Gungho is a Chinese proverb meaning ‘work together’

From our headquarters in Dorset (United Kingdom), we employ a team 100+ highly disciplined, focused business discovery agents who are performance orientated & metric driven.  Each of our team members are ACAMS accredited on joining and trained to a high standard.  Take a peek at the profiles below, you will see extensive variety in experience and backgrounds.

Our business is growing and we are recruiting, all applications are considered so do get in touch if you’d like to explore career options.

Executive Team

Lucy Erskine, Executive Chairman founded the company in 2007.  Tom White, CEO joined in 2012 and through a series of promotions became part of the Executive team in 2016.  Chloe Bonnett joined in 2016 and is Operations Director.

Lucy Erskine

Executive Chairman

Since founding Gungho in 2007, Lucy’s expertise, campaign management skills and deep industry knowledge have been consistently proven to accelerate sales pipelines significantly.

Graduating from University College London with a degree in Anthropology and Geography, Lucy spent 15 successful years in IT and telecoms, focusing on field sales for VC and start-up companies, and large international enterprises.

Her passion is working with start-ups, where she feels she can add most value and make a real contribution to their growth and success.

Tel: +44 203 326 8154

Tom White

CEO

After leaving Bournemouth University, Tom worked for several years in the media & publishing industry before joining Gungho in 2012 to work on our North American campaigns. Tom supported many client campaigns in Europe, APAC and the Americas as Operations Manager, before moving into the MD role in 2016, and then CEO in 2020.

He’s a bit of a fitness & health fanatic……think Tough Mudder or NutriBullet and you’ll have the right idea. When the obstacle races, the gym or the football field become too punishing, he reaches for a box set and curls up with his wife & young family.

Tel: +44 203 355 4478

Chloe Bonnett

Operations Director

Chloe joined Gungho in early 2016. Graduating from the University of Bath in 2015 with a Spanish & Russian degree, she started on the phones for our clients, and through a series of promotions now leads our Operational teams. Chloe is responsible for ensuring the delivery of each client campaign and supports our calling teams to ensure results are maximised.

Tel: +44 203 355 9725

Senior Management Team

Our team members have opportunity for progression and promotion.  Via training, development and performance, our team are regularly reviewed for leadership potential.  The senior management team are testament to this process, all have been promoted from a Discovery Agent role and fully understand what it takes to manage and lead successful client campaigns.

Rachel Rendell

HR Manager

Rachel joined as our HR Manager in 2021. With over 20 years’ HR experience within both SME and large corporate organisations, Rachel is responsible for making sure our people are looked after and happy at work. Rachel is highly skilled in her field as well as a pragmatic people-person. The ideal mix!

Originally from Dorchester, Rachel studied Human Resource Management at Southampton before moving to London to start her career. Rachel now lives in locally with her husband, son and beautiful fox red Labrador, Maggie.

Tel; +44 203 582 0552

Phil Wright

IT Manager

Phil and his team at MonkeyPuzzle Computers provide IT Support & Management to the entire Gungho team. Phil has worked with Gungho since 2007, supporting our ever-expanding staff and our IT demands!

Tel: +44 1460 200 000

Tim Berry

Finance Manager

Tim is a highly skilled financial and commercial professional and brings with him a wealth of experience in the software and paper industries.

Tim is no stranger to working internationally, fitting perfectly with our global client-base, having previously held responsible for overseeing operations in APAC. His skills lie in defining business strategy as well as marketing and growth initiatives and he’s a big champion of maximising technology to support business objectives.

Tim is a passionate sports fan, with a keen interest in rugby, cricket and sailing. He was even selected to be an interviewer for the Games Makers at the Portland/Weymouth Sailing Centre for the Olympics in 2012!

Tel: +44 203 642 5517

Paul Mills

Operations Manager

Paul joined Gungho in 2015 to work on our North American campaigns. His background in technical sales and account management lends itself well to our outbound calling & appointment setting programmes.

As Operations Manager, Paul is responsible for managing many of our campaign teams, ensuring that our client expectations are met and that our Discovery Agents are well supported. He leads the campaign management process, ensuring that we retain good people and deliver high standards of appointment setting for our clients.

Outside of work he enjoys playing & watching football and reading as well as spending time with his young family.

Tel: +44 203 326 8153

Mike McCabe

Operations Manager

You would have thought that after 15 years in the Royal Armoured Corps, and then another 17 years with the Dorset Police Force, Mike would have been ready for a rest! But oh no….he joined the Gungho team in May 2015 to work with our North American campaigns. Mike’s experience being a retired police officer gives him the edge, when speaking with Financial Crime & Compliance teams.

Mike loves walking with his dogs on the beaches of Weymouth. And if you ever need a ‘whizz’ at photography & cameras – Mike could be your man!

Tel: +44 203 432 0651

Danielle Holder

Operations Manager

Danielle joined Gungho in August 2017 as a Business Discovery Agent working on our North American campaigns. Prior to joining our team, she worked in the travel and leisure industry, using her more creative skills as an event organiser, as well as specialising in after sales, marketing and business development.

Since joining, Danielle has worked with a variety of North American and European campaigns, and since becoming an Operations Manager in 2019, she has worked closely with many clients to ensure expectations are met and high-quality appointments are made.

