About amplify creative

Our Story

Amplify Creative Marketing came to life when its two founders decided that their shared passion for modern website design combined with their experience in marketing, corporate public relations, and communications would be able to help established and fledgling brands achieve measurable success.

Based in London and Whiteley, UK, we are a small but dedicated team of industry professionals with a network of freelance designers and developers that offer a realistic solution for companies that cannot afford a full time marketing department or large scale outsource arrangements.

Who we are

Richard Oliver

Richard Oliver

Founder & Director

Richard graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 1997 with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Information Technology and started work as a web designer. He was one of the founders of Quindell Plc (now Watchstone plc) and previously The Innovation Group plc (a FTSE 250 company) which he left in 2002 as Senior Vice President of Global Marketing to start his own design company. Richard is mad about technology, design, and music, and is also a supporter of Arsenal FC.

Simon Frost

Simon Frost

Founder & Director

Simon has a BA (Hons) in Media Production from Bournemouth University and since graduating has worked in a number of digital media production roles, resulting in a wealth of knowledge and skills in this arena. His proficiencies include graphic design, web development, photo/film production and social media. His passions include sport, photography, music and Norwich City FC.

Anna Oliver

Anna Oliver

Finance Director

Anna is in charge of all Finance and Administration functions of Amplify Creative Marketing. Having previously worked in managerial roles for William Hill and Abbey National, she has a keen eye for detail and is tenacious and meticulous. Anna is married to Richard (for her sins) and is keen on fashion design, interior design and is also a supporter of Arsenal FC.

Ben Bowtell

Ben Bowtell

Head of Technology

Ben is a Linux, Sql, C#, and PHP guru who looks after the technical infrastructure behind Amplify. Both he and Richard previously worked together in a telematics start up (VLOC – which latterly became Ingenie) in 2008 and have a track record of delivering custom coded web based systems. Ben is keen on brewing his own lethal beers, computer gaming, and is a supporter of Charlton Athletic FC.