We are #TeamTarget

At Target, each of us is an individual but when we bring our talents together we become something more. Built on a culture of creative collaboration and authenticity, we realise it’s as important to reflect and learn from our collective experience, as it is to respond to today and embrace the future.

 

We’re passionate about communications, committed to our clients and driven to help them achieve. We like to have fun too.

Colin Spencer
Chairman

As a CIMA qualified accountant with more than 25 years’ agency experience, Colin handles the company’s financial and legal matters, overseeing Target through its evolution. When he’s not knee-deep in numbers, Colin can be spotted hitting the fairway, driver in hand.

Personal Target: To keep his balls out of the rough.

Sarah Bryars MBA
Chief Executive

A head for business and an eye for creativity, Sarah has been with Target since 2005. Her post-graduate leadership studies bring insight for clients as well as Target’s development. When she isn’t heading the good ship Target, Sarah can often be found walking the beautiful Cotswold Hills that she loves.

Personal Target: To write a novel.

Tel: 07887 543583
Sam Kandiyali
Director

Following a PR degree and stint in journalism, Sam heads up Target’s consumer work and is best known for her ability to engineer a great story from any situation and achieving national coverage. Her focus and precision also lies behind a passion for Eventing, as Sam and her horse Mobily tackle the three phase equestrian sport.

Personal Target: To SWEEB more (get enough Sleep, drink enough Water, Eat well and healthily, Exercise as often as I possibly can and practice mindful Breathing).

Tel: 07899 665583
Janet Spencer
Director

Janet brings her background in accountancy and passionate support for Target to her dual role as Director and Finance Manager. We’re not sure whether it’s because of her sound judgement and analytical skills, but Janet is also a fan of horse racing and can usually be trusted to back the winner.

Personal Target: To take a flight in a seaplane.

Beverley Ryder-Jones
Office Manager

Bev’s abundant experience working in creative agencies, and her outstanding project management skills means she manages the daily working life of Target seamlessly. A ‘Supermum’ by day, charity fundraiser by night and often found at the gym at silly o’clock, Bev’s feet rarely touch the ground.

Personal Target: To complete a mud run and do more charity volunteering.

Rachel Meagher
Associate Director

Rachel’s infectious passion for trade clients has earned her ‘trade PR guru’ status within the team, having spent the last decade predominantly working within hi-tech and B2B sectors. When she’s not gathering research and crafting creative hooks from data, Rachel can be found accessorising her Boston Terriers, Archie and Elvis.

Personal Target: To finish renovating her house, and to furnish it with an original Eames Lounge chair.

Tel: 07920 468412
Bethan Simkins
Account Director

Bethan joined Target in 2007, and is as comfortable handling the intricacies of technical material as she is promoting consumer campaigns and national sporting triumphs. A big sports fan, Bethan has a particular passion for rugby and can often be found cheering on Gloucester at Kingsholm.

Personal Target: To watch England in the Rugby World Cup in Japan 2019.

Tel: 07879 422960
Sarah Best
Account Manager

With a background in visual communication, Sarah joined Target in 2018 with six years B2B marketing experience under her belt, bringing with her a passion for great content and creativity. When not at Target Towers you’ll likely find her in the gym as a keen newbie in the world of lifting weights or travelling to one of her two favourite places; Paris, France and Santorini, Greece.

Personal target; To visit all of the Greek Islands.

Vicky Powell
Account Manager

Vicky joined Target in 2018 with a decade of experience in strategic communications, community engagement, marketing and media relations in local government and small businesses. At home she loves to manage a project, recently completing the kitchen - engine room and centre for creativity.

Personal target: To complete a half marathon.

Shannon O'Brien
Account Executive

After completing her Masters in Marketing at the University of Gloucestershire, Shannon joined Target in 2017 to start her career in public relations. She brings her social media knowledge and creative flair to the team, along with a passion for music, travel and animals. When she’s not in the office, Shannon can often be found exploring new cities, going to see live music or trying out new vegetarian recipes at home.

Personal Target: To set foot on every continent.

Emma Worsfold
Account Assistant

After completing her degree in English Literature at Cardiff University and teaching in Rome for a year, Emma returned to her hometown and joined Target to start her career in public relations. She brings her communication skills and creative writing technique to the team, along with a passion for languages. When she’s not in the office, Emma can often be found preparing broadcasts for the hospital radio station where she volunteers.

Personal Target: To visit every country in Europe.

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