Account management team
Thomasina Ward – director of business development
Thomasina is The Key’s director of business development, helping the business grow across and within the education sector.
Ben Hardy – account manager
Ben previously worked as manager of a leisure company in Skegness and is an advanced open-water scuba diver. Ben holds a BA in geography from Newcastle University.
Anna Chuchulska- account management administrator
Anna previously worked as an Admin and Accounts Manager in the horticultural industry. She holds an MA in law, an MA in political science in resolving political and social conflicts and an MA in management in investment management and real estate. At The Key she supports the account managers with daily tasks, and admin work.
Chris Murphy- account manager
Chris graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2013 with a degree in sport and exercise science. He is a fully qualified gym instructor, and worked in the health and well-being field before joining The Key. Outside of work, Chris enjoys playing cricket, reading and watching westerns on repeat.
Isabelle Weston Goodman- junior account manager
Prior to joining The Key, Isabelle completed an internship at Cancer Research UK, working within the High Value Supporter Partnerships team. Whilst at University, Isabelle was a mentor to a group of sixth form pupils at a local school in Newcastle and was a telephone fundraiser for the University's Alumni Fund campaign.
Emma Temperley – regional business development manager
Emma joined The Key in August 2015. After graduating from the University of Newcastle with a BA (Hons) in accounting and finance, Emma went on to work as a recruitment consultant. She specialised initially in permanent sales recruitment and then in education recruitment, where she worked her way up to branch manager. This involved working with schools across the primary, secondary and special educational needs sectors. Emma has a passion for running and has completed the Great North Run on a number of occasions. She also enjoys travelling and spent two summers working at a summer camp in America.