We are a smart brand partnerships and rewards agency, devoted to producing brilliant data-fuelled partnerships that drive results across the UK, Europe and the globe.
We don’t just create partnerships and rewards because we think they will work, we create them because we know they will. We design brilliant partnerships and rewards based on the smart use of cutting-edge data and insight, using our specially built Partnership Engine™.
We believe that, by working together, brands can achieve more for less, against any marketing or business objective.
Explore how we work across all types of partnerships but specialise in partnerships for reach and acquisition, for loyalty and engagement, for promotions and for innovation.
Our approach is uniquely fuelled by data. Our custom-built Partnership Engine™ enables us to create and deliver partnerships and rewards which are robust, evocative and, most of all, eﬀective. Our process is easy, inspiring and proven. We make partnerships simple. Delivering high returns for you and your brand.
The Partnership Engine™ uses 3 data sets to create brilliant partnerships
Our Thinking and News
In our Engine Room, our experts talk agency news as well as examine, deliberate and evaluate the latest outputs of our innovative Partnership Engine™ to help your brand think and deliver.
Our Expert Team
Backed by WPP, and part of Mando, our experienced team work together to ignite brilliant partnerships across the globe and can help your brand harness our unique data and approach to co-create partnerships and rewards constructed to drive real results.
MD & Head of Strategy
Head of Partnerships
Senior Account Manager
Head of Data Science
Senior Marketing Executive
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Charlie works closely with brands who are looking to make a step change and sees data-fuelled partnerships as the key to unlocking a brand’s full potential. She thrives on using our unique data and Partnership Engine™ to unlock big insights for brands and then developing brilliant partnerships that bring those insights to life – and prove the value that smart use of data and partnerships can bring to a brand’s bottom line. She is an ROI nut. She is passionate about co-creation and true win-win partnerships, a skilled facilitator and an innovation champion – always on the look out for fresh inspiration and new insights. She has worked in the industry for 19 years, across multiple sectors, for UK and Global clients. Outside of the work she can mostly be found enjoying time with her crazy family and 2 small boys, planning adventures and enjoying London life. She also has questionable taste in movies, a massive shoe addiction, and a chocolate habit.
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Jo is Head of Partnerships an expert in creating effective innovative partnership strategies. She relishes working with clients and partners to co-create evocative concepts that cut through and deliver outstanding results every time. She is also a detail fiend and a perfectionist, skilled in implementing and executing partnerships across the globe, including management of all operations and legal elements. Jo is constantly on the hunt to expand our Connect Partner Bank™, which houses and audits over 2,000 brand partners. She has worked with and for some of the world’s most well-known brands including HSBC, Bauer, Jaguar Land Rover, 3, Fitness First, Vue Cinema, Sony Movies, Saga, Aviva, ITV, Ford, Reckitt Benckiser, Schwarzkopf, P&G, and Unilever. Outside of work she enjoys vacations, staycations, stomping over Walthamstow Marshes to find a great pub on the river,cooking (not always a culinary success) and moderately priced white wine. She also has a love/hate relationship with house renovations.
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Becky has led Mando, one of WPP’s longest standing agencies and the world’s leading fixed fee and promotional insurance provider, for 20 years. She also chaired the IPM from 2012-2014 and is still an active board member. She was also selected to be one of WPP’s Walk the Talk’s top 50 women in 2017. Ever the innovator, she identified an opportunity for brands to create better, more effective partnerships using robust data. Mando has 20 years of promotional response data; using it enables brands to develop cost effective partnerships and rewards that really work. She set up Mando-Connect in June 2017 to do just that; combining Mando’s unique data with customer and partnerships data to develop the agency’s unique Partnership Engine™. She is excited about working with brands who want to take a data-fuelled approach to partnerships. Outside of work Becky is a huge fan of foodie partnerships, even to the extent of producing her own; her “farm” hosts chickens, ducks and turkeys; and sheep and alpacas are next on the list. Combining this with a love of fine wine, ice-cream, yoga, time with her family and designer handbags leads to a busy schedule!
