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Stephen Maher - Chair/CEO

Stephen Maher


With an MA in Modern History from Balliol College Oxford in 1983, Stephen entered agency account management working at agencies including AMV/BBDO and TBWA/ Simons Palmer before founding MBA in 1994 and merging it with STACK to form MBAstack in 2021. He is also Chair of the DMA, Ambassador and previous Chair of The Marketing Society as well as IPA Fellow, Council Member and previous Chair of the IPA Effectiveness Board and Oystercatcher Fellow. Stephen can also regularly be found at Stamford Bridge with his 4 children.

Amongst our mixed breed of creatives, strategists, technologists and data experts, and the people that support and bring it all together, you’ll find over 60 of us working happily from home and at our new offices in Bow Street. As well as our MBAstack colleagues, we also connect daily on projects with relevant experts from the wider MSQ family.