Our team

Ember consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced professionals. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.

Robin Sansom

Managing Director


With over 26 years of marketing experience, Robin is a senior marketing leader with strong strategic planning experience gained within client and agency-side technology environments.

Robin commanded senior marketing roles within high profile organisations including Saatchi & Saatchi, British Gas, Nortel Networks, Cisco, BT and The Cabinet Office before setting up Ember.   

Delivering best practice marketing and helping clients grow their revenues through lead generation and channel/partner strategies, Robin has assisted a broad range of companies as Marketing Director over the last 7 years.



Mike Hey



Mike has worked for many household brands such as Mastercard, Microsoft and BT in addition to leading B2B companies in Europe and North America. He has vast experience in marketing best practice and has led a wide variety of marketing & sales projects for a number of the world’s largest high-tech and financial services firms.

Mike has an honours degree in Electronic and Communications Engineering from the University of Birmingham and lives in London.

Tracey Berman



Tracey has over 20 years' experience working within the professional services and finance industry. She has brought to bear her experience from major marketing agencies such as McCann Erickson and BBDO to mid-sized law and finance firms such as Stevens and Bolton LLP, TMW Solicitors LLP,Capital Law LLP and Samuels Corporate, working with Managing Partners and boards to deliver world class strategies and campaigns.


Tracey graduated from the university of Witwatersrand in South Africa



Andy Wheatley



Andy works at board level as a brand and marketing specialist, business developer and is an ex-agency Managing Director. With a wide range of experience covering both consumer and corporate clients across international markets and multiple integrated channels, Andy has advised some of the world’s most iconic brands such as Nestle, Diageo, Unilever and Red Bull and specialises in insight driven and disruptive positioning. 

Andy has an honours degree in Politics from the University of Warwick.

Simon Clarke



Simon is a marketing professional with over 35 years experience gained on both the client and agency side of the business where he has held senior marketing and board level positions. With a successful track record of increasing brand recognition & consideration, revenue and leads through the development of integrated marketing and communications strategies, Simon brings a pragmatic approach to every project he undertakes. Working on such diverse brands as Cadbury’s, WH Smith, Sony, Microsoft, Avaya and Xerox, and within both direct and indirect sales models, Simon brings a breadth of experience that enables him to develop the most appropriate strategies and tactics for any size of business.

Mandy iles

Commercial Director


As Commercial Director at Ember, Mandy is responsible for business development and partner strategy.

Mandy has a solid background in IT, having worked at Computer Associates for 12 years, initially in the business application arena and latterly heading up the UK Professional Services Sales division with annual revenues of £20m.  Working with clients such as KPMG, Readers Digest and the public sector, she has a deep understanding of how to bring sales and marketing together.

Adam Parton

Head of Design 


Adam joined Ember after graduating from Kingston University’s Design School with first class honours degree in Graphic Design. With previous experience of working at Wallpaper* magazine, as well as lecturing and teaching at Kingston University, Adam oversees the creative elements for Ember and its clients across design & branding, marketing campaigns and content marketing. 

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