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 CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
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.

MD
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.

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!

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.

Stefania Kis FINANCE MANAGER
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.

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.

Ruth She PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
Ruth She
Partnerships Manager

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

Niamh Walsh

Creative and hardworking English Literature graduate from the University of Exeter. In the early stage of my professional career, with a fervent passion for writing and editing across various digital and non-digital platforms.

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.

Elyna Douglas, Marketing Project Manager
Elyna Douglas
Marketing Project Manager

Elyna has 13 years’ experience working in the digital marketing/content space – most recently for Apple. Prior to that, she was with a digital agency, Tribal DDB, working for clients Volkswagen and SEAT.

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.

Geraldine Chevillotte
Geraldine Chevillotte
Senior Marketing Manager

Born in Paris and raised in Bogotà, I am a senior Marketing Manager with experience in B2B, Partner Marketing, Omni channel strategies and seamless offline to online campaigns. After starting in the Luxury/Beauty industry, I now specialised in the Tech sector since 2016. Ask me anything about Yoga and meditation, and good spots for Kitesurfing!

Valerija Slavina
Enterprise Marketing Manager

Val is a marketing expert and a passionate ESG and transformation manager. She is responsible for strategy development and implementation across the clients base. Val is managing key partner relationships in the ESG ecosystem. She is multilingual and has international experience working for start-up, private and corporate environments.

Amalia Dervenaga
Social Media & Content Marketing Intern

A passionate Marketing and Communications graduate with a combination of advertising and public relations background. With over 1 year of working experience in account management in advertising agencies, designing and sustaining creative campaigns. A strong team player and an accountable individual, adding value to Chesamel’s social media content.

Rayhan Khan FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR
Rayhan Khan
Finance Administrator

Running complete finance solutions and supporting C-level management.

Alessia Corsini
Alessia Corsini
Client Relations Specialist – Experiences and Art

With varied experience in the fine arts and luxury industry, Alessia has previous experience working in a client-facing role at an art gallery specializing in modern and contemporary art. She is a recent graduate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Imperial College London and completed a Bachelor of Science at King’s College London. She is looking to contribute to the development of The Arts clubs and is taking care of client relations at The Sybarite.

Laura Swinburne
Laura Swinburne
EMEA Programme Marketing Manager

A socially conscious London based Marketing Manager with a proven track record leading large-scale, multi-channel campaigns; campaigns that are grounded in insight, centred on commercials and driven by creative flair.

Dan Cortese
Dan Cortese
Content Producer

Dan is a highly motivated and results-driven producer/content creator. Over the course of a decade, he has developed a proven track record of delivering high-quality, engaging content across broadcast and online media platforms.

Sophia Malik
Sophia Malik
Programme Manager

Highly motivated project manager with 5+ years of experience in the Localisation & Fashion industry. Specialising in linguistics and content creation across multiple global channels. She is multilingual and has international experience working in corporate environments.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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