The Prizeshark Team

ABOUT US

We started Prizeshark back in 2005 with the objective of providing clients in the entertainment industry, with a one-stop shop for the supply of prizes and rewards, partnership opportunities and reduced costs. Since then, we’ve grown our services and built hugely the partnerships and industries we work with. Our team is growing every year and now has more than 50 years of front line experience in everything relating to promotions, incentives & competitions that requires prizes, gifts & rewards.

Our success is built on the desire and passion to deliver excellence at all times to our clients and their customers.  At each touchpoint within our business, from proposals for new briefs, imagery for new campaigns and response time to existing orders, we guarantee you’ll be impressed with level of service from all of the team.  Check out some of our client testimonials!

MEET OUR TEAM

Peter Andrews
Sales Director
Most surprising experience at work: Sitting next to Lee Dixon (ex Arsenal player) who was still playing football for them at a works Xmas party…..I didn’t work for Arsenal!
Favourite film: Casino – De Niro at his best!
Favourite food: Pizza
Best holiday I’ve been on: Bali on our honeymoon, a stunning place!
What I like about Prizeshark: There really are so many things. If I had to pick one that has always stood out, I’d say it’s the freedom & creativity I was empowered with from my first day. We all have pressures at work, in my role it is sales, to be given the opportunity to develop a customer base in my own time was very powerful, the company never once gave me any targets, they knew I’d set them myself and be desperate to hit them.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I once had hair and there are photos to prove it!
Alina Ciobanu
Senior Accounts Assistant
Most surprising experience at work: Received an unexpected but delightful surprize, on Christmas Eve, when a group of my students came carolling at my door. What a joyful moment!
Favourite film: Twilight Saga.
Favourite food: Barbeque.
Best holiday I’ve been on: Turkey.
What I like about Prizeshark: Everyone is very friendly, and no day is the same. It provides a good work-life balance.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I have a mini nail salon at home, and love to do nail art for friends and family.









Lynda Collins
Finance Executive
Most surprising experience at work: Seeing the Apache helicopter do a flight display.
Favourite film: Mamma Mia.
Favourite food: Sea Food.
Best holiday I’ve been on: Crete.
What I like about Prizeshark: The great team!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I worked on Boeing's first fly-by-wire airliner, the 777.















Drew Daniels
Account Administrator
Most surprising experience at work: Working a wedding that Kate and Pippa Middleton were guests at.
Favourite film: Spider-man No Way Home
Favourite food: Ramen
Best holiday I’ve been on: African Safari
What I like about Prizeshark: The trust placed on me by the team to take onus of tasks and jobs is very fulfilling and instils a lot of confidence in me!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I was invited to compete in a semi-professional Call of Duty team when I was younger.









Chantel Field
Account Executive
Most surprising experience at work: Going Shopping For High Branded Items Like - Louis Vuitton Bags
Favourite film: Disney - Beauty and the Beast
Favourite food: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Best holiday I’ve been on: Disneyland
What I like about Prizeshark: Friendly and Caring Colleagues Like Family.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I Have A Small Talent For POI Spinning And Diablo.













Jackie Harold
Finance
Most surprising experience at work: Getting locked in the Office while the whole Town went on lockdown for several hours because of an escaped raging bull!
Favourite film: More of a genre than an actual film - Romcoms
Favourite food: Everything!
Best holiday I’ve been on: Hawaii
What I like about Prizeshark: Really lovely bunch of people.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: There was this one time when I gave up chocolate for a WHOLE week!















Nicola Higson
Chief Finance Officer
Most surprising experience at work: Jointly winning the Great London Bake Off
Favourite film: Pretty Woman
Favourite food: Curry
Best holiday I’ve been on: Mexico
What I like about Prizeshark: Working with a great team
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I used to play the cello.



















James Kelly
Managing Director
Most surprising experience at work: I was presenting in front of six HR representatives at a new client meeting. Upon arrival I opened my bag, pulled out my laptop and with it came Darren Bear, my 2 year olds favourite teddy, that she had planted earlier that morning without me noticing. Embarrassing to say the least but a great ice breaker nonetheless.
Favourite film: Shawshank Redemption
Favourite food: I’d have to go for a full English breakfast!
Best holiday I’ve been on: Disney World with the family last year was amazing. Not a typical relaxing holiday though.
What I like about Prizeshark: Having been a client before joining the Prizeshark team, I can honestly say that their service is second to none and I have enjoyed working with everyone that I have come into contact with. The same can definitely be said from the inside.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I love cribbage! Don’t judge me.
Lizzie Kelly
Account Manager
Most surprising experience at work: I once had to make a dessert for Mary Berry (I’m a huge Bake Off fan by the way), talk about pressure!! Luckily she enjoyed it.
Favourite film: The Imitation Game – world war two and Benedict Cumberbatch (weird crush), what more could a girl want?
Favourite food: Sunday roast.
Best holiday I’ve been on: Disney World. I think I enjoyed it more than the kids!!
What I like about Prizeshark: The people. The team are amazing, truly lovely people!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: My family and I are total Harry Potter nerds – we watch one of the films every Sunday afternoon and have a collection of wands!