Family is everything to Danielle, so when not at work, all her energy is invested in making memories with her young family. When time allows, she loves to travel abroad, enjoys live musicals and appreciates a well-deserved Spa Day every once in a while!

Robert More

Operations Manager

Robert joined the Gungho team in Summer 2017.

Robert is British and has spent most of his life in Portugual. He learnt Portuguese by osmosis as a small child, and now speaks both British & Portuguese faultlessly! His language & great communication skills are put to good use appointment setting in EMEA and Latin America.

In his free time he enjoys road biking & rock climbing on the cliffs of South West England.

Tel: +44 203 603 6284

Christine Cartey

Operations Manager

Christine returned home in 2018 after 14 years living as an expat in Italy, where she ran a successful business.

Christine has a background in offshore finance, speaks fluent Italian and is even learning Mandarin! She is well placed to support our European, American and Asian campaigns with her go getting attitude and efficiency!

Christine’s passion is to garden & spend time cooking in her kitchen, she makes a mean Spaghetti alle Vongole (Italian for spaghetti with clams)!

Tel: +44 203 371 3653

Isabella Mabey

Operations Manager

Isabella joined Gungho in December 2018, after graduating in Criminology & Social Policy from Loughborough University. Since joining, Isabella has been involved with our North American and European campaigns, successfully delivering appointments for a variety of our clients.

She has a real passion for cold calling and appointment setting, is tenacious and keen to deliver exceptional results. Isabella is fond of a good walk along the beach, and loves all things foody, including cooking & sampling the best restaurants & food pop ups that Dorset has to offer!

Tel: +44 203 355 4485

Shannon Smith

Operations Manager

Shannon joined Gungho in 2019 after 14 years living as an expat in Spain. Shannon’s language skills & fluency in Spanish, French and German are put to great use on our international appointment setting campaigns. In her free time, she loves painting, playing video games & catching up on her favourite Netflix & Amazon Prime series.

Tel: +44 203 603 1560

Tom Merriman

Head of Global Partnerships

Since graduating from Plymouth University in 2015, Tom has worked in business development roles for the Lloyds of London Insurance Markets & the British Marine Insurance industry. He joined Gungho in 2018 to lead our revenue growth & client partnership programmes within the global RegTech, Compliance, AML & FinCrime community.

Outside of work, Tom enjoys playing a spot of rugby for Dorchester Rugby Club and navigating the beautiful coast line of Southern England in a sail boat.

Tel: +44 203 468 5122

Marian Pugh

Business Development

Marian is a seasoned Tele-marketer, who has been involved with a whole plethora of successful Gungho client campaigns. She joined Gungho in 2011 after a 15 year career running a business selling IT consumables. Incredibly competitive & results orientated, Marian loves nothing better than filling our clients diaries with well qualified meetings!

Her background in sales enables her to identify and qualify opportunities brilliantly, being able to articulate a complex solution to business problems at any level within an organisation.

Being a busy full-time working Mum of three children and renowned dog-breeder puts Marian in the league of wonder woman!

Tel: +44 203 371 3652

Anna Irwin

Global Partnerships Executive

Anna joined Gungho as a Business Discovery Agent in the summer of 2019 after graduating from Oxford University in French and Italian. Anna’s language skills and work ethic saw her quickly work her way up to Team Leader, and just two years after joining the business, she was promoted to Global Partnerships Executive supporting the growth of our Email Marketing Services.

In the past, Anna studied medicine and worked in pharmaceutical sales, but has found her true passion to be speaking foreign languages. When she’s not translating or pouring over foreign language books, you can find her spending time with her teenage son, weightlifting in the gym or walking by the sea.

Tel:+44 203 642 0706

Dave McRobbie

Digital Product Manager

Dave joined the team as a consultant in the Spring of 2020. He is a veteran at ditigal strategy & solution design for media, fintech and digital start-ups. He is also a Non-Exec Director and Co-Founder at a number of growing specialist digital businesses.

Dave works alongside our Digital Email Marketing team, supporting product development, creating, developing and refining our growing range of Digital Products and Services.

Dave likes to run (a lot), loves cricket and is currently completing a Masters in Philosophy at the Open University, focusing how the digital world effects human thought patterns and behaviour.

Tel: +44 788 252 0212

Ross Brown

Senior Digital Account Manager

Ross lived & worked in China before joining the team in 2018. At Gungho he is putting his Marketing Management Degree to good use and leads our Email Marketing Campaigns.

Outside of work he is a keen pool player, runner and enjoys taking his dog, Jess out for a walk in the mud!

Tel: +44 203 326 8152

Team Leaders

Gungho is growing, there is lots of potential for staff to progress to Team Leader roles and develop management skills.  Through development and performance, our Discovery Agents are regularly reviewed for leadership.  The Team Leaders listed below have all come up through the ranks and supervise a team of Discovery Agents.

Justin Gordon-Farleigh

Team Leader

Justin has over 20 year’s sales experience working in IT and publishing. He joined Gungho in 2015 to work on a sales engagement for a compliance & risk client. His natural ability to build rapport with prospects & understand issues faced by a compliance audience makes a significant contribution to success of our campaigns.

