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Helping your company to grow requires in-depth understanding of your customers, competitors, organisation, and marketplace.

MRA Marketing has been working exclusively in the building industry for more than 25 years. Our in-house team brings together an accomplished talent pool of account managers, designers, writers and researchers as well as marketing, management and business experts.

We have both the experience and the expertise to make a real difference to the performance of your business. Hover over the headings opposite to find out more about our in-house teams.

MRA is based in the bustling market town of Wotton-under-Edge, which has recently been named as the UK’s second best market town to live and work in. The office is 5 miles from the M5 and easily commutable from Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Mike Rigby

CEO

Mike's vision when he founded MRA Marketing was to bring new insight and direction to the building materials, construction and home improvements sector.

Thirty years on and Mike’s focus is as strong as ever. He continues to use his extensive experience and expertise to lead the MRA team, inspiring them to innovate, invigorate and transform the sector. With a solid background in both consumer and trade markets, including 10 years in marketing and research at Dulux paints, time as head of marketing at a national builder’s merchant and as marketing director of a national home improvement company, Mike’s knowledge is unrivalled. He instinctively understands the challenges facing the construction and home-improvement industries, is quick to spot the opportunities and is always ready with a solution.

Mike is an individual member of:

  • Institute of Directors
  • Market Research Society
  • Marketing Society
  • Chartered Institute of PR (CIPR)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants
  • Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)
  • Strategic Planning Society
To find out more about MRA Marketing and how we can help your company, please contact us on 01453 521621 or email info@mra-marketing.com.
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Lucia Di Stazio

Managing Director

Lucia joined MRA Marketing in 1997 and was appointed as a Director of the business in 2006 having spent almost 10 years working for our sister company, Rigby Research. In August 2016, she was appointed as Managing Director in a move to consolidate the next growth period.

Lucia’s considerable experience in research and in-depth knowledge of the home improvement markets helps to ensure our creative output always remains market focused and results driven.

Lucia is an individual member of:

  • Institute of Directors
  • Market Research Society
  • Marketing Society
  • Chartered Institute of PR (CIPR)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants
  • Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)
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Jane Evans

Director

Jane combines creativity with an in-depth knowledge of the building and home-improvement sectors.

Jane has twelve years hands-on experience of PR and Marketing within the building trade. She approaches everything she does with precision and intelligence. Jane is particularly good at getting under the skin of an organisation and to the heart of the message. Her writing and editorial ability is second to none and she brings a thoughtful and measured approach to her clients’ marketing and PR campaigns.

Jane is an individual member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA).

 

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Nadia Hall

Associate Director

Nadia joined MRA in September 2011 and brings an ability to see both sides of the story, based on her experience of both client and agency-side roles.

Nadia develops a great rapport with everyone she works with, and creates the important relationships that get things done. With a love of writing and communicating, Nadia excels at producing important opinion pieces that change market perceptions. She’s also an expert at online PR and social media, and is part of our video production and editing team.

With a background in construction agency work Nadia ensures that you’ll get the results you want, whatever your marketing or PR challenge.

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