Kalya Kendall
Account Administrator
Most surprising experience at work: Pulling a pint for Comedian Mel Giedroyc and her whole family!
Favourite film: All the Hunger Games movies, absolute masterpieces!
Favourite food: Stone baked Italian pizza with olives, goats’ cheese, Parma ham and rocket.
Best holiday I’ve been on: I went on a group trip to Vietnam with my friend and some other young people where we travelled around the country and did lots of activities. I saw such amazing landscapes, met lovely people, and ate delicious food. I made so many great memories there!
What I like about Prizeshark: The best company culture and the people, I can’t say enough good things about it.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I can recite the lines to the first Twilight movie, I’m not ashamed of it.
Lisa Moore
Account Executive
Most surprising experience at work: Receiving lovely thank you messages from prize winners.
Favourite film: True Romance.
Favourite food: Thai.
Best holiday I’ve been on: Cayman Islands and Lanzarote with the family.
What I like about Prizeshark: The lovely team.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I used to dive in Shipwrecks!













Ian Short
Chief Executive Officer
Most surprising experience at work: Unaware my picture was taken at an England football team training day, and then finding that picture used in David Beckham’s autobiography.
Favourite film: Jaws.
Favourite food: Thai/Italian/French/desserts – all of it really.
Best holiday I’ve been on: Taking my boys to Australia and Singapore.
What I like about Prizeshark: I started the company in 2005 probably expecting it to be a one man band consultancy, and its evolved into a lovely business with a wonderful team of people it’s a pleasure to work with.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I once posed as a nude life model for my wife's art class.



Aaron Smith
Account Manager
Most surprising experience at work: Having to chase birds out of the toyshop I worked at as they were messing all over the lego!
Favourite film: Halloween (all of them)!
Favourite food: IKEA meatballs, insane.
Best holiday I’ve been on: I would say Iceland as it is where I got engaged and we did so many amazing things there. It was a bit different to the standard Summer holiday and would love to go back!
What I like about Prizeshark: The investment they make and trust they have with every single member of the team. The people are all amazing!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I once dressed up as Santa for my daughters nursery!
Jenny Stone
Account Executive
Most surprising experience at work:Winning a trip to Hong Kong.
Favourite film: Anything with Tom Cruise in it 😊
Favourite food: My Mum’s Roast Dinner.
Best holiday I’ve been on: There have been a few…… Florida, New York, California, Mauritius, Barbados and Hong Kong – all for very different reasons but loved each one of them!
What I like about Prizeshark: What’s not to like? It’s a fab company to work for with a great friendly team and no two days are the same!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I support Millwall.




Sophie Taylor
Account Administrator
Most surprising experience at work: When I worked at a racecourse, we hosted a Narcolepsy Convention – Hundreds of people were just falling asleep everywhere all the time! A girl from the TV show ‘The Undateables’ was there.
Favourite film: The Little Mermaid
Favourite food: Roast Dinner or Chinese Takeaway
Best holiday I’ve been on: Disneyland Paris
What I like about Prizeshark: Everyone is so friendly and approachable! They all made me feel right at home from my first day.
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I love wild camping, out in the middle of nowhere with just a tent and sleeping bag – amazing!


Jo Trill
Account Executive
Most surprising experience at work: Ringing a Gadget Show winner who was so overwhelmed with joy that she couldn’t talk, it was a truly funny experience
Favourite film: The Great Race
Favourite food: Italian
Best holiday I’ve been on: Kefalonia
What I like about Prizeshark: No day is the same, good team, all happy to help – one big happy family, giving prize winners happy memories
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: That I pushed Ian out of a moving car at the age of 5 (on purpose so he claims)





Sarah Turner-Short
Company Secretary
Most surprising experience at work: Being in Labour sending last minute e-mails at 5 am because I am that dedicated people!
Favourite film: lots of good ones err...Raiders - classic
Favourite food: Cake or chocolate or chocolate cake!
Best holiday: I’ve been on Recent trip to Oz with the boys
What I like about Prizeshark: Friendly atmosphere – quite like the boss too!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I had a perm once – tell anyone I kill you!! .. oh and I am an international assassin – tell anyone I kill you!



Lucy Wright
Account Administrator
Most surprising experience at work: Getting to work with Santa and his reindeers in a Christmas grotto.
Favourite film: Bridesmaids
Favourite food: I love going out for sushi with my friends.
Best holiday I’ve been on: I spent one Christmas in the sun in Tenerife with my family, which was a great holiday.
What I like about Prizeshark: It is such an exciting company to work for, the team is very supportive and welcoming, and every day is enjoyable!
Something even my colleagues probably don’t know about me: I used to do the martial art Taekwondo for a few years and achieved a black-stripe belt.
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