About us

We help businesses and agencies deliver effective thinking and activation that works.

Founded in 2015 by marketing specialist Phil Toms, we work with business disciplines from research specialists and designers to public relation experts and beyond to deliver great projects.

The team

Phil Toms

Director and marketing specialist

Phil Toms is a marketing specialist and has spent nearly twenty years in the world of marketing. Most recently Phil was the Marketing Director for Charles Wells brewery in Bedford leading the strategy and execution across brilliant beer brands such as Bombardier, McEwan’s and Estrella Damm as well as putting in place a highly impactful programme of new product launches. In a former life, he was also the Nestle marketer who took the decision to hire the Nana’s who knit Shreddies, put Ian Botham inside a giant Shredded Wheat and prior to that got Tim Nice but Dim to demonstrate how easy it was to make meals with British Meat.

Phil took the decision in the Summer of 2015 to start up his own consultancy and work with a range of different businesses to help deliver genuine commercial impact. Phil can help businesses with all aspects of practical marketing from strategic brand thinking, developing effective commercial plans to freelance and individual project based support.

Since launching 47 Marketing, Phil has been fortunate to spend time working with a range of brilliant clients in different categories as well as spending time providing practical help to agency partners. Check out the case studies to find out more.