Our Expert team
Together We Grow
We pride ourselves on offering a unique combination of professional expertise and best practice in marketing strategies, market research, brand expertise, and HR. Our goal is to become an extension of your business, working closely with you to develop and implement effective strategies that drive growth and success. Whether you want to expand your reach, improve your brand recognition, or build a strong team of talented professionals, we have the skills and experience to help you achieve your goals.
Mackman Group is a professional services business with divisions specialising in market research, branding, marketing, and HR services. We provide strategic consultancy support and focused tactical management to premium brands as an important element of their growth strategy, specialising in a collaborative approach that bridges resource or knowledge gaps.
Our clients value our ethical, plain-speaking approach, underpinned by best practice knowledge and experience. We offer a responsive service that ensures continuity and a guiding hand to ambitious organisations.
We aim to achieve a high level of respect by demonstrating that our business is a force for good, with services provided pro-bono to selected purpose driven organisations that benefit the disadvantaged. We minimise our environmental impact upon the planet and promote leading environmental and sustainability values. Valuing our independence and the need to secure a future for our company and planet, we see continuous professional development as an essential element of our growth.
Mackman have been absolutely incredible. Our story hasn’t got any voice until it gets out into the community and The Mackman Group has been that voice for us.Dave Jackson, The Bridge Project
Meet the Mackman Group Senior Leadership Team
Many of our leadership staff are experienced teachers and lecturers, combined with a background in industry best practice marketing. We work closely with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to stay ahead of the latest changes in our sector.
Paul Mackman | Managing Director
Paul Mackman is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Mackman Group. Paul is a Chartered Marketer, Fellow and current Vice Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) East of England Regional Board. Paul is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Chair of a leading Suffolk charity The Bridge Project. Paul’s broad commercial and practical marketing experience allows him to support the successful delivery of full-service programmes, achieving positive business results for the client.
Gemma Mackman | Research Director
Dr Gemma Mackman is a Co-Founder and Research Director of the Mackman Group. As a member of the Market Research Society, Gemma has honed her expertise over 20+ years and can design methodologies and tailor research projects to provide data-driven insights that benefit the client’s ongoing success. Gemma’s professional career has equipped her with a comprehensive knowledge of business practices across a broad range of sectors.
Bruce Burgoyne | Creative Director
Creative Director, Bruce Burgoyne, has over 20 years of experience as a multi-disciplinary designer bridging brand and digital design. Bruce’s expertise covers our projects’ strategic, creative and business development aspects. He has hands-on expertise transforming business brands and websites in line with the customer’s ideal user journey and maximising its commerciality.
Lydia Boyden | HR Manager
Lydia Boyden is a qualified CIPD HR professional with over 12 years of experience delivering HR consultancy services to a broad range of private and public sector employers. Lydia is known for her strategic and data-driven approach, enabling clients to make smart decisions to positively impact their business, witness subsequent growth and improve employee relations.
Chloe Kichenbrand | Operations Manager
As Group Operations Manager, Chloe oversees client liaison and resource management across the Mackman Group and its divisions. She works collaboratively with colleagues to develop internal processes and ensure the smooth delivery of projects. With a background in creative, she can provide additional insight into brand and website projects.
We aim to become an extension of your business using our skilled in-house team of experts to deliver your full-service programme to meet your corporate objectives.