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  • Sean Creighton


    Sean Creighton

    One of the original founder partners of VCG in 2004, Sean has a wealth of experience in the Fixed Fee industry. Immediately prior to starting VCG Sean spent a number of years running his own show at an agency specialising in consumer promotions and before that was Client Services Director at another agency. Sean is a devoted West Ham United supporter and therefore can often be seen on a Monday morning cursing the previous Saturday's result!

  • Richard Vernon


    Richard Vernon

    Our numbers man! Richard did his five years accountancy sentence at PricewaterhouseCoopers before qualifying as ACA in 1997. He then found himself in the Fixed Fee industry quickly accelerating to Finance Director before becoming a founder partner of VCG in 2004. Still harbours some loyalty to Southampton FC after spending several years on the South coast at university, now a busy father of two teenage girls.

  • Ed Gray

    Managing Director

    Ed Gray

    Joined VCG as Client Services Director in 2008 after a 12-year creative agency career specialising in promotional and partnership marketing for famous brands. Pragmatic and thoughtful, he brings a wealth of senior-level experience and understands the challenges facing the promotional marketing industry as well as agencies and promoters. Married with two teenage girls, Ed lives a busy life both inside and outside work.

  • Jason Waghorn


    Jason Waghorn

    Jason has recently joined VCG after an 18-year career working in some UK’s of the leading brand activation agencies in both senior client service and planning roles. Having worked across a diverse range of sectors he understands both the strategic and practical challenges agencies and brands face. Outside of work Jason leads a busy family life with 2 energetic boys whilst trying to keep fit himself cycling and hitting the gym.

  • Neil Jenkinson

    Planning Director

    Neil Jenkinson

    Neil has joined the team after working at some of the UK’s biggest agency networks. He has a track record of helping brands and retailers influence shopper behaviour and has been responsible for creating sales growth in some tough categories including chilled, frozen and white goods.

    Neil is passionate about helping businesses plan more effectively and often hosts internal workshops to help identify potential solutions. When he’s not working he’s writing, usually teen fiction no less.

  • Marian Cochrane

    Operations Director

    Marian Cochrane

    Marian has joined VCG as Operations Director. Marian has a proven track record at Executive Director level following ownership of a Management Consultancy company for over 12 years. This coupled with her experience in the promotional marketing industry over recent years means she applies knowledge and expertise to key aspects of executing VCG’s organisational mission.

    Outside of work Marian enjoys going to the gym or you will find her at the side of a pitch watching her children with one of their many sporting activities.

  • Jackie Jeffries

    Finance Manager

    Jackie Jeffries

    Our head of Finance Jackie has been with VCG since 2008. Keeping track of global finances, making sure bills are paid and accounts are up to date. Jackie also oversees the day to day running of our office, ensuring everything runs like clockwork.

    She has a very busy domestic life too with two teenage daughters and a husband to look after.

  • Hayley Reilly

    Operations Manager

    Hayley Reilly

    Hayley joins the VCG team after 32 years in the banking industry. As our Operations Manager, Hayley brings to the business her experience in operational activities, management skills and customer service relations.
    Outside of work Hayley has a very busy schedule, looking after 3 children; running 2 girls to Gymnastics and dance lessons and her son to rugby.