Team at Mackman Group
Meet The Mackman Group

About Us

What unites The Mackman Group is our focus on supporting organisations to go further and achieve more, offering a unique perspective honed over 20 years in business.

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.


About Us

Mission Statement

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.

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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 | About The Mackman Group

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 | About The Mackman Group

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 | About The Mackman Group

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 | About The Mackman Group

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

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.

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Strategic Marketing delivered by The Mackman Group

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.