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.

We bring 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

ACQ5 Global Awards 2019 - Full Service Marketing Agency of the Year (Financial / Professional Services) - UK

International Finance Awards 2019 - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year - UK

Worldwide Financial Advisor Magazine Golden Globe Awards 2019 - Financial Marketing Firm of the Year

SME Finance Awards 2019 - Financial Marketing Agency of the Year

UK Enterprise Awards 2019 - Best Full-Service Specialist Marketing Agency


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 and brand strategist and published author. 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. He is also Chairman of FIDES.

  • 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 rose to a Head of Marketing position in his 20s and was MD of a ‘top ten’ financial communications agency in his 30s. An experienced copywriter and planner, Chris is also a qualified business coach and a CIM mentor.

Contact us:

t +44 (0)20 7464 4400

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