Who we are

No business can be successful without great individuals at its heart. We’ve built an award-winning team that possesses all of the expertise required to deliver a range of marketing projects, whilst retaining a sense of humour.

With in-house skills in design, web, copywriting & PR, marketing strategy & project management, and social media & digital marketing, our friendly team ensures that we’re always delivering the right results to get our clients’ brands noticed. Keep reading to put faces to names and see who you might be working with on your next marketing project!

Who we work with

Delivering results for 17 years, our client base takes in a wide range of industries such as retail, leisure, construction, health care and education. Using our collective knowledge, we pull on the right marketing tactics for the right sectors, allowing us to create fluid marketing plans that work for clients of all shapes and sizes.

As a result, we’re able to call on a broad portfolio of case studies and projects which we’re proud to showcase – demonstrating the range of expertise within our small and perfectly formed team.

Meet our team

Nigel Rowlson

Managing Director

After starting his marketing career in the heady 80s, Nige worked for a number of agencies in London, Leicester and Nottingham. He set up The Dairy in 2002 and has since taken the agency from strength to strength - riding recessions and building our strong reputation. Today he focuses on running the business and adding expertise in marketing strategy and planning.

Tom Walters

Account Director

Tom joined The Dairy in 2016 after nearly three years working in-house for Visit Nottinghamshire’s marketing team. As our Account Director, Tom specialises in producing written content across print and digital platforms whilst focusing on marketing strategy and implementation for his clients.

Matt Smith

Account Manager

Matt’s previous roles saw him working client-side for photography and video technology company Picsolve and Saint-Gobain - building his expertise with marketing strategies and implementing tactics. As one of our Account Managers Matt brings superb project management skills to the team to ensure that client strategies and briefs are always met.

Claudia Wright

Digital Marketing Executive

After joining us in 2017 and completing her level three apprenticeship in Digital Marketing, Claudia is our resident expert in all things digital - especially the changing world of social media. As part of her role at The Dairy, she is now completing a degree in Digital Marketing at Nottingham Trent University and working towards her next CIM qualifications.

Laura Disney

Account Executive

Laura joined The Dairy in 2019 and adds a wealth of expertise in digital marketing, PPC and social media advertising to the team. Our Account Executive has seven years industry experience behind her after working for agencies across the East Midlands as well as in-house for two global companies as part of their international marketing teams.

Chris Skeggs

Senior Designer

Chris’ attention to detail and adaptability to a range of design and artwork projects makes him an integral part of the studio team. Having graduated from the University of Leeds in 2006 with a degree in Visual Communications and Marketing, Chris brings a wealth of creative experience in both agency-based and client-side roles including several international brands.

Mitch Proctor

Designer & Web Lead

Mitch brings traditional and digital illustration and design skills to our studio, working on client projects across a wide gamut of industries as well as overseeing our digital and web projects. Prior to working for The Dairy, Mitch worked as part of an in-house design team creating B2C collateral and digital artwork for every stage of a customer’s journey.

Caroline Rowlson

Financial Manager

Following a 30+ year career in the banking world, Caroline now looks after the company’s finances - making sure we’re on top of our numbers to ensure a bright and prosperous future for the agency.

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