Experience, the difference.

About Financial Marketing

Financial Marketing (FM) is a full service marketing agency founded on experience and headquartered in the City of London.

As a trusted marketing adviser to leading financial and services brands, Financial Marketing offers a breadth and depth of expertise that spans strategy, design, content, research, brand, media and channels.

FSQS Stage 2 Accredited, FM brings decades of industry and marketing knowledge to the most complex challenges, with ideas rooted in insight and great customer outcomes.


Our projects are a reflection of our varied and extensive marketing experience.

If you click on the link below you can see a full list of the organisations we have been privileged to support.


Below you will find insights into our extensive portfolio of projects.

We are proud to be part of their stories.

There's no substitute for experience.

Recent Awards

Gamechangers (ACQ5) Global Awards 2021 - Full Service Marketing Agency Of The Year (Financial / Professional Services) - UK

Corporate Vision Magazine Media Innovator Awards 2021 - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year – UK

2021 Global Business Insight Awards - Financial Marketing Agency Of The Year 2021

Corp Today Magazine 2021 - Global Business Awards - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year - UK

Five Star Lawyers 2021 Awards - Financial Marketing Firm Of The Year – UK

Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards 2021 - Golden Advisor Award

International Investor Awards 2021 - Best Financial Marketing Agency UK

Acquisitions International 2021 Global Excellence Awards - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year

Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards 2021 - Financial Marketing Firm of the Year UK

Corp Today Awards 2021 - Best in Digital Marketing Solutions UK

SME News Finance Awards 2020 - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year

InterContinental Finance & Law - Top 100 Leading Firm 2020

Acquisitions International 2020 - Best Full-Service Marketing Agency 2020 - Financial Services

ACQ5 Country Awards 2020 - Best Practice Operator: The United Kingdom

Corp Today Magazine 2020 - Global Business Awards - Best in Digital Marketing Solutions – UK

Worldwide Financial Advisor Excellence Awards 2020 - Financial Marketing Firm of the Year – UK

UK Enterprise Awards 2020 - Best Financial Marketing Service 2020


In addition to full service marketing advice and support, FM offers a dedicated brand management practice – Brand Workshop


Strategy Development | Brand Development | Graphic Design | Web Design | Customer Insight | Customer Experience (CX) | Market Research | Content Creation | Copywriting | Advertising | Direct Marketing | Stakeholder Management | Digital Marketing | Social Media | Affinity Marketing | Event Management | Crisis Management | Internal Communications

Banking | Insurance | Commercial Finance | Corporate Finance | Credit Services | Surety | Fintech | Insurtech | Professional Services | Investment Management | M&A | Consumer Finance | Trade Bodies | Government

Leadership Team

Financial Marketing has a long-standing team. Each is a specialist within their marketing field with deep sector specialism too.

Each marketing programme is personally led by one of the agency's owners.

  • Mike Symes, CEO

    Mike is a highly experienced marketing strategist and published author, specialising in brand differentiation and development. Formerly Head of Marketing at Bank of New York Financial, Mike is a Freeman of the City of London and the Worshipful Company of Marketors.

  • John Dillon, Creative Director

    John is a multidisciplinary Creative Director with a strong track record in leading London agencies. He is known for his creative and inspirational approach to design and for his provocative thinking in articulating the core idea at the heart of every brand and campaign.

  • Chris Harvey, Managing Director

    A DM and PR award winning marketer, Chris was previously an insurance company Head of Marketing and MD of a City financial services communications agency. An experienced copywriter and planner, Chris is also a level 7 qualified business coach, CIM Chartered Marketer and Fellow.

Contact us:

t +44 (0)20 7464 4400

Financial Marketing Limited
1 Royal Exchange Avenue
London EC3V 3LT
United Kingdom

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