Marshall Manson

Partner, Brunswick

Marshall leads Brunswick’s Digital specialty in the UK, Europe and other key markets. He develops digital strategies to help clients solve complex communications challenges and advises clients on how to shape their organisation for digital success.

Before joining Brunswick, Marshall was UK CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations and EMEA Managing Director of Social, Digital and Content for Ogilvy & Mather. At Ogilvy, Marshall led digital and social media initiatives for British Airways, BP, Irish Life, Safaricom, and many others.

Prior to Ogilvy, Marshall was EMEA Managing Director of Digital for Edelman, where he advised clients like Diageo, the BBC, BAE Systems, and Unilever on digital strategy and execution.

Previously, Marshall worked in U.S. political campaigns for ten years.

Marshall has worked across a range of sectors, with particular experience in retail, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, and technology. He has also written and spoken extensively about digital and social media. In 2014, Marshall authored Facebook Zero, a widely cited paper which evaluated the consequences of the decline in organic reach for branded Facebook communities. Since 2013, he has authored an annual trends review and forecast with his friend and co-author James Whatley.

Marshall has lived in London since 2008 and became a British citizen in 2015. He is an enthusiastic if not very gifted photographer, and is interested in history, politics, travel, and food.