Experts that have your back and are there when you need them.

What makes us unique in a sea of agencies is the level of expertise we bring to every project from start to finish. Our senior people are not just there at the beginning when we first come to meet with you, they stay on the journey with you throughout it all. They are there to answer your calls late at night, to give you insights during the day, and to get the job done.

To achieve a team like that, we hunt out talent across the country, people who we see as shining stars that we can bring into our team and shape what we do. People who balance expertise with passion but most importantly, people who will do it all with care for each other and our clients. Learn more below about the brilliant minds behind Calibre + Candor.

Sheila Worsley

General Manager

A co-owner of Calibre + Candor, Sheila's worked for the past two decades in the UK and New Zealand and is one of the leading digital advertising experts in the country.

Sarah Beck

Comms & Creative Director

With a decade of international marketing and communications experience and a PhD in the space, Sarah is recognised leader the communications industry.

Nick Dykes

Head of Client Services

Nick has over a decade of experience in the industry working across a range of client categories. He has a comprehensive understanding of the New Zealand media landscape and brings a wealth of planning and strategic experience to the Calibre + Candor team.

Vanessa Williams

Head of Media Operations

With 20+ years working across multiple markets and categories, Vanessa has developed many successful campaigns for her clients in a broad range of categories. Effectiveness guides her solutions as she invests clients’ dollars as if they are her own. Locally she has won industry awards for her work with Xero and Tourism NZ.

Bernard Braithwaite

Director

Bernard's both a co-founder of Calibre + Candor and also the head of our sister company Mime Analytics, ensuring that all decisions at Calibre + Candor are based on data driven insights.

Simon Gentry

Director

Simon is a co-founder of Calibre + Candor and he works with many of our clients at an executive level. His role helps them shape their business and marketing strategies, and define the structure, tools, and skills they need for success.

Matt Williams

Group Business Director

With over 20 years of experience in the out of home sector and after finishing up with QMS/Mediaworks as Group Sales Director, Matt is able to identify and provide solutions for any type of business, big or small.
It was a no brainer for Matt to bring his talents to the team “The attraction was working with some of NZs leading, passionate media minds, combining total transparency through the direct buying model with a single-minded focus around performance.

Clive Reed

Director

Celebrating 40 years in the media industry this year, Clive has managed the media negotiation and buying of over $1 billion of media spend. Clive has worked both in London and New Zealand on a vast array of blue-chip advertisers. He brings all the disciplines into New Zealand media from understanding global best practice of quality delivery at market leading pricing.

Julia Moss

Social Media Manager

A clever and creative communications expert with a specialty focus on the digital world, Julia leads our brands as they navigate the social media environment.

Marco Zdrenka

SEO Specialist

Extensive SEO experience in ranking local, national, and international website properties is Marco’s domain. With a strong research and analysis background, Marco has learnt to distil complex ideas into easy-to-understand information. This enables him to focus on tasks that have the biggest impact on a business’ online web presence, giving each client the best ‘’bang for their buck’’.
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Abi Banks

Client Service Director

With just over 10 years working “on the other side of the fence” with some of New Zealand’s largest media suppliers, Abi brings an extensive knowledge on how clients can strategically use the vast array of advertising solutions to their benefit.

Jessica Chen

Graphic Designer

With a passion for creativity, Jessica works across the full Adobe suite to provide image and video content to tells the brand's story. Also a talented artist and illustrator, Jess has worked with acrylic, watercolour and charcoal over the past decade.

Van Le

Campaign Executive

Van brings profound marketing experience and a keen eye for digital operations. She brings excellence to all of her work, driving high performance and positive ROI for clients.
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Kavya Krishnan

Paid Search Specialist

Kavya’s keen analytical mind develops and implements paid search strategies for both service and product-based clients. Her focus is on driving improved returns for Calibre + Candor clients.

Eva Liu

Business Administration

Our business expert who keeps Calibre + Candor running. Her superb Accounting and Administration skills allow the technical and media experts to focus on delivering great client results, while our business runs smoothly.