Our People

The team that make the magic happen

Jackie Cook

Managing Director

Jackie holds an MSc in Marketing Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. She has over 22 years’ marketing experience along with over 18 years’ experience in engineering and manufacturing companies, trade associations and 9 years’ professional services experience. Jackie went full-time as a marketing consultant setting up CQ Strategic Marketing in 2012 and has worked with businesses from start up to international groups of companies.

Jackie is a Fellow of the Women’s Engineering Society. She is a Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador for Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce and a STEM Ambassador, work-wise Foundation supporter and has been a member of the Get up to Speed with STEM Committee for 4 years, all involved with helping young people develop careers in engineering and manufacturing. Jackie is also a Mentor with the CIM and Met Marketing mentoring schemes.

She has been a member of Connect Yorkshire, a networking and personal development group across South and West Yorkshire for 9 years. For 10 years Jackie has been joint Head of the Pride for the Lyons Den, a networking group for senior business leaders in the Sheffield City Region. She was a member of the Women in Business Committee for Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber for 4 years and in 2020 was recognised as an Honouree of the ATHENA International SCR Leadership Award.

Gaynor Carr

Senior Designer

Gaynor has been designing, drafting and producing high quality documents, tender submissions, presentations, graphics, posters, leaflets and display material for over 15 years. She has developed her artistic, drafting and presentational skills over many years of varied corporate experience. Whatever role she has undertaken, employers and clients have always benefited as she delivers insightful, practical and sensible solutions, together with creative, innovative and workable designs.

Gaynor has a scientific and technical background, having completed her degree in Physics and Metallurgy with experience at British Engineering Steels Stocksbridge (now Liberty Speciality Steel). She spent many years working for both the public sector and then large private sector corporates in facilities management, health & safety and bid management, and is able to make excellent use of this technical understanding and experience, particularly to support and complement the work we do for our industry clients.

Gaynor has designed on a number of our projects where we have worked with and developed a client’s existing branding, such as work undertaken for Rollem and LBBC Group. Additionally, she has worked with our clients to create completely new brands such as Castle Square Corporate Finance, Red Dog Linings, Accuturn and more.

Andy Brown

Marketing Consultant

Andy has 30 years’ experience in marketing, graphic design, illustration and web development, he holds an HND in Design Communication – Technical Illustration, Level 5 Certificate in Management Coaching & Mentoring and an MA in Professional Communication. Andy has worked for world-leading engineering companies including Nikken Kosakusho Europe, Vulcan Engineering and AESSEAL.

Through his own business Kestrel Imaging he also provides photography, videography, aerial inspection, surveys, mapping and thermography. Andy has his Civil Aviation Authority PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) licence and is a Committee Member for ARPAS-UK (Association of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems). Further details on Our Associates page.


Barketing Assistant

Frankie is a Patterdale Terrier with 13 years experience in security, ball chasing, toy destruction and shredding post.

Her health and wellbeing duties include ensuring everyone has regular screen breaks with trips to the treat cupboard and accompanying her on walks.

Her recent specialisms include barking during Zoom calls and snoozing on the sofa upside down.

Contact CQ

To find out how we can help you develop your marketing strategy or implement your marketing plan contact us today.

Head Office

Epic House, Darnall Rd, Sheffield, S9 5AB

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