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

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 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 was an insurance company Head of Marketing and MD of a City financial communications agency by his early 30s. 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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