CEO and Co-Founder,
Suki Thompson is an entrepreneur and transformational business leader. She has founded Bunker Gin, The Haystack Group, and management consultancy Oystercatchers. Suki has been named Entrepreneur of the Year [advertising category] in the 2018 WinTRADE awards – which celebrate game-changing business women worldwide. Following Oystercatchers’ sale to Centaur Media plc, Suki sits on Centaur’s Management Board responsible for vision and growth. She oversees development of integrated services, with digital and data at their heart, across Centaur’s brand portfolio working with MiQ, Facebook, Disney and IBM. As Oystercatchers CEO, Suki has led change in reshaping the marketing industry – pioneering new marketing models bringing together traditional marketing, digital, tech and innovation for Sainsbury’s, The Post Office, and McDonald’s, among others. In January 2018, Oystercatchers was named a leading UK management consultancy by the FT alongside AT Kearney, Capgemini and LEK Consulting. Suki holds an Honorary Doctorate from Coventry University for services to International Business and Entrepreneurship. She is a Macmillan Cancer Trust Board Trustee, NED at Gateley Plc and Addidi Angel Investor for Small Businesses.