Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Maher is a Modern History graduate from Balliol College, Oxford and founder of MBA – where digital and direct interconnect. His agency career spans over 30 years – previously working at AMVBBDO and TBWA/Simons Palmer
MBA is an independent agency based in London, Miami and Brighton, and has featured 3 years running in Campaign magazine as one of the ‘World’s Leading Independent Agencies’ . MBA delivers ROI for Clients by applying their Brand Action™ approach, joined-up data, creative technology and content frameworks to the way that people buy today – a digitally-fuelled, non-linear and dynamic ecosystem. This has helped MBA gain IPA Effectiveness Awards and other effectiveness wins including Marketing Society and E Commerce Awards - as well as accolades such as ‘Best Company One to Watch’ and IPA CPD Gold 3 years running .
Clients include Accor Hotels, Avios, Cambridge University, Embraer Executive Jets , Everest ,Investec Bank, Neilson Active Holidays, O2 and Sage by Heston Blumenthal.
Stephen Maher is the Chairman of the Marketing Society, an IPA Council Member, Chair of #IPASocialWorks, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, features in Debrett’s ‘People of Today’ and sits on the board of BAFTA.
He is also a failed rock guitarist and Chelsea season ticket holder. He lives in Wandsworth with his wife and 4 children.