thenetworkone has consulting representatives around the world, but our principal people are based in London's Covent Garden. We also employ a team of experienced International Account Directors, strategists and planners who manage and work on our international client business.
Julian founded thenetworkone in 2003. His earlier international career included fourteen years working for DMB&B (now part of Publicis) and associated companies within that Group. He was successively Global Account Director for Philips Electronics, based in Amsterdam; Brazil; Regional Client Service Director for Latin America, based in Sao Paul; and President, International for DMB&B’s subsidiary N.W.Ayer, based in New York. He led thenetworkone’s first international assignment for Esselte Inc and continues to play an active role managing client business as well as establishing relationships with over 750 leading independent agencies throughout the world.
Paul joined thenetworkone in 2006. His earlier career included 10 years’ experience in international account management with clients such as Apple EMEA, whilst working for Holmes & Marchant, an integrated advertising and marketing agency in London. Before joining thenetworkone, Paul worked as a research consultant following three years at creativebrief, an innovative international online marketplace that matches agencies with clients.
Today, Paul is responsible for finding new agencies to join thenetworkone and coordinating inter-network activity between thenetworkone’s member agencies.
Kelsey hails from the US and attended the University of Kansas, where she received a degree in Communications and International Business. Before leaving the States, Kelsey worked in marketing for the American Cancer Society and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.
In 2008, Kelsey moved to China where her initial experience included working as an in-house PR executive for a Beijing technology company, and as a travel writer for a boutique Chinese travel agency. From 2010, she worked as a strategist for a leading Chinese branding agency, Zheng Bang, bridging the cultural divide between East and West.
Kelsey joined thenetworkone in London full time in January 2013, having previously work as a freelance consultant, developing our China contacts and expertise. As International Consultant, she now has a broader role focusing on business development and providing services to members across all countries.
Victoria is thenetworkone’s Agency Services Co-ordinator. She is normally the first point of contact for our clients and agency partners.
Victoria graduated in 2010 from Birmingham University in UK, with a degree in English and Hispanic Studies. During her course, she spent ten months studying in Barcelona on an Erasmus program. She also spent time in China on study scholarship and leadership programs with the British Council.
After leaving university, Victoria worked for an event management company in Brussels and an integrated PR, marketing and communications agency in the UK, before joining thenetworkone in September 2012.
Our International Account Directors are "on call" and contracted when and where specific client needs arise. All of them have at least 10 years international account management experience working on global brands. They act as a single point of contact for clients using thenetworkone and ensure their work is delivered on time and on budget. If you’d like to talk to us about becoming one of our team, please contact us.