Stephen Knight is a former Advertising Executive, Brand & Marketing Director and CMO with over 35 years sales and marketing experience. Stephen has held a variety of senior positions at major international advertising agencies. Five years with the Walt Disney Company latterly as Senior Vice-President of Marketing and Brand Management for EMEA. In 2003, he joined Creata, a global promotions agency as their European MD. Having worked successfully above and below the line, client and agency side, he felt it was time to do his own thing and founded Pimento in 2005, the UK’s leading independent agency network. From 2013-2016 Stephen extended his role at Pimento with interim contracts at SSE plc as CMO. In addition to his responsibilities at Pimento he is the Chairman of Ultimate Travel Club (Travel interrupter), a Founder of Now Next Why (Marketing Management Consultancy), Director of Premier Consultants (Marketing Recruitment Agency), Director of the Alliance of Independent Agencies (Membership organisation) and a trustee of the Ebico Trust.