Justin is very much a family man, avid gardener, history buff and National Trust Member.

Cat DuMayne

Team Leader

Cat joined Gungho in August 2017 focusing on our American campaigns. Cat comes to us from a very customer focused background in management, marketing and business development in multiple sectors.

Cat enjoys being physically active including daily gym sessions and the local weekly park run. When she isn’t running around you might find her camping in a field somewhere enjoying the sun and swimming in a river or sat by an open fire with a hot chocolate.

Tel: +44 203 603 6282

Mike O'Donnell

Campaign Manager

Michael joined Gungho after 36 years as a Police Officer, where he had a variety of roles including Uniformed Patrol, and Police Trainer. For the last 5 years, Michael working in the Emergency Services Contact Management Centre, managing and dispatching emergency & non-emergency calls. His calm, mature & measured manner is a great asset to our calling team.

Michael enjoys travel, riding his motorbike, supporting the Exeter Chiefs Rugby Team and being made to do silly things with his grandchildren!

Tel: +44 203 883 8751

Jane Barker

Team Leader

Jane’s selling credentials were acquired in advertising sales for national newspapers & magazines. After a successful decade selling for the Mail on Sunday and You Magazine, Jane formed a family business & combined working with parenting her three children.

In 2015, she felt the need for a change and moved to Gungho. An Economics graduate, Jane is well placed to support our campaigns focused on the European financial markets, where AML policy & compliance regulation drive the need for enhanced technology.

Jane’s true love is yoga & Latin inspired cardio work out classes. Zumba anyone…..?

Tel: 0203 603 0731

Charlotte Blake-Smith

Campaign Manager

Charlotte joined our calling team in 2018 after a long & very successful career in recruitment. Definitely a super charged happy person, Charlotte brings heaps of cheeriness & positivity to conversations with our clients prospects.

Her two young boys and love of the outdoors keep Charlotte busy; hiking, foraging for mushrooms, growing fruit and veg in the family market garden as well as looking after dozens of pigs & chickens. As you might imagine, Charlotte has a deep love for helping to save the planet, all things eco and environmental living!

When the fatigue sets in, there are trips away in her beloved caravan…..

Tel: +44 203 740 3022

Matthew Sandy

Team Leader

We welcomed Matt to Gungho in 2020. After several years in the leisure industry, Matt joined the team to support our North American and EMEA based campaigns.

Outside of work, Matt has earned himself a place in Dorset Country golf Union with a handicap of +1! Matt’s competitive spirt combined with his joy of speaking with people sets him up well for achieving great results.

Tel: +44 203 603 6847

Neil Gilbraith

Team Leader

Neil came to work at Gungho in 2016, after a 28 year career within the Police Service. Neil served in the financial intelligence unit for CID; his specialist knowledge & expertise in financial crime detection & surveillance is a great asset to the Gungho team. When family life allows, Neil loves a spot of gardening on his allotment and is not too shabby when it comes to a round of golf or two.

Tel: +44 203 627 9996

Forrest Townsend

Team Leader

Forrest became part of our team in Summer 2020.

He has a wide array of technical and analytical skills, having previously worked as a Foreign Exchange Trader.

Forrest loves client interaction, and being on the phone - striving to hit individual & team targets each day!
He has a slightly unusual past time - looking after a large collection of very beautiful Bonsai trees!

Tel: +44 203 326 8061

Golbarg Kirkland

Team Leader

Golbarg completed a degree at Bournemouth University and has since been working in the marketing and sales industry for a number of years.

She was quickly snapped up by Gungho to work on our campaigns at the start of 2020. In her spare time she enjoys playing piano, doing a spot of golf and is a self-confessed travel junkie.

Tel: +44 203 627 9996

Tiffany Nommick-Smith

Team Leader

Tiffany joined Gungho in Q4 2017. Since then, she has worked on a variety of campaigns using her communication and appointment setting skills across US, EMEA and APAC markets.

Outside of work, she lives on a farm in rural Dorset and makes the most of the countryside and beaches, enjoying long walks, country pubs & sailing around the Jurassic Coast with her family.

Tel: +44 203 432 6936

Charlotte Wall

Team Leader

Charlotte became part of the Gungho team in 2018. Her skills and experience working in the appointment setting industry are put to good use on our North American campaigns.

Charlotte is a busy lady, juggling work and parenthood – but when she gets a quiet moment to herself, she picks up her pencils and creates the most wonderful drawings (of animals)….very therapeutic!

Tel: +44 203 603 7085

Eric McCartney

Campaign Manager

Eric joined Gungho in 2019, following a sales & marketing career in the curious world of collectable high value stamps & coins (working for a leading global distributor of collectable Postal Administrations, Mints and Ministries of Finance).

Eric has a young family and is a keen footballer, playing every weekend for the local Piddlehinton Reserves Football team.

Tel: +44 203 582 5574

Kelly Pearce

Team Leader

After a career in Insurance, as an award-winning product developer, Kelly took a side step in 2020 to Gungho. Kelly puts her knowledge of the highly regulated Insurance markets to daily use on a number of our client campaigns.

A highly motivated, determined individual, Kelly consistently gets great results on the phones - supporting our teams hit weekly targets and contrituting to the sucess of our client campaigns.

