David founded Ptarmigan Media in 1993, after working at The Daily Telegraph, First Financial and Grandfield Rork Collins Financial. A seasoned media specialist, and business executive, with over 28 years’ experience of the financial services industry, David is responsible for the overall vision of the agency, the development of a highly respected senior management team and in establishing Ptarmigan's global presence - with offices in the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore, Australia and Taiwan.
Chief Executive Officer
Matt is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company’s service delivery, its operations globally and the development of its staff.
Having first worked in Financial Media Sales, Matt joined Ptarmigan Media in 1999, to take on the responsibility of developing the Technology team and has since, with Matt Woodford, David Wiggin and Tim Jones, been a key member of the senior management team that has overseen the business’s growth into the leading financial media solutions agency it is today.
His current responsibilities include the development of the agency’s account team, their development and training, overseeing the operational needs for the business and ensuring the performance measures for the business are achieved.
Global Client Services Director
Matt heads up the agency’s client services function across the three regional offices, as well as holding board responsibility for PM Inc.
Before joining Ptarmigan in 2000 to run the UK clients, he previously worked at The Guardian and Financial Times. Matt has an in-depth knowledge of international asset management and investment banking, as well as having worked across the securities services, trading, private banking and insurance sectors. Together with the senior management team at Ptarmigan, he has been instrumental in developing the business, and attaining its market-leading position.
Managing Director - UK
Nigel jointly heads up Ptarmigan Media’s UK business while also being the agency lead on several clients and sits on the board of Ptarmigan Media.
Joining Ptarmigan in 2005, he previously worked at Walker Media, RCL Media, the BBC and the FT gaining invaluable knowledge and experience in the financial services arena across asset management, life & pensions, platform & wealth management sectors.
Nigel’s passion for delivering out of the ordinary campaigns has led him to head up the agency's Content Solutions division, with its focus on delivering more groundbreaking, relevant and successful campaigns for our clients, which do not fall within the classic media advertising remit.
Global Head of Technology
Has worked in media since 1998 and specifically all things digital since 2001. Marcus started his financial advertising experience on the media owner side at the Financial Times and also spent three years as a Digital Director at OMD gaining experience across a range of industries and markets.
Marcus initially worked at Ptarmigan Media in the early days of the internet and re-joined in 2009 to run the online department, co-ordinating best practice across the agency in all digital disciplines. His focus is to ensure that Ptarmigan is equipped to provide market-leading digital solutions for our clients with a particular emphasis on new trends and technologies and identifying new opportunities.
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Jonathan McDonald ACMA
Jonathan leads the finance team globally. He joined Ptarmigan in 2016 to enhance and further develop the financial control of both the UK and Ptarmigan’s international offices. Having previously established and led GroupM in Central Europe, the parent of WPP’s media group as a Regional Chief Financial Officer, he is well versed in developing emerging markets and growth media businesses.
He brings a wealth of relevant knowledge and best practice both from within the industry and from outside, which will help drive the agency’s financial strategy forward.
As well as GroupM, he was previously Chief Operating Officer for Burson-Marsteller, Financial Director for Deloitte Poland and Financial Director for GE Money Finland.