Our Team

Key Staff

Paul Watson
Managing Director

Paul established Bella Design and Marketing in 2005, having previously worked in publishing with Reed Business Information with the market leading publication Estates Gazette. Since establishing the company, Paul and his team have grown Bella Design and Marketing to become one of the recognised agencies in the North West to specialise and excel across a range of industries including, commercial and residential property, transport, leisure, manufacturing and engineering, recycling, renewable energy, sustainability, business consultancy, publishing and many more besides.

Tessa Blakemore
Account Director

Tessa brings over twenty years of sales and marketing experience to the team and has worked across a wide range of business sectors. Her track record includes co-founding an award-winning visual arts publisher and working with leading global brands such as Cambridge University Press. Qualifications include a First Class Honours degree from the University of Bath. Tessa has a thorough, pro-active approach to account management and works alongside our clients to ensure that Bella meets and exceeds expectations.

Richard Friscuolo
Studio Manager

Richard has over twenty years experience in design and marketing, working with many high profile brands with a regional, national and international footprint  His professional, approachable style brings out the best in all those involved in the project, resulting in effective, well-crafted marketing campaigns

Greg Ashley
Senior Designer

Greg joined the team in 2011 and has over 12 years of industry experience. After studying at college he began his career as an apprentice graphic designer and hasn’t looked back since. His artistry in branding, print and web design allows Greg to craft a complete package for your project with creative and professional results.

Eugene Agyeman
Web Developer

Eugene comes with 10 years of web development experience, with the ability to create user friendly bespoke web applications and is a highly adept WordPress guru.

Alex Flynn
Graphic Designer

Alex is an ideas-led creative who can design for print and screen with flair and pixel-perfect attention to detail. Alex is proud to have had projects showcased in creative industry publications and worked with clients spanning a wide range of industries including food & drink, health, leisure and tourism.

Charlotte Jones