The Alchemists


Angus Crowther

Founding Partner
Client Services Lead

Angus co-founded Alchemists in early 2019 with Vlad after they set up and were part of the team that sold Oystercatchers to Centaur Media. Angus also has 15 years experience agency side and therefore brings invaluable knowledge of the agencies and their people. Angus is an expert at pitches having led well over 100 high-impact pitches for clients including BBC, Barclaycard, F1, Samsung and Camelot as well as domestic pitches for GoCompare and international pitches for clients that include Delta Air Lines and Invesco.

Vlad Komanicky

Founding Partner 
Commercial & Strategy Lead

Vlad co-founded Alchemists in early 2019 with Angus after they set up and were part of the team that sold Oystercatchers to Centaur Media. Vlad has run major consultancy projects for EY, Post Office and Invesco among others. Vlad has worked client side for GSK where he was the Global Category Leader for Creative/Professional agencies and prior to that, worked in senior positions for Vodafone, Mars, John Lewis and RBS. Vlad has a remarkable ability to combine creativity with an ability to master numbers, data and complex strategic concepts.


Maria Kiuber

Project Director

Maria is an expert Project Director with experience working on various complex projects including consolidation and pitch processes. Maria has a wealth of experience working in both agencies and marketing consultancies, most recently managing L'Oréal and eBay at McCann.

Emma Harrison

Project Manager

Emma has 5 years of experience working on customer and client facing projects for NatWest where most recently, she was responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of a high-profile project offshore.


Our Partners


Roo Mackie

Senior Consultant, Strategy

Russel Wohlwerth

Senior Consultant

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