Outside work, Kelly enjoys going to concerts or festivals and loves baking & crafting.

Tel: +44 203 432 5168

Milly Moggeridge

Team Leader

Milly graduated from Bournemouth University in 2019 and joined us shortly after.

Determined to do the best for our client campaigns, Milly prides herself on exceeding targets and going above & beyond for our clients.

Milly is a keen gym-goer, and enjoys spending time with friends, family or chasing after her two young nephews.

Tel: +44 203 603 1048

Discovery Agents

Discovery Agents make up the biggest percentage of our employee base.  Discovery Agents enjoy a well supported team environment, with lots of training, coaching and mentoring.  All new joiners are provided with training on the topics of  RegTech, Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud, Risk & Financial Crime Detection.  We are firm believers in our 16 week induction programme followed by regular enablement sessions to ensure our staff can be successful.

Cathy Blackman

Discovery Agent

Having lived in Benelux & the UK, Cathy speaks fluent English, German, French (& Italian!) and loves to speak with people around the world to new opportunities for our RegTech clients.

She joined Gungho in 2018 following a successful career in international magazine rights sales.

With a guitarist son and a partner who is an artist, much of her spare time is spent as an unofficial critic, promoter and roadie, but her personal ambition is currently to run a half-marathon.

Tel: +44 203 883 8754

Hannah Harling

Discovery Agent

A team player who operates with integrity, intellect and hard work, Hannah has been with Gungho since 2008. She lived and worked in the USA for over 20 years and uses her extensive experience in international sales and marketing to generate strong leads which increase the opportunity pipeline and associated sales revenues.

Hannah works closely with sales teams to generate well qualified appointments and is particularly adept at building rapport with prospects. She has an enviable knack for breaking through the gatekeepers. Prospects are often saddened to hear that she won’t be attending the meeting herself!

Hannah enjoys the music, arts and cultural scene of West Dorset.

Tel: +44 203 603 6283

Claus Olesen

Discovery Agent

Claus is one of our resident linguists! He joined Gungho in 2011 to help our clients with cold calling into France, Germany and Scandinavia. Being fluent in French, German, English, Danish and Dutch, he is super-successful at securing qualified appointments across Europe.

When he picks up the phone we never know if it’ll be a “Guten Tag”, a “Bonjour” or a “Buon Giorno”!!

Tel: +44 203 603 7083

Falk Siedel

Discovery Agent

Falk joined Gungho in 2018 and is a graduate of International Commerce from the German University of Heidenheim.

Falk is fluent in German and English, along with conversational French & Spanish. These fine language skills are being put to excellent use on our global AML & FinCrime campaigns.

Before joining Gungho, Falk’s career in the marine & leisure industry took him to live & work in all sorts of far flung places before choosing to settle in the beautiful West Dorset Countryside with his partner & cocker-spaniel Josie.

Tel: +44 203 883 8753

David Turley

Discovery Agent

David joined Gungho in 2019, after a successful career in close protection & security for the British Government and the UK Aviation industry. He joined our Discovery teams to support our North American and European campaigns, calling into Heads of Compliance, Risk & Asset Protection.

Outside of work, David’s passion are his children, music – both playing & watching and visiting places of significant historic interest.

Tel: +44 203 740 4462

Ruth Delmaine

Discovery Agent

Ruth has enjoyed a career in sales & operations for many years in the British vacation industry. When she decided to re-locate to the oh-so green & beautiful county of Dorset, the team here at Gungho quickly snapped her up!

She joined us in August 2014 to support our cross continental campaigns in EMEA & Americas.

Ruth’s background is in field sales and this is a real winner for securing well-qualified appointments. She happily fills up the schedule of our clients calendars in support of their various trips and events!

Whenever she gets a chance, she is globe-trotting with her hubby, loving nothing more than exploring different countries and cultures.

Tel: +44 203 355 4485

Sean Larrington-White

Discovery Agent

After a long and successful career in marketing, Sean joined Gungho in 2019. He combines a great deal of experience at operational, strategic and campaign levels. But first and foremost, he is very much a people person, putting the customer and colleagues at the heart of everything.

When he is not grappling with the energetic demands of a young family, he enjoys T’ai Chi, Marvel films, Chinese Food & Sailing.

Tel: +44 203 393 1223

Helena Garby

Discovery Agent

Helena joined Gungho in 2020 after a successful career in Education. Helena supports our North American and European campaigns for our global RegTech clients.

She loves to grow a variety of fruit & veg and tend to her chickens! Her other passion is making music – singing, guitar & piano!

Tel: +44 203 642 2753

Sindy Liang

Discovery Agent

Sindy moved from China to the UK in 2016. Sindy speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and English, and studied International Business in China and the UK. She has over 12 years sales experience in manufacturing and publishing, dealing with large global brands and Asian companies.

Sindy loves Stand Up Paddle Boarding, hiking, yoga and travelling.

Tel: +44 203 883 9402

Tim Trent

Discovery Agent

Tim joined Gungho in 2019. After graduating from the University of Plymouth with a BSc Hons Geography Degree, Tim spent 4 years living and working in China, and became fluent in Mandarin (conversational) and Spanish.

