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Who we are.

Founded in 2011, Ad-Rank is an award-winning team of SEO, content and digital PR experts who work diligently to ensure our clients grow online.

The team.

Chad Harwood-Jones
Managing Director

With more than 15 years’ experience, Chad has planned and implemented highly successful marketing strategies for some of the UK‘s largest brands, including TUI, More Than and AXA Insurance. He ensures that Ad-Rank has the right strategies in place to continually deliver campaigns that have a positive, long-lasting effect on our clients’ investment in our services. He likes pizza.

Stuart Peskett

Stuart Peskett
Head of Content

A journalist with 20 years’ experience across print, online and retail, Stuart is responsible for editing and commissioning all content for Ad-Rank, ensuring that copy is perfectly aligned with clients’ tone and house style. A writer and sub-editor, he has worked for consumer titles including Square Meal and Decanter, and his interests include golf, cooking and building his whisky collection.

Catherine BennettCatherine Bennett
Content Marketing Executive

With a wealth of experience in digital publishing, and a fluent Spanish speaker, Catherine has established relationships with the UK’s most significant bloggers and influencers. Day to day, she helps Ad-Rank clients find the right blogger partners to publish content in order to generate awareness, mentions, links, likes and shares. Catherine is working towards her black belt in karate. 

Alex Gomez FoordAlex Gomez Foord
SEO Executive

A marketing postgraduate with experience working in travel, retail and local government, Alex’s day-to-day work involves implementing client campaigns across SEO, content and digital PR. An avid gamer with more than 16 years’ experience, he’s our go-to person for tech content generation. He is also a regular at the gym and follows Chelsea FC.


Emma Harwood-Jones

Emma Harwood-Jones
Sales Executive

With over 18 years commercial experience Emma started out her career as a chartered surveyor before joining Ad-Rank in 2013. Since then she has developed a wealth of experience in using content management systems, specifically WordPress. Outside of work her interests include teaching hypnobirthing and baby massage and she enjoys, yoga, singing and playing the saxophone.

Racheal EdeRachael Ede
Head of SEO

Rachael is a schoolteacher turned digital marketeer with a flair for SEO, providing both quick optimisation solutions and long-term website strategy. Her client list is impressive, having worked with Sky, House of Fraser, NatWest, Sainsbury’s, Cadbury, and many more. Rachael loves travelling, and anything to do with the sea, which inspired her to study marine biology.

Laura d'Oliviera

Laura De Oliviera

An established freelance translator and copywriter, Laura produces marketing content for brands across the UK and France. Experienced in the fashion and beauty sectors, providing content for dynamic and fresh brands is one of the things she loves most about her job. Fluent in French, she has a soft spot for the Loire Valley, where she lived for a year during her studies.


Heidi CrossHeidi Cross

Heidi has worked in the travel industry for 20 years. She started her career as a researcher on TV Travel Shop, becoming a producer for Travel Channel and Thomson TV. As well as writing scripts, she directed on location and wrote copy for affiliate websites. Since 2012 she has worked as a dedicated copywriter, both via agencies and directly for clients.


Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson
PR Consultant

Daniel Johnson is a public relations specialist who has worked in travel for more than 10 years. He’s worked for one of travel PR’s leading London agencies and a tour operator in the UK and France. Daniel is a member of the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) and has completed its Advanced Certificate qualification. Away from work, he loves running long distances through mud.

Dani Redd

Dani Redd

Dani has a PhD in creative and critical writing from UEA. She is an experienced copywriter specialising in travel-themed content, and currently writes features for The Culture Trip. She has published short stories, non-fiction and academia. She loves travelling to remote places as much as she can, and currently lives in India.


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