Meet The Team
Since 1998 Helen has worked on designing and delivering successful marketing strategies and high performance and digitally-led marketing programmes for the world’s leading conference and businesses organisers.
In 2014 Helen founded MPG with the vision to build the best conference and exhibition marketing team in the world.
Helen Coetzee Founder & CEO
Kirsty leads MPG’s team of event marketers and has a strong track record in exceptional management of complex event marketing projects across multiple continents.
Her focused, transparent and strategic approach is valued highly by clients – ensuring exceptional results are consistently delivered by MPG’s event marketing specialists, working in close collaboration with clients.
Kirsty Joynson Marketing Director – Global Events
George is responsible for MPG’s operations and innovation. He leads the training programme for new recruits and ensures our tools, systems and processes are constantly being improved to be ‘best in class’.
With an exceptional talent for digital and data-led strategies, platforms and methodologies, George works across all MPG projects to support the team in delivering great results for our clients.
George Mendham Director - Special Projects
A believer in keeping it simple, implementing the ‘quick wins’ & staying focused on the key strategic imperatives. Measuring to maximise efficiencies & ROI.
Data lead decision maker, advocate of technology driven processes and inspiring ultimate individual & team performance.
Derryn Coetzee Director
Magda is MPG’s leading expert in technology, analytics and data. She is also a trained expert on data privacy and compliance, including GDPR.
Magda has built a glowing reputation among MPG’s clients for her analytical approach and her ability to organise and integrate marketing technology and data assets to underpin solid marketing strategies and effective campaigns.
Magda Kasprzycka Director - Technology & Data
Heather is responsible for the marketing of some of our clients’ most exciting and fastest growing events. She has exceptional project management skills and is an excellent communicator. Heather also brings creative flair, design and copywriting skills to messaging and content creation. She is driven by the ‘buzz’ she gets from seeing the results of a successful event she has been involved with from start to finish.
Heather Whitman Senior Event Marketing Manager
Alicia is responsible for marketing a range of events for MPG’s clients all over the world. She has delivered highly successful marketing campaigns for both launch events and established shows. Alicia’s natural flair for digital marketing and analytics has ensured her rapid development as a highly effective marketer. Highly results-motivated, Alicia enjoys a challenge and gets a great deal of satisfaction from achieving strong growth for her clients’ events.
Alicia Drew Senior Event Marketing Manager
Dominic specialises in delivering key digital elements of clients’ marketing channels and campaigns, such as email marketing, SEO, PPC and social media. He is also responsible for MPG’s marketing across all channels.
Dominic particularly enjoys the challenge and reward of delivering excellent results with data-driven and digitally enabled marketing strategies and tactics.
Dominic Bird Senior Marketing Associate
With a Digital Project Management background in the Brand & Marketing industry, Lucy is experienced in delivering effective technical solutions to large and small-scale businesses alike.
Lucy has a sharp eye for detail and a particular enthusiasm for web design, development & optimisation, which enables her to best support our clients, in maximising the success of their digital marketing campaigns.
Lucy Peppercorn Senior Associate
Achraf is a creative at heart and after 5 years’ experience in graphic design and illustration, he found event marketing to be the ideal specialism – combining his flair for design and aptitude for data and analytics perfectly. As a Finance and Management graduate, Achraf is also continuing his studies delving into International Marketing and enjoys sharing his learnings with his colleagues and clients.
Achraf Kibir Senior Marketing Associate
Whilst studying International Fashion Branding, Molly developed her design and creative capabilities which spurs her passion for digital marketing. Molly soon discovered a talent for copywriting, content creation and campaign planning and it was whilst learning both traditional and modern marketing techniques that she gained an innovation award for a project she worked on. Molly is always looking for new technologies and how they can be applied to existing client marketing campaigns.
Molly Third Marketing Associate
Kyla is an accomplished digital marketer, expertly working with a wide range of marketing automation platforms and digital marketing channels and tools.
A true digital native, Kyla also supports the team in generating weekly client marketing performance reports, illustrating the return on investment gained through the targeted, data-driven campaigns MPG delivers.
Kyla Wright Senior Marketing Associate
After completing her MBA (with distinction), My found her passion for digital marketing and content creation. By combining business knowledge gained from her study and experience working in a market research firm, My has strong strategic and tactical understanding of a diverse range of marketing tools and techniques. As a quick learner with strong adaptability, My consistently delivers great results – and always with a winning smile!
My Le Marketing Associate
A strong communicator and marketing enthusiast, Marlies has chosen to focus on event marketing to further develop her versatile skillset. With a Masters in Communication Sciences gained in Belgium under her belt, Marlies spent a number of years working and travelling in Australia and New Zealand. She relishes a challenge and thoroughly enjoys working in MPG’s highly collaborative and dynamic environment.
Marlies Rottiers Marketing Associate
Polina discovered a passion for marketing whilst studying International Business Management at Bournemouth University. Her role at MPG means Polina can combine her creativity and with strong analytical thinking – helping MPG’s clients achieve event marketing success. Polina has been very fortunate to have lived in several countries, helping her develop excellent cultural awareness, communication and language skills – all very valuable when working in event marketing with MPG’s global client base.
Polina Shirokova Marketing Assistant
With a background in retail banking, Brad brings a strong understanding of effective customer communications to MPG. His keen interest in marketing motivated Brad to join MPG’s team and MPG’s intensive event marketing training programme has enabled Brad to deliver excellent value to a range of MPG’s clients globally. Brad loves a challenge and prides himself in setting high standards for himself and the projects he delivers.
Brad Marchant Marketing Assistant
As a Biochemistry graduate, Ibhadebhor has great analytical skills that she keenly applies to her projects. Her fondness for constantly learning and growing led her to MPG. Equipped with the skills developed through MPG’s intensive event marketing training programme, Ibi delivers high quality work for a range of MPG clients. She thoroughly enjoys the daily variety, challenge and satisfaction she gets from her role at MPG.
Ibhadebhor Obinyan Marketing Assistant
With prior experience in marketing, sales and events, Kristina finds her role in MPG an exciting combination of her diverse interests – from creativity and analytical thinking to technology, statistics, and psychology. From professional sports experience, Kristina developed a highly organised and detail-orientated mindset, as well as learning how to be a great team player. She enjoys challenges and sets high standards for her work, which helps to deliver outstanding results for MPG’s clients.
Kristina Dubrovskaya Marketing Assistant
Neil is an experienced graphic design who strives for excellence in clean, simple and beautiful design. Neil has vast creative and design experience in events and the media sector.
Neil Shand Graphic Designer
Stefan is MPG’s ‘go to person’ for all elements of web development strategy and implementation for our clients and valued partners. His expertise covers: Content Management Systems (CMS), eCommerce (Shopping Cart) Solutions, Event Websites, Online Booking Solutions, Social Networking, Forum Solutions and Mobile Applications. Stefan is the website strategist and lead developer for Marketing Pro Limited’s website development and support division.
Stefan Stanica Head of Web Applications
Loryn has extensive experience and a strong track record in developing effective, mobile enabled websites fully optimised for content marketing and client engagement. He has developed hundreds of event marketing websites, ecommerce solutions and content management systems. Loryn also develops and maintains websites for clients of Marketing Pro Limited’s website development and support services.