He loves to play local football and supports The Cherries, Dorset’s Premier League Football Team - AFC Bournemouth.

Tel: +44 203 355 9453

Bradley Healey

Discovery Agent

Bradley started with Gungho in 2019. Coming from a background in sales & marketing across the retail insurance markets, Bradley is well placed to support our international cold calling campaigns and has a super can-do attitude to appointment setting!

A bit of a wildlife photographer in his free time, Bradley has a passion for hunting out hedgehogs and voles in their natural habitat for some really cool snaps.

Tel: +44 203 582 0553

Briony Bonnett

Discovery Agent

Shortly after graduating from Cardiff University in 2016, Briony started her Sales & Marketing career at Gungho, before moving to Manchester to work as in Business Development in Commercial Property. In 2019, Briony returned to Gungho to tackle the compliance world with cold calling and appointment setting!

In her spare time, you will find Briony in the gym, skiing, or day dreaming about the mountains!

Tel: +44 203 411 4650

Mel Grant

Discovery Agent

Mel joined Gungho in 2015 to help support one of our largest global campaigns. Mel’s background is in retail sales management. He has spent many a happy year, helping customers buy technical products and keeping sales targets on track.

Mel’s sales experience lends itself very well to the work-flow at Gungho; his discipline for hitting the phones & targets is a huge advantage for our results driven approach.

Outside of work, Mel combines his love for motorsport together with watching the highs & lows of Portsmouth Football Club.

Tel: +44 203 627 5934

Sienna Rogers

Discovery Agent

Sienna joined Gungho in the Summer of 2019 after a career in management for leading pub retailers and marketing agencies.

Sienna has a real flair for the world of B2B marketing, and has a keen eye for detail, which is a great asset to our international campaigns.

When Sienna is not at work, they like to spend time with their daughter having adventures.

Tel: +44 203 355 7644

Louisa Yates

Team Leader

Louisa is a confident and experienced telesales professional with solid experience in targeted environments. She has an effortlessly friendly demeanour which allows her to build rapport with ease, something she cites as her cold-calling super-skill! Currently studying an honours degree in Technology, Engineering and Maths, Louisa loves to learn which makes her perfect for team Gungho. When Louisa isn’t working or studying, she’s nurturing her four (yes, FOUR!) children.

Tel: +44 203 432 1301

Gareth Rockingham

Discovery Agent

After many years in Sales Administration, Gareth joined the Gungho family in Autumn 2020.

He has a keen eye for accuracy & detail and is a great communicator - Gareth is always ready to deploy these skills on our client campaigns to support sucessful results.

Outside of work, he enjoys taking his dog off the beaten track and exploring new areas of the South West.

Tel: +44 203 930 8027

Laura Warr

Discovery Agent

Laura joined Gungho at the start of 2020, after a career in the commercial team of a national UK law firm. Laura works on our international RegTech campaigns and puts her knowledge of legal & compliance matters to good use. Her spare time is spent with her young family, travelling to & participating in football games, and supporting Chelsea when she can. Laura is a bit of a food critic and loves trying (& rating) new restaurants.

Tel: +44 203 432 0933

Victoria Bates

Discovery Agent

Prior to joining Gungho in 2020, Vicky worked for over a decade in the sales and marketing industry. Vicky enjoys carefully resesarching each new prospect and is a whizz at discovering new revenue opportunities for our clients.

When she’s not in the office you can find Vicky spending time with her family, or putting pen to paper trying to complete her majestic novel!

Tel: +44 203 603 1026

Glenn Fisher

Discovery Agent

Glenn moved from Florida to the English countryside in 2020 to be surrounded by family and friends. Glenn has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Business Forensics as well as a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership.

When Glenn’s not in the office, you can find him spending time with his wife exploring other countries and cultures (he really enjoys sports related travel and has ticked off over 224 different venues so far!).

Another thing to know about Glenn is his sweet tooth, if you see him coming, hide your sweeties!

Tel: +44 203 393 3171

Christina Israel

Discovery Agent

We loved Christina's confident telephone manner so much, that we instantly knew she would fit in perfectly!

Christina's career in IT prior to joining the team in 2020, has enabled her to work on some of our most demanding client campaigns.

An interesting fact - Christina completed her Royal Airforce Wings Test and hopes one day to gain her pilots licence!

Tel: +44 203 773 7506

Emily Gynn

Discovery Agent

Emily has been part of the Gungho family since 2020.

She is an energetic and enthusiastic people-person, whose primary career focus is setting new challenges and achieving goals for our client campaigns. Just the kind of person we love at Gungho!

Outside of the office, Emily has a keen interest in health and wellbeing.

Tel: +44 203 411 8065

Emma Kay

Discovery Agent

Emma is an experienced sales executive and has been a member of the Business Discovery team since 2021. Working for most of her career in recruitment, Emma has a wealth of management experience in a variety of industries. Her key strengths include winning new business and developing strong customer relationships – exactly what makes her a star Business Discovery Agent!

Outside of work she loves nothing more than spending her weekends at the beach or going for long country walks with her family. She also enjoys keeping fit and has a passion for studying psychology.

