The Team.

We're r//evolution - the r//esults agency. Our experienced team have a whopping 140 years worth of industry experience - rest assured you're in the very best hands.

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 innovative marketing and excellent customer service. She's also a big Pilates fan and can be found tending to her lovely garden in the warmer months.

Dislikes

  • Bad manners
  • Dark mornings
  • Heights

Adam Blenkinsop

Director

Adam leads large-scale digital projects, online and inbound marketing campaigns, and new business.

With the ability to see the big picture, Adam drives innovation through the implementation of cutting-edge tools and bespoke delivery platforms. He's big on all things sporty, especially football and is about to take on his second Great North Run for charity.

Dislikes

  • Musicals
  • Lazy days
  • Traffic and reckless drivers

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!

Dislikes

  • Bananas
  • Spreadsheets
  • Lifts

Anna Graham

Head of Communications

A PR professional with a love of all things Harry Potter, Anna works her magic to coax good news out of our clients.

With ten years of experience managing PR and marketing campaigns, Anna keeps the comms team running with excellent customer service and remarkable r//esults.

She's launched airline routes, national integrated campaigns and engaging stakeholder events over the years.

Dislikes

  • Avocado
  • Football
  • Loud chewing

Sam Leaver

Head of Development

Sam loves 'proper' coffee - so he's quite particular when it comes to a cuppa. He's got 15 years of industry experience, meaning he's best placed to lead our digital team.

He oversees our web projects from start to finish, ensuring all things digital work like a dream. He's currently renovating a house and spends much of his spare time driving diggers about in his garden.

Dislikes

  • Rhubarb
  • Oysters
  • Simply Red

Helen Hardy

Business Manager

A safe set of hands, Helen has done it all during her 15 years with r//evolution. Helen manages the office, so if you've got a finance or business query - she's the lady to speak to.

A lover of holidays, Goldendoodles and shoes, Helen is passionate about the North East and our wonderful cultural and leisure offerings.

Dislikes

  • Sunday drivers
  • Noisy eaters
  • Boredom

Joseph Jackson

Lead UX Developer

Joe brings a wealth of knowledge in design-centric web development. He thinks about the user experience and is the brains behind some of our most exciting digital projects in recent years.

Outside the office, Joe is an accomplished musician and can often be found performing at local venues or creating quirky fashion lines and running a vegan cookery website.

Dislikes

  • Other colours
  • Hanging clothes
  • Beer

Beccy Gregory

Account manager

A rising star, Beccy loves blogging, social media and all things SEO. She is co-founder of exPRience - a programme in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) - which helps students bridge their skills between education and employment.

When she's not in the office, Beccy can be found at the local climbing centre or doing a spot of vegan baking.

Dislikes

  • Spiders
  • Fennel
  • Bad grammar

Frankie Boyle

Senior account executive

With a passion for great content and an impressive vocab, Frankie’s love of PR combined with her marketing and journalism experience helps us deliver a great service everyday.

To unwind, Frankie enjoys reading, photography and hitting the gym with her personal trainer. Not to be confused with the other well-known Frankie Boyle...

Dislikes

  • Snow
  • Onions
  • Scary films

Byren Atkinson

Junior front-end developer

Having never made a cup of tea before joining the team, Byren has learned more than he imagined he would at r//evolution... (We really do like our tea!)

When building websites, Byren has a keen eye for design and a great technical ability. Byren spends his spare time improving his performance on the physical and virtual football pitch.

Dislikes

  • Tin foil
  • Game of Thrones

Steph Chalmers

Designer

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...

Dislikes

  • The word hate
  • Dentists
  • Heights

Alec Pritchard

Lead Back-End Developer

A lover of all things code, Alec is a perfectionist when it comes to back end development. He spends his days optimising database queries and writing tidy, organised code for our clients. Neat and efficient code makes him happy - as do his wife and three children!

Dislikes

  • Rock music
  • Facebook politicians
  • Traffic jams

Oliver Cook

Account Executive

As well as bringing humour to the office, Oliver brings experience of working in communications, sales and customer service as well as skills developed from studying a Masters in Public Relations.

When not at work he is most likely binge watching a TV series or trying to take a good photo for Instagram. 

Dislikes

  • Early mornings
  • Snakes
  • Needless violence

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