Our Team

What we do.

Our team’s individual skill sets make Chesamel the unique, turn-key transformation agency that it is today. Together, our team is united by core values, and a collective drive to create and innovate within our roles towards common goals as a company. Chesamel’s employee engagement principles ensure that each and every team member is able to meet their own career goals whilst striving towards Chesamel’s collective success.

Our Team

John Cofie FOUNDER & CEO
John Cofie
Founder & CEO

Founder and CEO, leading Chesamel and helping businesses grow with our blended business model of digital transformation, marketing and workforce solutions.

Emma Cofie
Executive Director, Clients & Projects

Leading the development of digital solutions and marketing transformations for Chesamel’s clients alongside directing the operations and growth strategy for the agency.

Suzanne Scruton
Managing Director

CIPD qualified (level 7) HR professional with 13 years’ HR generalist experience, including at executive and senior management level.

Anna Swahn
Head of Business Services

Highly skilled Operations Manager with over 7 years’ experience leading company-wide operations, IT and client services.

Betty Khiavi
Betty Khiavi
Enterprise Marketing Manager

Betty is a renowned marketing professional with over a decade of expertise within a variety of backgrounds, specialising in marketing content, strategy, public relations, business development and events. Previously running the EMEA marketing programme for global firms in both the UK and the USA. Betty has eclectic and highly praised experience in corporate directorship, senior account management, and operational sales across a range of industries including tech, finance and the arts.

Chiranjiv Dhillon
Chiranjiv Dhillon
Programme Manager

A decade of experience working in broadcast television with an excellent eye for detail, specialising in strategic campaign planning and analysing to help drive viewership and ratings.

Stefania Kis
Finance Manager

Providing financial guidance and support executive decision making for the CEO, CFO and Board of Directors with planning, analysis, and business modelling.

Paula Almeida
Paula Almeida
OEM Sales Manager

Sharp and goal-oriented Business Development Manager with over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Has a multicultural background and is highly skilled in languages and public relations. Believes kindness and compassion are key to building a fulfilling life and career.

Ruth She
Partnerships Manager

Nurturing stakeholder relationships to enable long-term business success for partnership and client relations.

Amber Bain
Amber Bain
Content & Digital Marketing Intern

Marketing & management graduate, in the early stage of professional career, with a passion for digital marketing and content creation across various sectors.

Verna Cruz
Talent Acquisition Partner

Specialized in Recruitment and Selection, providing subject matter expertise in sourcing best practices and hiring top talents. Results-driven equipped with a strong international background recruiting candidates for various roles across all levels.

Alina Khan
Alina Khan
Partner Marketing Manager

A CIM qualified marketing professional offering a diverse range of B2B experience and commercial success in utilising the total marketing mix. Multilingual and results-oriented with significant accomplishments in the technology sector operating within Europe, Asia and the USA.

Laura Querino
Director of Editorial, Comms and Acquisition

With 8 years of experience in editorial and communications for luxury brands, Laura plans, coordinates, and edits all written content for the publication. She manages PR strategy, communications and overall membership acquisition strategy for the brand, leading the development of internal and external brand messaging to ensure consistency and engagement.

Ludmilla Schmidt
Ludmilla Schmidt
Partner Marketing Manager

Multilingual marketing professional with over 5 years experience within different sectors and countries.
Recently found her passion within Partner Marketing. Always striving for new ideas and great results. Currently living in beautiful Edinburgh and exploring the outdoors at the weekends.

Sebastian Ingram
Sebastian Ingram
Senior Marketing Executive

A marketer who combines B2B and B2C strategies to drive growth. Has a passion for helping companies grow through good marketing strategies. Loves all things digital marketing, from copywriting to analysing data.

Liam McNamara
Liam McNamara
Marketing Manager

Determined and hardworking Marketing Manager with a passion for creativity. Liam has over 5 years of experience in the communications industry specialising in PR. Has worked with an array of well-known consumer brands helping them to engage the right audiences, at the right times and deliver campaigns that raise awareness and talkability for their brand. Always hungry to learn new ways of thinking and am always on the hunt for new skills to use.

Sarah Cynian
Talent Acquisition & Client Partner

Senior Recruitment Specialist with a passion for helping businesses to grow with a consultative approach. Building strong relationships, based on transparency, trust and integrity that result in repeat and referral business.

Sara Ahmed
Sara Ahmed
Enterprise Marketing Manager

A B2B technology marketer who takes pride in connecting with customers and creating awareness around cloud solutions that solve businesses needs. Specialises in building pipeline for sales teams by creating integrated marketing campaigns. Whether that be through email marketing, events (live and online), direct mail campaigns or customer marketing – She likes to think out of the box, get creative and make the most out of her problem solving skills!

Valerija Slavina
Enterprise Marketing Manager

Val is a marketing expert responsible for the execution of integrated campaigns and events for Google Cloud to drive pipeline growth of the products. She is multilingual and has international experience working for a start-up, private and corporate environments.

Christaleni Procopi
Christaleni Procopi
Brand & Growth Manager

With a varied portfolio in The Arts; Christaleni has worked for three years in the fashion industry, specialising in wholesale and imaging. She also has an in-depth understanding and five years of experience in music production, specialising in advertising, for both radio and TV sectors. She is looking forward to further developing her skills as Brand & Growth Manager and positively contributing to the development of The Chesamel Network.

Rayhan Khan
Finance Administrator

Running complete finance solutions and supporting C-level management.

Eman Zabalawi
Eman Zabalawi
Senior Account Manager

Eman is a passionate Marketing Communication professional with over 9 years of experience in the field. Working amongst multiple industries, both agency and client-side, has given Eman a diverse experience in marketing different brands and industries, both online and offline. She is looking forward to joining the team and developing her skills with Chesamel and being part of the growth of the agency.

Evette Martins
Cloud & Digital Transformation Consultant

A highly experienced designer / engineer with more than 15 years of industry experience specialising in API design and development, application and implementation across a broad range of technologies encompassing E-Commerce, Enterprise Integration and Micro Services.

Lucy Dunn
Content & Social Media

Digital and content marketer specialising in content creation, idea generation and strategy, enabling brands to better connect with customers.

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