Our Team

Michael Taggart    Founder and managing director   Michael has fintech content running through him like the word 'Brighton' in a stick of rock. Having enjoyed a successful career as a national newspaper correspondent, he joined PR consultancy MRM as head of digital in 2010 and worked with an array of financial services and fintech clients, including Nationwide, John Lewis Insurance, Scottish Friendly and Nucleus.  Outside of the day job, Michael has co-hosted and produced the  Beer & Bytes  fintech podcast with co-founder Amy. He is also co-founder (again, with Amy) of the  Mouthy Money  digital magazine, which helps young adults use tech to tackle the financial challenges ahead. Michael is married and lives in Brighton with his beloved cat, Tilksy, aged 12.  Follow Michael on  Twitter  or  email him .

Michael Taggart

Founder and managing director

Michael has fintech content running through him like the word 'Brighton' in a stick of rock. Having enjoyed a successful career as a national newspaper correspondent, he joined PR consultancy MRM as head of digital in 2010 and worked with an array of financial services and fintech clients, including Nationwide, John Lewis Insurance, Scottish Friendly and Nucleus.

Outside of the day job, Michael has co-hosted and produced the Beer & Bytes fintech podcast with co-founder Amy. He is also co-founder (again, with Amy) of the Mouthy Money digital magazine, which helps young adults use tech to tackle the financial challenges ahead. Michael is married and lives in Brighton with his beloved cat, Tilksy, aged 12.

Follow Michael on Twitter or email him.

Andrea Bruce    Account director   A full-stack marketer with a flair for content, Andrea has spent over 12 years creating campaigns and strategies with a diverse range of household names, fintechs and award-winning solopreneurs alike.  Her career began in radio, where her cult digital start-up caught the attention of ‘Dragon’ Peter Jones, whose foundation enlisted her as an ambassador for young entrepreneurs. After selling the business, Andrea joined Global radio as a business manager, before being headhunted by The Voice newspaper, because, in her own words; “I’m too old to go back to DJ-ing! Fintech is a bit more fun than handing out flyers to grumpy clubbers in the rain.”  Follow Andrea on  Twitter  or  email  her.

Andrea Bruce

Account director

A full-stack marketer with a flair for content, Andrea has spent over 12 years creating campaigns and strategies with a diverse range of household names, fintechs and award-winning solopreneurs alike.

Her career began in radio, where her cult digital start-up caught the attention of ‘Dragon’ Peter Jones, whose foundation enlisted her as an ambassador for young entrepreneurs. After selling the business, Andrea joined Global radio as a business manager, before being headhunted by The Voice newspaper, because, in her own words; “I’m too old to go back to DJ-ing! Fintech is a bit more fun than handing out flyers to grumpy clubbers in the rain.”

Follow Andrea on Twitter or email her.

James Rowe    Account director   Over the past 10 years, James has worked with some of the world’s biggest technology and challenger brands, including the likes of Microsoft, Samsung, Kia and Three, delivering insight-led PR campaigns that resonate in boardrooms and sway public opinion.  Outside of work, James fancies himself as somewhat of an entrepreneur with a fledgling Amazon store, and also enjoys competitive running challenges – not for the glory – but in a desperate bid to work off his Frankenstein food creations and elaborate cocktail designs.  Follow James on  Twitter  or  email him .

James Rowe

Account director

Over the past 10 years, James has worked with some of the world’s biggest technology and challenger brands, including the likes of Microsoft, Samsung, Kia and Three, delivering insight-led PR campaigns that resonate in boardrooms and sway public opinion.

Outside of work, James fancies himself as somewhat of an entrepreneur with a fledgling Amazon store, and also enjoys competitive running challenges – not for the glory – but in a desperate bid to work off his Frankenstein food creations and elaborate cocktail designs.

Follow James on Twitter or email him.

Rachael Revesz    Content writer   Rachael has a wealth of journalistic experience both in finance – she has been an investment reporter at CityWire and an editor at etf.com – and writing for consumer publications, like The Independent, Refinery29, The Pool and Lenny Letter.  A highlight of Rachael’s career (before Foco!) was reporting breaking news, writing features, interviews and opinion articles in New York, where she covered the presidential election, managing the US homepage of the website and building an editorial partnership with The Street, curating business-focused content and distributing it via social media.  Follow Rachael on  Twitter .

Rachael Revesz

Content writer

Rachael has a wealth of journalistic experience both in finance – she has been an investment reporter at CityWire and an editor at etf.com – and writing for consumer publications, like The Independent, Refinery29, The Pool and Lenny Letter.

A highlight of Rachael’s career (before Foco!) was reporting breaking news, writing features, interviews and opinion articles in New York, where she covered the presidential election, managing the US homepage of the website and building an editorial partnership with The Street, curating business-focused content and distributing it via social media.

Follow Rachael on Twitter.