WHAT WE DO

REAL WORLD THINKING

We think people first – before brands – to create concepts that delight, provoke and inspire to get the results you require.
Authentic experiential campaigns, immersive brand ideas and individual insights to showcase the best bits about what you do in the here and now.
Because by taking action in the real world, brands can become useful, interesting, relevant and desired.

Welcome to Sense.

Our Clients

Here's some of the brands we have worked with to create Real World Thinking

Our People

An eclectic team built on diverse experiences, with a wide-range of skills, disciplines and expertise.

Nick Adams | Managing Director | Sense Nick Adams | Managing Director | Sense

Nick Adams

Managing Director

Nick Adams

18+ years' in real world and integrated marketing - founded Sense in 2004. Passionately hands-on to ensure everyone has regular access to his wealth of experience.

Lou Garrod | Deputy Managing Director | Sense Lou Garrod | Deputy Managing Director | Sense

Lou Garrod

Deputy Managing Director

Lou Garrod

15+ years' real world marketing experience and a founding partner of Sense. Specialties include FMCG, fashion, broadcast media and technology.

Sally O'Brien | Board Director | Sense Sally O'Brien | Board Director | Sense

Sally O'Brien

Board Director

Sally O'Brien

An experienced practitioner of integrated marketing, overseeing Sense’s key FMCG and retail clients.

Sally McLaren | Board Director | Sense Sally McLaren | Board Director | Sense

Sally McLaren

Board Director

Sally McLaren

8+ years' experience within client servicing and mentor to the client services team, helping build long-term and strategic partnerships.

Alex Smith | Planning Director | Sense Alex Smith | Planning Director | Sense

Alex Smith

Planning Director

Alex Smith

Joined from L’Oréal in 2011, now heads up the agency’s strategy department and oversees EMR (Sense’s measurement and evaluation arm).

Adam Curry | Creative Director | Sense Adam Curry | Creative Director | Sense

Adam Curry

Creative Director

Adam Curry

Oversees all creative output from the agency, with 15+ years' integrated marketing experience, specialising in experiential since 2006. Also a long-suffering Southern Rail customer.

Ben Quarrell | Senior Production Manager | Sense Ben Quarrell | Senior Production Manager | Sense

Ben Quarrell

Senior Production Manager

Ben Quarrell

With over 13 years' of live event and production experience, Ben leads the production department and ensuring that the seamless delivery of all our campaigns.

Kelda Reddrop | Staffing Director | Sense Kelda Reddrop | Staffing Director | Sense

Kelda Reddrop

Staffing Director

Kelda Reddrop

10+ years' experiential industry experience, now heading up our Real People team, delivering best-in-class promotional staffing solutions.

Mel Lalou | Board Account Director | Sense Mel Lalou | Board Account Director | Sense

Mel Lalou

Board Account Director

Mel Lalou

15+ years' integrated marketing experience across various sectors also overseeing the production department.

Sarah Priestman | President | Sense Sarah Priestman | President | Sense

Sarah Priestman

President

Sarah Priestman

17+ years' in the industry, including a decade at Sense – building the business, workforce and fundamentally client loyalty, by delivering exacting standards in all areas of her work.

Ian Priestman | Operations Director | Sense Ian Priestman | Operations Director | Sense

Ian Priestman

Operations Director

Ian Priestman

Operational champion, combining extensive knowledge of experiential production and logistics, with innovation and commercials.