing sophisticated customer acquisition and retention strategies that deliver results, proven across many industries he was worked; Retail (Fashion, General Merchandise, Grocery), iGaming and Financial services.

Nick currently leads the SEO, Digital Marketing & CRM at Missguided across multiple markets, providing expertise to help the business scale to new heights and stay ahead of competitors. Prior to joining Missguided, Nick led the global customer acquisition and media teams at Betsson Group in Malta, one of the worlds largest gambling companies, working across all 16 Brands and 13 markets. During his tenure at Betsson, Nick was responsible for the in-house media teams and was able to drive both significant optimisation results as well as operational efficiencies.

Before Betsson, Nick was successful growing his career at ASDA, where his passion for ad-tech and measurement matured. During his time leading ASDA's Media Group he and his team were responsible for significant transformation to become one of the UK’s most sophisticated digital advertisers and retail publishers which included the collaboration with Walmart eCommerce in Silicon Valley to develop and roll out WMX, Walmart's proprietary DMP, across the UK market which enabled advanced media targeting and new income streams from some of the worlds largest FMCG businesses (Unilever, Nestle, Pepsi Co et al).

A true well rounded digital expert, experienced board room presenter and highly recommended keynote speaker.

Judging panel

Ravleen Beeston

Head of Sales

Niki Grant

Search Director

Luis Navarrete Gómez

Head of Global Search Marketing
LEGO Group

Rebecca Weeks

Head of Organic Performance
Manning Gottlieb OMD

Allyson Griffiths

Head of Strategy & Planning

Neil Dickson

SEO Manager
Hearst UK

Claudia Ziegenbein

Head of Paid Search
MediaCom UK

Curtis Sinclair

Head of Biddable

Tim Vickery

Head of SEO (Europe)
Samsung Electronics

Richard Keenan-Heard

Head of SEO

Cristina Sagarduy

VP Performance Marketing

Dewi Nawasari 

European Head of SEO

Rob Pierre

Chief Executive Officer

Michelle Wilding

Head of SEO & Content
Telegraph Media Group

Emily Van Lierop

Global Head of Search and Social
Volkswagen at PHD Global

John Stuchfield

Head of Paid Search
Havas Media Group

Nick Bamber

Digital Marketing Director