Our people

Happiness is working in honest and open collaboration with our clients with small teams of senior, experienced marketing, communications, creative, research, HR and organisational experts.



Founder and Director of Strategy

Ex of Leo Burnett, Jonathan has a long history of successful communications planning on accounts such as Procter & Gamble and Financial Times. Jonathan leads strategic planning at Make Happy and brings his wealth of experience to find the right strategy for our clients.



People and Change Partner

People Consultant, accredited coach and facilitator Fiona has over 18 years experience of running public relations businesses both in the UK and internationally. She helps clients with employee engagement, change management, training and development, leadership coaching and facilitation.



Business Director

Sophie is a CIM qualified marketer who oversees the development of our clients’ marketing strategy, with a particular focus on digital. She has worked for organisations such as Barclays and Glasgow International Festival.



Design Partner

Rob runs October Associates, which specialises in corporate identity and branding. October works with us to bring our strategies to life across digital, print and experiential.



Digital Partner

Formerly a head of UX at Dachis Group. Rich now heads up web development and production at October Associates. He ensures that all our digital work is truly user centered and delivered on time and on budget.



Creative Partner

Maz is a multi award winning creative director who has worked with some of the world’s most respected agencies including Lowe London and RKCR Y&R. Maz works with us to turn our communications strategies into engaging and effective creative execution.



Senior Content Marketer

Elinor is an experienced digital strategist with a creative flair for community engagement. Elinor works with our digital teams to deliver strategic, creative and effective marketing solutions.



Graphic Designer

Tom is an experienced graphic designer hailing from Poland. Tom provides us with graphic and digital support across all of our clients. His particular strengths are WordPress, brochure design and applying brand guidelines across marketing materials.



Creative Partner

Jacquie is a founding partner of StrategicPlay in the Americas, that uses proprietary hands-on and visual approaches, including LEGO SeriousPlay, to help organisations develop innovative programs to navigate successfully through transformation and change.



Change Partner

Thomas is an experienced Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Change Consultant working with grassroots as well as established organisations across Europe.




Fiona, with a background in Economics and Globalisation, joined Make Happy after having being inspired by their workshops at the UCL Enterprise Programme. With a creative mindset and an enthusiastic attitude, she supports our team with digital marketing delivery, consulting research and workshop organisation.



Social and Entrepreneurship Lead

Danael is responsible for strategy and business development in the startup and social business space. As a global traveler and student of history, Danael brings a unique perspective into understanding the needs and motives of the global consumer, allowing for the delivery of innovative solutions to organisations and individuals seeking to create a positive impact.