Two alumni chat at a previous marketing network event

Welcome to the Marketing Network

The Imperial Marketing Alumni Network was established in February 2018 to address the need for a space for alumni from both the Business School and Imperial College working in marketing to network and build professional connections. 

"Our mission is to provide a platform for those with similar industry backgrounds to come together to actively discuss best practice in marketing and share industry knowledge, as well as building professional networks and enhancing individual professional development and learning."

Current committee members:

  • Tess Douek (MSc Management 2007) Head of Events Marketing at Future Plc. Tess’ career experience is based in entertainment media marketing including digital and social media, TV and print media. She was the driving force behind the creation of the network. 
  • Elodie Levasseur Head of International Marketing, responsible for growing brand awareness and marketing strategies for Universal Publishing Production Music. Elodie previously worked Imperial College London as a Senior Marketing Executive.
  • Laura Zambon (MSc Strategic Marketing 2016) Digital Campaign and Media Manager at Puig. Laura’s career so far has focused on planning and developing cross media channel campaigns for global brands.
  • Alisa Pritchard (Full-Time MBA 2016) Head of Marketing at Grey Parrot AI.

Recent past events:

The story of Pasta Evangelists' success with Co-founder & CMO Finn Lagun

10 September 2021. Finn Lagun, Co-Founder & CMO of the fresh pasta company Pasta Evangelists, covered a range of topics including customer acquisition and retention strategies, the innovative application of a subscription model and Pasta Evangelists’ recent takeover by Italy’s Barilla Group. 

How to drive a number 1 beauty brand during COVID-19

3 December 2020. Carolyne Denzler, Key Account Manager L’Oréal Luxe Germany (and MSc Strategic Marketing 2013 alumnus) spoke about how L'Oréal has maximized the use of digital services and consumer data in the light of COVID-19 in order to provide the level of personalised beauty experience. Watch a recording of the presentation here

Over the Rainbow: What happens next for marketing post-lockdown

8 July 2020. Our first online event featured guest speaker Will Tapp, Client Strategy & Planning Controller at ITV. He discussed five marketing scenarios for retaining, growing and attracting customers post COVID-19. Watch a recording of the webinar.

The importance of marketing personalisation panel session

6 November 2019. Panel members included Sille Opstrup, Head of Digital, Connections and Content, Pernod Ricard UK, Simon Ingram, Global Account Director and E-commerce Lead at MediaCom and Rhodri Williams, Head of Digital at WebBox. They discussed what is driving investment in marketing personalisation and the challenges in implementing this, a well as the future of personalised marketing. Read more about the discussion here.

Marketing Meet and Mingle: Talks by Amanda Hill – Chief Marketing and Customer Officer, Harrods

26 March 2019. Amanda Hill discussed her role at Harrods, the changing shape of retail marketing and how they are developing ‘Communities of passion’.