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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.

  • 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.

  • Ben Craker

    Group Account Director

    Ben Craker

    Ben joined the VCG team with almost 9 years' experience in the Fixed Fee industry. His time has seen him work on lots of great sales promotions for both UK and overseas brands alike and he's looking forward to continuing this with VCG.
    A keen gym enthusiast and a general sports lover, most of his free time is divvied up between the gym and his family, which includes a Patterdale Terrier who runs Ben & his wife ragged!

  • 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

    I have recently joined the VCG team after 32yrs in the banking industry. I bring with me a wealth of knowledge within the finance sector and excellent customer service skills. This is an exciting new role and I’m looking forward to this new challenge.
    My husband and I have a very busy schedule outside of work looking after our children and running my 2 girls to Gymnastics and dance lessons and my son to rugby.