Our Core Team

Alison Battisby

Alison Battisby

Founder & Managing Director

Alison Battisby is a digital marketing instructor and social media expert who has worked both agency-side and freelance in the social media industry since 2008. Alison has consulted a wide range of growing enterprises and big brands including Estee Lauder, Tesco and Pringles. Alison is an accredited She Means Business Facebook trainer, and has travelled the world training companies including the BBC, John Lewis, Cambridge University Press and Interflora.

Keri Hudson

Keri Hudson

Social Media Consultant

Keri is a social media specialist with a wealth of experience spanning entertainment, charity, travel and lifestyle. She’s managed communities and developed strategies for clients including Cancer Research UK, The BFI, Universal, STA Travel, Nokia and HBO, and has also provided social media training for small businesses. After spending six years working with some of London’s best agencies, Keri took the leap into freelancing – and hasn’t looked back!

Richard Harmon

Richard Harmon

Operations Director

Richard has worked in business development and operations for corporate training and B2B events companies over the last 10 years. He has extensive knowledge in the oil & gas, utilities, legal and publishing industries, organising global events and working with some of the world’s largest companies to optimise their training and development programmes through effective use of technologies and innovative training strategies.

Joel Stone

Joel Stone

Social Media & Web Consultant

Joel has extensive experience in brand management and social media. He has worked on social media and branding campaigns for brands including Beta Tools (UK), English Heritage, GlaxoSmithKline, Samsung, Colgate-Palmolive and Diageo, as well as providing social media guidance and training to multiple small businesses throughout the UK. Joel runs his own graphic and web design agency and offers these creative services alongside social media consultancy.

Ambi Mistry

Ambi Mistry

Social Media Consultant

Ambi has worked as a social media consultant for over seven years, working both in-house and for some of London’s most exciting content agencies. She has worked with brands such as Hasbro (Play-doh, Furby), Sony Pro Europe, AKG and AMD. She also holds an MSc Social and Cultural Psychology from the London School of Economics, and uses behavioural insights from her academic training to ensure that the content she produces is both engaging and shareable.

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“Alison teaches some of General Assembly London’s most popular workshops. Our students find the classes engaging, practical and highly informative. Lovely to work with.”

FIONA WHITEHEAD