About Us

This is the Applied Promise:
We build trust and loyalty with our clients by creating compelling experiences for their customers and game-changing results for their businesses.

Applied has been around for a while and made a lot of friends along the way. More than a few of those friends are also clients. And that requires huge, two-way respect and trust.

Our roots are strong, with the management team having known and worked with each other over a 25 year period. It’s these four who direct the Applied team to make sure that targets are hit, projects and campaigns work like clockwork and who lead the rest of the team in a place where everyone has a voice and everyone wants to succeed. Together.

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Steve Sykes - Managing Director of Applied
Steve Sykes

Managing Director

In the digital marketing industry since ‘99.
Former Project Manager in mission-critical, life and death, remote monitoring and control systems. Sounds dramatic, but that was the reality of it. Steve loves old cars and new tech and is driven by the belief that where there are happy clients, success follows.

Andrew Womersley - Head of Development at Applied
Andrew Womersley

Head of Development

Employee number 2.
Lives life in ones and noughts. Has been with Applied since graduating over 12 years ago.

Michael McGowan - Creative Director
Michael McGowan

Creative Director

International award winning creative. Has known and worked closely with Steve and Jenny on projects for 20+ years and finally became full time at Applied in 2018.

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Jenny Green

Account Director

Has known and worked with Mike since ‘98, and Steve since ‘99. Full time role in Applied since 2012. Background in journalism and PR; worked in agencies large and small for over 25 years so understands the importance of building strong relationships with clients. 

Nicky Bethell - Account Manager at Applied Digital.
Nicky Bethell

Account Manager

Nicky joined Applied in 2019 bringing with her over 10 years' of account management experience from working directly with clients to deliver design, branding and digital marketing campaigns. Nicky knows a thing or two about planning, deadlines, budgets and writing a good brief.

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Luke Jagger

Front End Developer

Started at Applied as an apprentice back in 2012. Naturally grown into a Frontend Developer role, enjoys building beautiful things.

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Raj Bains

Head of Content

A published author with a successful background in journalism and copywriting, his career has always been centred around content. Marrying the technical with the creative, his job is to ensure brands and businesses are projecting themselves with the most appropriate language and messaging possible, without compromising on functionality.

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Lucy Adamson

Marketing Account Executive

Has worked in digital marketing since 2015, both agency and client side. Background in B2C eCommerce and B2B services marketing, with a focus on content writing and PPC.

Daniel Reilly - Junior Developer at Applied Digital.
Daniel Reilly

Junior Developer

Joined the Applied team in 2019 as an apprentice. A perfectionist who is fascinated by how things work, and excited by the possibilities of technology.

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