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The Team.

We're r//evolution ...and what we do best is help businesses to grow profitably and sustainably. There's no one size fits all here - everything we do is aligned to our client's growth ambitions. Tailor-made for maximum impact where it matters most.

Gill Burgess

Managing Director

r//evolution is Gill's pride and joy. She established the company in 2002 and is a constant inspiration to the team - guiding our staff and clients to significant successes.

Gill is passionate about driving innovative growth and excellent customer service. She's also a big Pilates fan and can be found tending to her lovely garden in the warmer months.


  • Bad manners
  • Dark mornings
  • Heights

Adam Blenkinsop


Adam leads large-scale revenue growth and digital transformation projects for a range of high-performing clients.

With the ability to see the big picture, Adam drives innovation and rapid growth through the implementation of cutting-edge tools and approaches. He's big on all things sporty, especially football and rally driving.


  • Musicals
  • Lazy days
  • Traffic and reckless drivers

Cathy Atkinson

Account Director

Cathy is responsible for building strong client relationships with key stakeholders. She brings a wealth of account management and project delivery experience from digital and creative marketing agencies, working across multiple sectors with national and global clients.

As a champion of human centred design, Cathy provides UX strategic direction through discovery and the project lifecycle, with a sharp focus on digital solutions which meet users needs and clients business objectives.


  • Hats
  • Snakes
  • Lifts

Ros Haverson

Head of Design

With an inventive mind and an eye for contemporary branding, Ros loves design in any form. She delivers powerful results whatever the brief. 

Away from the office, she can be found taking on an energetic fitness class or enjoying the region's cultural scene. She's currently making the rest of the office jealous by planning an exciting holiday to Greece!


  • Bananas
  • Spreadsheets
  • Lifts

Chris Glancey

Head of Online Marketing

Chris loves all things digital marketing. CIM and DMI certified, he loves to put his marketing knowledge to test and help clients achieve fantastic results.

Away from work, he can often be found watching Sunderland play, and regularly lose, as well as attempting to play cricket in the summer.


  • Rude people
  • Arrogant people
  • Dawdlers

Steph Hudson


A clever clogs when it comes to all things design with a Masters in Communication Design and a BA in Graphic Design, Steph works wonders for our clients.

Steph has a designers brain and a background in both traditional marketing collateral and digital channels - she also has the cutest labradoodle we’ve ever seen...


  • The word hate
  • Dentists
  • Heights

Byren Atkinson

front-end developer

Byren is the digital know-it-all you want in your corner - highly skilled, ambitious and knowledgeable, he's a key part of our web team and our clients love his friendly nature! 

Away from work, Byren can often be found playing football for his local team Ellington Plough or playing video games on his popular Twitch channel.


  • Reckless Drivers
  • Slow Walkers
  • Loud Talking

Ben Bridgeman

Web Developer

Ben came to r//evolution with a background in Graphic Design & Illustration. However, after discovering a passion for coding transferred his skills into web development. He is keen to learn new technologies and perfect his current disciplines.

Ben quotes Lord of the Rings references for no apparent reason and is currently the undisputed champion of Super Smash Bros in the office.


  • Losing at PC Games
  • Baking gone wrong
  • Rain (when in it)
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