Tel: +44 203 925 0697

Lewis Hunt

Discovery Agent

Lewis joined the Gungho team in January 2021! Having worked in sales & marketing for a number of years within the leisure industry, Lewis took a side-step to work with Gungho in the RegTech industry.

The work life-balance of the four day week really stood out for Lewis, allowing him to focus on keeping active and spend lots of quality time with his two rescue dogs!

Tel: +44 203 883 8525

Aimee Hockham

Discovery Agent

Aimee joined our ever-growing team of Discovery Agents in December 2020. She has impeccable customer service skills and a natural ability to communicate in a professional manner - all put to good use for our RegTech campaigns around the world!

Outside of work, Aimee loves nothing more than to binge watch a TV series on Netflix or take a stroll through the local woods with her pup!

Tel+44 203 883 8524

Lauren Harris

Discovery Agent

Lauren joined the business in the autumn of 2016.

Lauren is an extremely handy lady to have on our team. Not only is she a whizz with all the fiddly bits of administration, but she can lend herself to a spot of cold calling too!

Lauren is a self-confessed star-baker, she loves to break out the ingredients and produces all sorts of delicious creations. Yum, Yum!

Tel: +44 203 393 4173

Jack Peisley

Discovery Agent

Jack is a people-person through and through, having worked in customer service and sales for over a decade.

We were delighted when Jack joined our army of Business Discovery Agents in early 2021, where he utilises his communication skills & calm demeanour to support our international clients with well qualified appointments.

Outside the office, Jack has an interest in helping his community; he organises a weekly coffee morning for older people at his local neighbourhood centre, fundraises for Guide Dogs for the Blind and is a volunteer for Greenpeace.

Tel: +44 203 326 8151

Alex Jones

Team Leader

Alex joined us in 2021 as a recent Media and Communications graduate. Accustomed to being a grade A student, Alex loves learning and developing new skills and his natural curiosity means he is well suited to the role of Business Discover Agent.

Alex discovered his love of people during his time in the boating industry and perfected his telephone communication during his role as a Rescue Service and Workboat Operator. One of his responsibilities included the marine VHF radio, where he had to communicate clearly with harbourmasters, ship-to-ship, and ship-to-shore.

Tel: +44 203 642 0793

Dylan Tuffin

Team Leader

Dylan is an experienced account manager, having worked with global brands. He is highly organised and loves working to targets (which he always smashes!) Dylan flourishes as a part of a team and has been a valued member of the Business Discover department since early 2021. His main focus is the customer and ensuring he is always representing them in a professional and articulate way.

When Dylan isn’t at Gungho HQ, he is part of various sports teams and devotes his spare time to good causes, arranging charity fundraising events.

Tel: +44 203 642 5516

Olivia Thorne-Squibb

Discovery Agent

Olivia joined Gungho in 2021 after working in the hospitality industry. Olivia excels at working collaboratively, which is one of the strengths our clients value the most about her. Having a wealth of customer-facing experience, Olivia is a natural on the phone and is a fantastic addition to our Business Discovery team.

In her free time, she loves to get lost in a good book. She is also a skilled baker (which is very welcome at Gungho HQ) and she has become the designated office birthday cake maker!

Tel: +44 203 925 4568

Ellie Timlin

Discovery Agent

Ellie has a wealth of customer-facing experience having worked in the hospitality industry for over 5 years. She is adept at interacting with a wide demographic of people and has a communication style that is inquisitive and compassionate. Joining the Business Discovery Team in 2021, she is a team player and can be relied on to go above and beyond to support her clients.

Outside of work, she enjoys writing and performing music around the county and further afield at festivals. She is a saxophonist and has published music on all streaming platforms. Besides music, she loves improving her general knowledge and cooking.

Tel: +44 203 6425738

Tom Goddard

Discovery Agent

Coming from the hospitality industry, Tom is an excellent communicator. His calm and approachable persona won us over and we were delighted to welcome him to the team in early 2021. He loves to learn new things and has certainly had the chance! He copes extremely well under pressure and loves working to targets.

Ever keen to experiment with his culinary skills, he's a dab hand in the kitchen which goes down very well with us!

Tel: +44 203 925 0747

Amy Freegard

Discovery Agent

Amy is no stranger to fast-paced environments, having worked in hospitality for 12 years before joining Gungho. Amy is excellent at communicating, overcoming objections, and building rapport which is exactly why she is a fantastic Discovery Agent. She is also highly adaptable, having solid management experience and a can-do attitude. She is not afraid to roll her sleeves up and get stuck in to get the job done!

An interesting fact about Amy is that she has a BA in Culinary Arts Management and catered for VIPs and players at Aston Villa Football Club!

Tel: +44 203 6425738

Mike Edwards

Discovery Agent

There’s nothing Mike enjoys more than solving a problem. Whether it’s finding the right client contact or getting past a tricky gatekeeper, he thrives when he’s overcoming challenges and securing qualified appointments for our global clients.

In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing rugby and is a bit of a star on the pitch, playing for local team, Swanage and Wareham. He also has a passion for writing and loves a good book!

Tel: +44 203 883 8752

Jordanne Harris

Discovery Agent

Jordanne joined the team as a Business Discovery Agent in 2021 after almost a decade in the hospitality industry. Having worked in management, Jordanne honed her customer service skills and thrives in an environment that is focused on excellence, making her the perfect addition to #TeamGungho.

