Great things in business are not done by one person.

They’re done by a team of people.
Steve Jobs

Our Fantastic Team

With a team comprised of marketers and designers from various backgrounds and specialties, whatever your marketing needs, we’ll have you and your business covered. Find out a little more about each of us below…

Henry Laker

Managing Director

Henry has over 25 years experience of helping clients communicate to their customers with creative, marketing led solutions that consistently get results. When not working he can most often be found gardening or trying to keep control of his four mad Jack Russell terriers.

Tim Rylatt

Tim Rylatt

Commercial Director

Tim has a strong background in business coaching and a real passion for marketing and sales. He likes to learn buyer motives and then communicate towards them. When away from work Tim enjoys riding his motorbike and the cinema.

Juliet Rylatt

Juliet Rylatt

Finance Director

Juliet is the organiser and keeps us all in check. She loves planning, administration and providing support to the team. In her time off she enjoys reading, travelling and drinking prosecco!

Dario Barnes

Dario Barnes

Web Designer

Dario is an accomplished designer and developer with over 20 years of experience working on projects with some of the world’s top known brands. In his spare time you will find him walking, surfing, or paddleboarding with his dog, or back in front of his PC mixing and producing music.

Tom Groom

Web Designer

Tom has joined our marketing team straight off the back of finishing a Master’s Degree in Digital Marketing. He has a passion for creating, and is always looking for the perfect content to communicate our client’s value to their customers. Away from work, Tom can be found playing, watching, and reading about football, as well as potting balls at his local snooker hall.

Louise Fenn

Louise Fenn

Marketing Team Leader

Louise is the Marketing Team Leader here at Growth by Design, bringing 20 years of marketing and advertising experience to the company. Having previously owned her own metalwork company for 10 years, Louise has first-hand experience in business growth and sales. When at home she loves to spend her time upcycling furniture and is even trying her hand at the guitar!

Carla Monson

Carla Monson

Marketing Executive

Carla became enthusiastic about digital marketing after she started building and writing her first blog. She loves the versatility it brings and also enjoys its ever-changing nature. At the weekend, Carla can either be found playing rugby, watching Modern Family, or working on her start-up business, Party Auntie.

Paul Rowse

Paul Rowse

Marketing Executive

Paul joined our marketing team after completing his Media Studies Degree at the University of Brighton. With a particular passion for video marketing, Paul enjoys creating and fine-tuning the visual elements of our client’s work. If he isn’t playing, filming, or watching football, then we aren’t too sure where you’d find him.

Piers Thurston

Piers Thurston

Marketing Executive

Piers joined the Growth by Design team having completed his degree at the University of Reading. With a keen eye for finer detail, Piers particularly enjoys the creative side of content marketing. Taking his creative flair outside the office, Piers also regularly works on interior design projects. He also enjoys socialising with friends, dining out, and relaxing with a good book!

Jody Barnes

Jody Barnes

Creative Design & Illustration

Jody is a graphic designer of the very highest calibre and puts our competition well and truly in the rear view mirror. That’s just how he likes life away from work too and can regularly be found racing modern bikes, classic twinshock bikes, mini bikes and even Rotax go karts. Surfed for years and has travelled to a fair few countries to do it too.

When you work with Growth by Design you never really work with just one person, even if that’s what you think you are doing. You actually have the strength of our entire team behind you, working together as one.
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Vision

Our vision is to enhance the reputations, efficiency and profitability of small and medium businesses across the world through the provision of supportive, powerful, cost effective and modern marketing support services in a way which gains them local recognition but with worldwide presence.

Mission

As a client of Growth by Design, you’ll enjoy a friendly welcome and a genuinely connected service with a business outcome focus.
At the needs assessment stage you’ll find that you learn new things, and gain more passion and motivation to put your company’s vital messages across to the very best prospects in innovative, professional and considered ways…
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What our clients say

Growth by Design have provided impeccable service along with their wonderful design talents! They have completely transformed our online presence as well as our overall branding. Cannot recommend them highly enough!- Angela Spencer, Babyopathy
Henry provided Weald with clear marketing advice, which is still on-going as he tries to empower us with social marketing, blogging and all those new media things. Growth by Design created us a new web site and then trained us how to use and modify it. In summary, a professional service from a talented man who does what he says he is going to do.- Mike Nelson, Weald IT - Professional IT Support for Business
Henry Laker is the creative force behind Growth by Design and I can't recommend the company highly enough. Growth by Design specialise in creating marketing material aimed at the target customer - sounds simple but its quite an art and a skill to get into the customer's mind and understand what will interest them - and motivate them to spend money with your company.- Jo O'Connor, Battle House of Flowers

We’d love to work with you too!

If you’re ready to see what our modern marketing approach could help you achieve for your business then we’d love to hear from you.
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