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Our dynamic, energetic and experienced consultants have a high-level of business acumen and are well-versed in
all disciplines
across the marketing spectrum.

We look for bright, friendly and enthusiastic team players, who are passionate about marketing and can engage
with our shared entrepreneurial spirit.

Meet our team!

Sarah Chapman FInstSMM FCIM

Founder and Managing Director

Sarah’s 30 years of experience in sales and marketing has achieved her director-level and equity positions in two major plc construction companies.

She was the first equity-level sales and marketing director of a highly-recognised construction company in 2002, and founded Chapman Consulting in 2005. Her in depth knowledge covers the commercial office fit-out, retail, health, education and high-end residential markets.

Furthermore, she sits on the 100 Property Club’s committee and is a member of The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, amongst other property and construction organisations. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys regular visits to Cornwall, sailing and interior design.

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Dave Evans BA (Hons)


Dave brings more than 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing to Chapman Consulting, predominantly within the UK residential and commercial property sectors working both agency and client-side.

Dave’s previous positions include Directorships of three central London-based marketing and communications agencies. These agencies provided full-service marketing solutions to a range of UK residential housebuilder clients, luxury and age-exclusive developers, housing associations, commercial property funds and estate agencies. Dave’s experience client-side includes long stints with two of London and the South East’s leading housing providers, ultimately as Head of Residential Sales and Marketing.

Working with clients at a strategic level, Dave brings to Chapman Consulting a wealth of B2B and B2C expertise across all marketing disciplines and significantly strengthens the agency offer in respect of creative content and digital marketing.

Outside work Dave is keen on most sports. With his playing days behind him, however, his sporting activities are today confined to taking his young son to play football and watching the rugby as a Harlequins season ticket holder.

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Catherine Filliettaz

Senior Account Manager

Catherine has a broad experience of the marketing mix both agency and in-house. During her career she has worked for some of the largest commercial real estate companies, developers and property investors, both globally and the UK. She has worked on many high-value and strategic marketing projects, developing brand identity through marketing collateral and websites.

Highlights include creation of brand and marketing for the sale of a national broadcasting company’s iconic building. Catherine also has experience of high-value, high-risk pitches focussing on turning a possible win into a probable win. Catherine likes to create beautifully crafted content that puts across a B2B message in a captivating way.

In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her young family, countryside walks, meeting up with her book club and yoga.

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Kate Paton BA (Hons)

Account Executive

Kate is a creative and dynamic marketer, having studying Business and Management at Oxford Brookes University. Whilst studying modules and completing projects at university, Kate decided that she wished to pursue a career in marketing, bringing up-to-date knowledge of the communications world to the team, as well as her keen creative eye.

Within Chapman Consulting, Kate’s role is primarily to support the account management team across varying projects and clients. In her spare time, Kate enjoys running, traveling, long walks in the countryside, hockey and any other sport that gets thrown at her.

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Jen Burton BA (Hons)

Design Director

Leading Chapman Consulting’s creative team, Jen is a highly accomplished art director with over 10 years of experience working with some of the UK’s leading brands in the property, retail and leisure industries. She is ambitious and passionate about everything creative – especially typography, digital solutions and photographic style.

One of her most prized skills is distilling clients’ key messages and visualising them through communications that clearly stand out in today’s exceptionally competitive marketplace. Jen is also a strong advocate for brand consistency – ensuring that our clients’ collateral captures the right messages throughout.

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Rowan Woodward BTech (Hons)

Financial Controller

Rowan has over 30 years’ experience working for several blue-chip companies in a range of industries. Her professional background includes a degree in Production Engineering and Management where she was sponsored by IBM, and involved in the production of the first desk-top computers back in the 1980’s. She subsequently switched to a career in computer programming and business systems implementation at Accenture where she developed a strong process orientated mindset. She made her final switch to financial accounting and has been working with Sarah for over 8 years.

This has included managing the accounts and helping to drive the company’s robust growth plan. She is focused on delivering improved efficiencies and value for money. In her spare time, she enjoys family life, travelling and the great outdoors.

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Nigel McCarthy MA MBA

Consultant Director - Business Growth

Nigel is a business adviser, consultant and director specialising in business improvement and growth, strategy, new ventures, marketing and client relationships.

He has 30 years’ experience in the property and construction sectors, setting up and growing businesses, managing partnerships, marketing and business development. Furthermore, he has held director positions at plc and SME companies as well as spent time as an independent management consultant.

Out of work, Nigel spends as much of his time as possible with his family and two dogs. When he isn’t with them, he is keeping fit and pursuing his passion for Tae Kwondo where he is a 2nd Dan Black Belt Certified Instructor.

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Neil Surtees MRCIS

Consultant Director - Business Growth

With over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, Neil has worked on national and international projects across a wide range of sectors. He began his career as a quantity surveyor which led onto a project management and development management focus.

This included advising clients directly as a secondee into their organisations. Such insight enabled Neil to assess how companies operate and their decision-making processes. As a result, Neil became one of the first business development directors in a large consultancy, setting the strategy to deliver both growth and increased profitability through proper planning and control.

He has operated at the board level of private companies and plcs, creating vision, and giving these businesses direction and focus through well-prepared business plans, and targeted marketing strategies.

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Emma Twyman MCIPR

Consultant Director - Communications

Emma is the Strategic Communications Consultant at Chapman Consulting. Formerly Head of Communications and Strategic Marketing for The Crown Estate, a £10 billion business, Emma brings a broad range of experience to our clients, from both the property industry and communications sector. Her high-level responsibility includes all strategic, corporate, reputation management and public image, digital, social and internal communications.

Previous to her time at The Crown Estate, Emma developed 30 years’ worth of experience at a global communications agency in the field of public and private sectors; straddling media relations and public affairs, government relations, along with marketing and internal communications.

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Internal Communications Specialist

Karen is a highly experienced communication coach and change consultant, helping leaders in the corporate and public sector to engage their people.

With 25 years’ experience, Karen is qualified in Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and ‘brain friendly’ learning with The Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (ITOL). Karen also has a keen interest in neuroscience and the brain in business. Awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship in 2008, Karen’s engaging approach has helped improve communication, confidence and performance for leaders in businesses as diverse as Standard Life, Balfour Beatty, London Underground and British Gas. Furthermore, she mentors young people as a volunteer for The Prince’s Trust and has private practices in Windsor and Maidenhead.

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