Outside of work she enjoys binging the latest Netflix drama and documentaries series (don’t we all!) and spending quality time with her partner, friends and family. Jordanne especially loves the 3-day weekends at Gungho which enables her to visit family living far from the sunny shores of Dorset.

Tel: +44 203 883 8752

Robyn Steel

Discovery Agent

Robyn moved back home to Dorchester and joined Gungho in 2021 after living in South America, Japan, Australia, and Scotland. Her approachable personality and top-notch communication skills meant she quickly got to grips with calling our global client base. Robyn is no stranger to sales and marketing having worked at management level previously.

An interesting fact about Robyn is that she worked as a ski instructor and has an avalanche awareness qualification. Outside of the office, Robyn is often buried in a book or researching remote holidays. That’s if she’s not baking treats or exploring local coffee shops!

Tel;+ 44 203 883 9402

Lucy Danes

Discovery Agent

Joining the Business Discover Team in 2021, Lucy came from an NHS background, having most recently been a Primary Care Network Operations Manager. Lucy is used to running complex programmes from conception to delivery and she certainly gets to flex her project management skills at Gungho, delivering highly successful client campaigns.

Tel; +44

Israel Rodriguez

Discovery Agent

One of the many things we value about Israel is his friendly personality. He’s a hit with prospects, who can’t help but warm to him and trust his quietly confident approach. Israel has lots of valuable customer service experience and is fluent in Spanish and English.
Originally from Venezuela, Israel moved to New Zealand and became a semi-professional footballer, later moving to Weymouth where he met and married his wife. He’s very much a people person and enjoys socialising with the growing South American community located in Weymouth.

Tel: +44 203 051 1476

Emily Bray

Discovery Agent

Before joining Gungho, Emily previously worked in both customer facing and administrative roles in fast-paced environments. To Emily, (and to Gungho), each client is unique, so knowing how to adapt her approach on the phone to meet their needs, is what we love about her. She also studied English at Bournemouth University, which helped her develop her first-class communication skills.

In her spare time, Emily enjoys exploring the countryside with her partner, son and dogs. She also volunteers as a support worker with the homeless and loves cross country running as well as lots of cuddles with her rescue cats!

Laura Shepheard

Discovery Agent

Laura is a positive, goal-orientated person with experience in customer-facing roles in the sales and hospitality industries. She is a real team player and the first to muck in whenever there is a project that needs extra hands on deck. Laura confidently meets targets and is fantastic at building lasting relationships with customers by going above and beyond to cater to their individual needs.
Outside of Gungho, Laura is an artist, having achieved a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from the University of Gloucestershire. She now puts her studies to good use being creative in lots of mediums.

Jordan McGuinness

Discovery Agent

Joining Gungho with a BA in French from Coventry University and having lived and worked in France, Jordan is an exceptional communicator, both in his native tongue and beloved second language, French. Jordan has worked in client facing roles for 6 years and knows only too well how to build trust and understanding quickly, making him a hit on the phones.
Outside work, Jordan lives on the beautiful island of Portland and spends his free time enjoying AMAZING sunsets and the beautiful Dorset countryside.

Tel: +44 203 051 8632

Aaron Fredrick

Discovery Agent

Aaron’s background is in customer service, which is why we snapped him up for a telephone marketing role in 2021. To say Aaron has high levels of attention to detail would be an understatement! Having gained a BSC in Archaeology with Forensic Science, he’s able to gather, sift, interpret and organise large quantities of diverse information. His analytical brain is certainly well suited to Business Discovery.

Aaron has a strong interest in the cryptocurrency and the stock markets. He also enjoys various sports, such as badminton and often spends time at the gym.

Tel; +44 203 813 1171

Amy Evans

Discovery Agent

Amy joined us with a teaching background and a bachelor’s degree in Social Science. As a cheerful, empathetic and positive person, Amy slotted in perfectly to the Business Discovery team. She is an approachable person, who is easy to talk to and who takes a genuine interest in those around her which is why she is so successful at appointment setting.
Amy is one of our many book worms here at Gungho and aside from reading, in her spare time she loves walking and spending time with her nearest and dearest.

Tel; +44 203 883 9401

Alexia Reed

Discovery Agent

Eloise Spence

Discovery Agent

Eloise is a graduate of the University of Winchester with an Honours degree in History. She is a Business Discovery Agent with lots of customer facing experience under her belt which makes her a natural on the phone. Before joining us, Eloise was previously a vocalist for an entertainments organisation where she was a shift leader responsible for training and development new team members.

Eloise lives with her partner in her hometown of Weymouth. She loves recording her own music and she is also a trained dancer which is a big part of her life.

Tel; +44 203 930 3538

Matthew Hooper

Discovery Agent

I’m a university graduate with a Finance and Economics degree from Bournemouth University with studies in fields such as Financial Regulation, Macroeconomics and Econometrics. I enjoy spending my free time playing or watching football (big arsenal fan) or reading books.

