Carl Hopkins – Non-Executive Director

Carl Hopkins

Can often be seen painting faces of well-known people, where a number of his pieces can be found in local galleries.

Carl Hopkins has over 30 years’ experience in marketing, advertising and branding as well as business ownership. His career began as a junior designer for direct marketing agency JDA and went on to become managing director, before selling the business he had increased turnover from £9.6 million to £19.4 million.

Over his career, Carl has been voted the 35th most influential marketer outside of London by readers of The Drum magazine, Man of the Year in 2015 by Network She and Business Person of the Year in 2015 by Brighouse Echo.

Providing support on growth and expansion, Carl ensures the agency is a well-oiled, working machine. His responsibility for the agency’s development offers the perfect opportunity to delve into his marketing experience and business acumen.

Alongside his role at Faith PR, Carl has held several positions within the industry as non-executive director as well as developing and building an e-commerce retail offering across a range of branded products.

Career highlight:

Buying full-service marketing agency JDA in 2000 and then selling it in 2007 having doubled its turnover

Biggest influence:

Judith Donovan CBE, the founder of JDA

Alternative career:


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