The Team

The Academy Team

Our UK programmes are sponsored by:

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McKinsey & Company

Meet the Team

Here’s a little information about our Trustees, Directors & Leadership Team
  • Felicity Cumming, Programme Lead for The Fellowship
  • Sally Cowdry, Trustee
  • Oli Barrett, Head of International Development
  • Emma Bird, US Program Launch Lead
  • Daryl Fielding, CEO - The Marketing Academy Foundation
  • Terry Savage, Global Chairman
  • Alexander Haitoglou, Chair of the Alumni Foundation
  • Michaela Wells, Global Programme Administrator
  • Phil Rumbol, Chairman UK Trustees
  • Emma Harris, Trustee - The Marketing Academy Foundation
  • Katherine Tulpa, Coaching Faculty Leader
  • Victoria Sindermann, US Program Director (Interim)
  • Taylor Hill, Scholarship Programme Manager
  • Mark Ritson, Board Director
  • Syl Saller CBE, Board Director
  • Sherilyn Shackell, Founder & CEO of The Marketing Academy
  • Thomas Barta, Fellowship Faculty Leader
  • Ellie Hillman, Head of Marketing and Events
  • Mike Hughes, Trustee
  • Steve Back, Trustee
  • Marcus Lorenzo, Global Partnerships Director
  • Sarah Ellis, Director of Inspire

Academy People

Featured Fellow


Simon Michaelides, CMO, UKTV

A board level business leader, with diverse experience gained both client & agency side, across multiple geographies & industries, including Broadcast Entertainment, Management Consultancy, and…

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Featured Scholar

The Scholarship – a 9 month, free, part time programme for 30 of the UK’s fastest rising stars in Marketing, Advertising, Media and Communications.

The Fellowship – Equips CMO’s and Marketing Directors with the tools, knowledge and insight to make the move onto Boards and into General Management / MD / CEO roles.

12 month full paid Marketing Apprenticeship for young adults who because of challenging backgrounds, lack qualifications or poor life choices are normally overlooked for this kind of work experience