Tel; +44 .203 925 2465

Alice Tuckley

Discovery Agent

Alice joined us with over 10 years’ experience in customer service, both in the UK and Canada. She’s extremely well-travelled and has experienced lots of different cultures, teaching English as a foreign language, making her a star at communicating with our global audience.

Outside the office, Alice can be found at the beach with pals, or keeping fit by practising yoga. Alice also loves to help others and volunteers for an animal charity. She’s currently learning to play the guitar and we’re looking forward to a lunchtime concert at Gungho HQ!

Tel; +44 203 813 1178

Carrie-Anne Lawson

Discovery Agent

Carrie-Anne began her career in retail sales before moving into a customer service role in an office and HR environment. From there, she was quickly promoted into the Compliance Manager position for the company. Looking for a new challenge that capitalised on her experience, she joined Gungho as a Business Discovery Agent in 2021. As well as being a native English speaker, she is studying Thai and working towards fluency.

In her spare time, she loves going to the theatre, singing along to musical theatre and Disney soundtracks, yoga and spending time with her dog Poppy and her partner.

Ailbe Bartlett

Discovery Agent

Ailbe joined us as a Business Discovery Agent in 2021 after finishing his final year studying BTEC Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. Dragon’s Den entrepreneur, Peter Jones, described Ailbe as ‘very investable as an individual, bright, articulate, well presented, and with bags of drive.’ Ailbe achieved ‘highly commended winner’ of the Peter Jones National Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 and it was well-deserved in our view!

In his free time, he enjoys training and competing at national level in cycling and triathlon events and completing team challenges like the ‘Ten Tors Challenge’ where he walked 35 miles over two days across Dartmoor.

Tel; +44 203 393 4173

Chelsea Ratcliffe

Discovery Agent

Chelsea joined us during her placement year having just completed her second year of study at Bournemouth University. Chelsea is studying a BA (Hons) Events Management and bought with her 8 years’ customer service experience in a variety of roles including telesales. (Very handy for her role as a Business Discovery Agent!)

Prior to events management, Chelsea worked in Mayfair as a trained Milliner making hats for special occasions such as Royal Ascot and weddings. She still makes hats in her spare time and is learning to play the guitar. Our multi-talented Chelsea is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do!

Sophie Hunt

Discovery Agent

Tel; 44203 813 1145

Edward Land

Discovery Agent

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Administration & Data Research Team

We employ a small team of Administrators and Data Researchers, who underpin our administrative processes, operational work flow and keep our ever growing data set up to date.

Chenna Sanikommu

Salesforce Administrator

Chenna joined the Gungho team in Summer 2020. A huge asset to our team, it's probably fair to say what Chenna doesn’t know about Salesforce Admin, isn’t worth knowing!

Originally from India, Chenna's background is working on big IT deployments and Salesforce integration projects. He has heaps of experience working with software companies, and is comfortable working in fast-paced, demanding environments.

When he's not in the office, Chenna spends time with family and loves to explore the Dorset coastline.

Tel: +44 203 603 8066

Beckie Dunn

Office Administrator

We welcomed Beckie as our Office and HR Administrator in 2021. She joined us with 22 years of administration experience having previously lived and worked in Portugal and London. Beckie is an absolute star and is used to juggling multiple projects and taking it all in her stride. Our office runs smoothly because of her calmly confident working style.

Beckie enjoys spending her down time with her husband and two stepchildren and can be found searching for and upcycling homeware. She is also working on mastering standing on the paddle board she purchased!

Tel: +44 203 326 8150

Jess Burns

Data Manager

Jess heads up the Data Research team here at Gungho.

With a keen eye for detail and a background in evidence-gathering in her previous role as a Legal Executive, Jess works tirelessly to pinpoint target contacts for our campaigns.

Since arriving at Gungho, Jess has discovered an amazing ability to sing and regularly gives impromptu performances in & around the office!

Whenever she gets a chance, she is globe-trotting with her hubby, loving nothing more than exploring different countries and cultures.

Tel: +44 203 432 2940

Stacey Clifford

Senior Data Researcher

Stacey joined our Data Research team in January 2016. Qualified in Business Administration, Stacey has an eagle eye for detail & accuracy; which she puts to good use at Gungho, working on our master data programme, to build out our prospect data set of AML & compliance professionals around the world.

On the weekends, Stacey loves to cook up a feast for friends & to go for a power bike ride along the Jurassic Coast (thankfully not at the same time!)

Tel: +44 203 603 1897

Tiz White

In-House Recruitment Manager

After several years working in a local school as an executive assistant, Tiz joined Gungho to support our ever-growing team with internal recruitment.

Tiz works in partnership with local agencies, online job boards and advertisers to ensure we are selecting the best candidates for our Business Discovery Agent roles. Tiz is a busy working mum, and combines her role at Gungho with running around after her three little ones!

Tel: +44 7494 991 494

Gary Pittman

Data Researcher

Gary joined Gungho in July 2019 as a Data Researcher. Prior to this, Gary worked for many years as a Data Analyst for a British electrical engineering company.

Gary is meticulous, thorough and has a keen eye for things requiring attention to detail – exactly what’s needed for researching new prospects and adding them to the Gungho data set. He is a keen sports fanatic, loves a bit of TV crime drama and travelling in the great outdoors!

Tel: +44 203 0513332