HeidiHeidi had over 10 years experience of selling radio and print before setting up the agency from her spare bedroom in November 2005.
Heidi is committed to working ethically within the media industry and always ensures excellent and fair deals are negotiated on behalf of MEERKAT's clients.
Outside of work,Heidi loves being outdoors and exploring with the odd festival being thrown in too. Walking, talking and laughing are some of her favourite hobbies as well as music, travel and photography. Gardening and dancing are 2 areas she would love to get better at.
MuirMuir’s previous experience prior to joining MEERKAT in 2007 has covered 15 years of General Management in diversely different environments. The skills built up from multitasking issues from writing technical manuals to purchase ledgers have been put to good use with Meerkat finance and operations in her role as Finance Director.
Elsewhere, Muir loves to get out and travel, especially summertime camping. She also has a love of languages and spending time with family and friends - either catching up over delicious food and wine or taking a stride over the Sussex Downs.
KatKat has over 13 years of experience in the media industry. Previously working for two major publishers specialising in digital platforms, Kat’s experience also encompasses magazines & creative solutions.
Her experience and insight within publishing & digital, uniquely positions Kat to work closely with our clients to plan successful performance and branding campaigns.
Outside of MEERKAT, Kat is kept busy with her 2 young, energetic children and she loves nothing more than seaside walks, hot yoga and drinking red wine and eating cheese.
EmilyEmily has worked in media for the past 9 years with her time previous to MEERKAT being spent at the Financial Times.
Strategically minded, tactically and commercially aware, Emily finds it easy to spot opportunities and capitalise on key market trends for her clients at MEERKAT. Her perception and intuition gives her the skills to connect with clients and media owners and build strong relationships.
Since joining MEERKAT 3 years ago Emily has given birth to 2 beautiful baby girls in quick succession. Before that she loved going to the pub, tap dancing and Zumba classes. Her time is now spent between MEERKAT and Tumble Tots...
MutleyMutley has over 10 years of experience working within the advertising industry and kept Heidi company when she worked out of her bedroom in the early years . Known for her ability to live life in the moment, she is always on hand to keep the MEERKATs calm in the face of adversity.
When not running board meetings or pitching to new clients, Mutley enjoys nothing more than long walks and new places to explore. Her warm approach and boundless energy ensures that she is never short of friends to accompany her on adventures so feel free to call her if you want some exercise. Sue always gives her petty cash to buy a drink at the end of the walk.
SamSam has over 4 years’ experience in managing account and client relationships. She has also cultivated creative and technical skills having worked alongside web developers and creative teams, helping her to understand the practical and holistic elements of client campaigns.
Her varied skillset allows her to jump in where necessary to ensure that clients’ needs are met and assist with the campaign management process.
Outside of work Sam loves exploring Brighton and the surrounding area. Her spare time is usually spent divided between seeing friends, going to the gym and eating cake.
NatalkaNatalka is currently doing a sandwich placement with the MEERKATs as part of her advertising degree. Living in Bournemouth for the last two years, she’s glad to be back in Brighton (minus the pebbles) for the next year and ready to get stuck in.
Natalka spends most of her spare time building the flat packed furniture she’s blown all of her student loan on and rediscovering her favourite parts of Brighton.
SueSue joined MEERKAT in 2009 bring a wealth of experience with her in the field of front of house and administration.
As the official 'MEERKAT' gatekeeper, nothing gets past Sue because hell hath no fury if she discovers an advert has run in the wrong position!
Outside of work, Sue likes to spend time with her family and very precious grandson, as well as trips to the ballet and shows and walking by the sea. She is also renowned for her sausage pies and trifles that are served up every year at Christmas to our clients and those that we buy from in the media industry.
AkikoBefore Akiko joined Meerkat in 2012, she worked as a database programmer and an accounting officer in Japan, the Middle East and the UK for 8 years. She contributes her experience in accounting as well as strong computer skills to Meerkat. She is Japanese but she is used to working in diverse environments and English speaking companies.
She is the mother of two and she loves spending her time with the family. As she is away from Japan, she enjoys catching up on Japanese dramas which help her feel closer to her own country. She loves Japanese pop music which accompanies every task at home.