35 years of SEO & Digital Marketing Experience

Nick Witcher - Managing Director

Nick began his Internet career in 1998 with the world's leading computer games website gamesdomain.com (now owned by Yahoo). Nick set up the European advertising sales team for Gamesdomain and increased revenue by 600% within 7 months. In 2000 Nick was headhunted by Vivendi Universal to head up the UK operation of their premier online gaming brand WON.net.

Since 2002 Nick has worked in a variety of industries and has adapted his Internet marketing and sales expertise with great success, leading to massive increases in online sales revenue and profits.

In 2007 Nick decided it was time to work for himself and Witch Hazel was born on 4th June 2007.

Jez Green – Marketing Director

Jez is a creative, logical, analytical, curious and commercially minded search and online marketing specialist. Jez has over ten years experience delivering results for a range of organisations, including market-leading websites, major blue chip corporations, public sector bodies and search engine marketing technology suppliers.

Jez has a deep understanding of current online techniques, tracking and analytics, and a successful track record driving record traffic and constant cost-per acquisition reduction.

Jez began his Internet career as senior marketing consultant for Jobsite.co.uk in 1999 and was promoted to SEO/PPC Manager for Jobsite Worldwide in 2003. His last position was as Head of Search at uSwitch.com. He joined Witch Hazel as Marketing Director in early 2009.

Wayne Hazell - Technical Director

Wayne started off at ZDNet writing and making websites for several leading publications including PC Magazine and PC Direct, growing them from simple, static reprints of magazine content to modern dynamic sites with database backends and a comprehensive suite of internal tools.

After a few years of agency work in London and Brighton Wayne has built sites and tools for customers in several different markets developing a well rounded skill set of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) development for mangling data and now that browsers have finally caught up, Javascript and CSS to make it gorgeous and usable.

A jack of all trades, Wayne loves open source and can build just about anything required to help create a winning online presence.