thenetworkone has a small, efficient and highly experienced team of international communications consultants based in Central London. Whilst we all live in the UK, we are an international business and you’ll often find us travelling the world meeting with independent agencies and marketing clients.
Julian Boulding, President
Julian began his career in advertising sales, before working in independent agencies in London. He then joined the DMB&B Group, now part of Publicis, where he spent fourteen years in a succession of senior roles. While with DMB&B, he lived and worked in UK, Europe, USA and Latin America, where he spent 3 years as Regional Client Service Director for Salles DMB&B in Brazil.’ During this time, he directed global advertising campaigns for companies like Procter & Gamble, M&M Mars, Avon and Philips Electronics, rising to be President, International for DMB&B’s sister network, NW Ayer.
In 2003, Julian left the world of traditional agency networks, to co-found thenetworkone.
Paul Squirrell, Director
Paul started his career in 1995 at London based sales promotion agency Triangle Communications (Latterly Publicis), before moving to Holmes & Marchant Communications where he was responsible for agency’s largest account, Apple Computer EMEA. During the first ‘dot-com’ boom, Paul left his international new business role with Omnicom B2B specialist agency Doremus, to co-found creativebrief.com, an innovative online international marketplace that matches clients to agencies. Before joining thenetworkone in 2006, he worked as a management research consultant on projects for clients including Volkswagen Group and the UK Government.
Paul is primarily responsible for interagency activity and growing the network’s footprint, most recently across Africa
Andrea Messa, Global Client Director
Andrea joined thenetworkone in June 2016 with a mission to develop and lead our strategic management and co-ordination services for multinational corporate clients.
Previously, following six years experience with J Walter Thompson in Milan and London, Andrea held senior management positions for McCann Erickson and McCann Worldgroup for ten years, including spells in Spain, Germany, Turkey and the Middle East.
From 2011 to 2014, he held the position of Global Business Leader of McCann’s business with Nestle, based in London and reporting to McCann’s Global CEO in New York and Nestle’s headquarters in Switzerland. In addition to his work with thenetworkone, Andrea also runs Memos, his own marketing strategy consultancy in London. A native of Italy, he is equally fluent in English and Spanish.
Stephanie Geisler, Agency Services Manager
As thenetworkone’s Agency Services Manager, Stephanie is an expert when it comes to helping our member agencies find the right partners. She is also responsible administering thenetworkone’s Inter-Agency Staff Exchange Program as well as our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Stephanie graduated in 2012 from the University of Nottingham in UK, with a degree in Art History. Following her graduation, she spent four months improving her language skills at Alliance Francaise in Paris, as well as interning with a law firm, an auction house and a PR agency; and undertaking volunteer work in the Ukraine.
She then spent a year working for Tondo, a start-up social media platform for the art world before joining thenetworkone in March 2015.
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James Sparrow, Agency Services Coordinator
James joined thenetworkone as our Agency Service Coordinator in July 2017 after completing his degree course in German and Portuguese languages at the University of Leeds, England.
With a passion for travelling and, to further his studies, James spent 8 months living in Munich, Germany studying at Ludwig-Maximilians University and latterly, almost a year in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
During his time Brazil, James utilised his language skills teaching English to business professionals and became totally immersed in the culture developing a love of Brazilian food and a passion for Latin American cinema.
As Agency Services Coordinator, James is normally the first point of contact for our clients and agency partners.