About Us

We’re committed to being the best B2B lead generation marketing agency in London, and our team is full of people with passion, personality and an unstoppable need to be proactive. We hire intelligent humans who operate with care and pride in the work we do and the results we achieve for our clients. We’re an agency that always aims to make life simpler not harder for clients, and we’re experts at finding a way. Building great relationships with our clients is how we get under the skin of your business. Doing so helps us unearth the best possible story and those little proof points that tip the balance for your audience. We don’t have any beanbags, but we do all the things great agencies should, including solid processes, accountability in reporting, sparkle for finding great ideas and the desire to make it happen.

For an agency experience that’s candid, consultative, determined, inspiring and enjoyable, you’ve arrived.

Why work with us?

Enjoyable marketing is how we operate. We know modern marketing isn’t simple to get right and we support our clients not only with deliverables but with advice, accountability and courage – we live and breathe B2B and technology. One agency, multiple disciplines, full accountability, plenty of snacks, the odd luncheon and a team of specialists offering expert industry insight and a genuine desire to help our clients realise their objectives.

Medals, Awards and Certifications

We’ve been shortlisted for the B2B Marketing and the Content Marketing Association awards every year of our life, recognised for numerous disciplines including Best Content Marketing, Best Website, Best Social, Best Multichannel, Best Live Event. We are certified in plenty of technology too – HubSpot, Act-On, Lead Forensics, Moz Pro and Google Analytics Pro.

Recommended Agency Registered

Pick a letter from A-Z and (assuming we have a client that starts with that letter), we’ll put you in touch to hear directly from your peers how we stack up. We are also recommended through the RAR Recommended Agency Register which independently tracks the satisfaction and experience of First Base clients past and present.

Certified Marketing

Modern marketing demands strategy, good decision-making, compelling content and tactical expertise. We are a full-service agency with experience in delivering enterprise-class B2B marketing programmes over many years. We are a certified HubSpot Partner and are qualified and proficient in many inbound platforms, tools and technology.

Meet The Team

Get to know the people behind First Base. Our creative and technical team.

Faye Hawkins
Managing Director

Our founder and visionary, Faye’s career has spanned senior roles in PR, integrated marketing, social media and more, from start-ups to global enterprise brands.

Stuart Proudfoot
Deputy Managing Director

As Deputy MD, Stuart is responsible for managing relationships with our growing client base, as well as the operational resources and strategic goals.

David Jones
Creative Director

David is our creative guru (UI/UX). He's held the creative reigns to produce work for Cisco and Sage and has previously worked for publishing behemoths, Pearson and Elsevier.

James McKinven
Inbound Marketing Specialist

James is a doer. He's constantly found tweeting, snapchatting and YouTubing and he brings this passion and understanding of the digital landscape to his client work.

Chris Smith
Content Manager

Chris is passionate about all things content marketing; from producing website copy that cuts through the noise to driving leads with inbound content.

Julian Kramer
Search Marketing Manager

With 10 years of PPC experience, Julian is our Google-certified online expert. He has experience across Paid Search, Programmatic, Local, Social Media, Content and Email.

Emma Head
Account Director

With both in-house and agency experience, Emma has a broad and strong marketing skill set acquired from supporting B2B technology and professional services organisations.

Rob Latham
Content Manager

Rob brings his Journalism and PR background to our Content team. You'll find him writing about the latest and greatest trends in technology. Likely to be found at edgy gigs in Camden.

Tony Faccenda
Senior Content Manager

Tony focuses on the delivery of copywriting briefs across a range of industries including telecoms, cloud services, data centre operations and cybersecurity.