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Leonie is passionate about building strong client and partner relationships, developing and refining partnerships and promotions to drive the strongest, ever better results for our clients. She is Mando-Connect’s project management champion; leveraging her years working in fixed fee and promotions implementation to ensure all our processes are best in class. She is also our master of ProNet™, our unique promotions and rewards database that houses over 3,000 promotions and rewards results. She works closely with our Data Scientists to unlock insights to drive ever greater results for our clients and partners. She has worked for Mando for over 8 years, across UK and European promotions for brands such as Coca-Cola, Ferrero, Reckitt Benckiser, Schwarzkopf, Henkel and L’Oreal. Outside of work she adores travel and has just finished a sabbatical which took her around the world, travelling to Singapore, Bali, Australia, Japan, and Hawaii – ask her about her run in with a Crocodile on the beach in Cape Tribulation! Her passions are food (mainly consuming with some cooking thrown in), sun-seeking, books, fashion and discovering new things.
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Emma is experienced in creating & implementing effective partnership campaigns, with over seven years’ experience working in specialist marketing partnership agencies. She is motivated by finding opportunities to match brands together in a way that delivers activity that works hard for both sides. She is always on the look-out for new brands and contacts to further build Mando-Connect’s Partner Bank ™ from its current base of over 2,000 brand partners. Emma has worked with and for brands such as Three Mobile, Deliveroo, Sky, Procter & Gamble and HSBC. Outside of the office, she loves to bake and spends countless hours buying yet more baking equipment. When not putting her KitchenAid through its paces, you’ll either find her with a G&T in hand or browsing Pinterest for interior design inspiration.
To know more about Emma, read her spotlight interview here.
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Mark is our chief data scientist and promotions and rewards mechanic guru. He has an unrivalled insight into Mando’s ProNet™ database and an uncanny ability to uncover game-changing insights the inform the development of highly effective promotions and partnerships strategies. He has studied and worked with ProNet™ for over 14 years now and been part of the team that has won a lot of awards for effectiveness, including the COGS Risk Management Campaign in 2016 & 2017. Mark’s inimitable knowledge and expertise is an integral cog in the agency’s unique Partnership Engine™ approach. Mark and his team regularly analyse the data, combining it with industry data and insight, to keep one step ahead. When Mark’s away from work you’ll find him putting his analytical side to good use and advancing his stock portfolio. When away from number crunching, Mark loves watching live music and films in the cinema, running marathons and even climbing mountains. Mark’s currently occupying his time renovating his own Victorian property.
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Lauren brings years of experience in marketing, communications and public relations to her role as Senior Marketing Executive of Mando-Connect. She is especially passionate about developing a compelling thought leadership strategy; firmly believing that Mando-Connect’s unique data-fuelled approach to partnerships and rewards will set the industry alight. Lauren works closely with the leadership team and our data scientists to develop insightful unique data-led partnerships and rewards content for the industry; partnering the agency with leading publications, networks and organisations to spread the message. She also gets stuck in on client work, helping the team conceptualise partnerships, promotions and rewards strategies. In her spare time, you’ll find her watching football, down the pub with a hoppy pint of ale, looking after her African pygmy hedgehog and socialising with friends and family.
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Lauryn joined Mando-Connect after completing her degree in Visual Communications at the Arts University Bournemouth, bringing a youthful sparkle to the team. She is passionate about photography and design, and a key member of the team, ensuring all of Mando-Connect’s collateral are aligned. Lauryn works closely with the internal team alongside working on client projects, having already worked on an impressive list of brands. Her enthusiasm for design brings a whole new dynamic, with one of her first projects re-branding the entire company. When Lauryn is away from work, she travels as much as possible, last year racking up a total of 5 holidays. When she is actually in the country, you can find her in the gym, or with a rum in hand. She has an impressive trainer collection and loves animals, wanting to own a dog of her own one day.
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Create brilliant partnerships
We are ambitious and we want to change the way Partnerships are created, for good. Our unparalleled data and unique approach means that we don’t create Partnerships because we think they will work; we create them because we know they will. We’ve already started working with fantastic clients across the sports, media and charity sectors and there are more to come.
Lead the thinking
We want to work with thinkers, dreamers and doers. Our unique consumer, promotions and partnership data sets means that everyone at Mando-Connect can lead the thinking. We want to become thought leaders in partnerships and we believe we have the expertise and insight to make it happen.
Access incredible resources
Part of Mando and WPP we are an ambitious and enthusiastic team, under the world’s largest marketing communications group. As part of that, we have access to incredible data, resources and connections.
You’d be joining a passionate, sociable, creative and lively team, working with great brands every day. Keeping the work original and the morale high.