If you’d like to have an informal chat over a pint (or glass of vino) about your business and how SMC might be able to help you, give us a call or drop us an email. We won’t inflict a PowerPoint presentation on you and we will do our homework before we meet. And we’ll pick up the tab.

Telephone 01444 410127
Email hello@sussexmc.com


Russ BryanRuss Bryan – Founder

Russ started his career in the 1980s with American Express in Sussex, before spending ten years in a variety of in-house marketing and PR roles for firms including Demon Internet and Royal Mail International.

Before setting up SMC, Russ (45) founded marketing boutique Ascension Consulting and prior to that worked for Band & Brown Communications, a Camden-based PR agency and Landmark Consultants, an advisory led communications agency. Russ specialises in strategy, PR, branding and stakeholder relations and has worked for established brands including Sony Ericsson, BT and Ernst & Young.

A business management graduate (2:1), Russ is a Fellow and diploma member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, holds the CAM diploma in PR and the Market Research Society diploma. He is a Chartered Marketer*.

His hobbies include real ales and swimming, though rarely at the same time.

Chartered Marketer*Chartered Marketer status is the mark of an up-to-date, experienced and qualified marketing professional. It is the marketing industry’s highest accolade and is awarded exclusively by The Chartered Institute of Marketing in recognition of outstanding practical experience and expertise.