We are the challenger media agency for challenger clients.

VCCP Media is a full service media planning and buying agency. Our mission is to deliver Media: Like it should be. We do this through three core principles:


We have invested in a very experienced team of strategists and media practitioners. It means we get to better answers, faster


We offer a full-service media planning and buying capability across all channels and platforms. So we can offer the right solution from the full media toolbox.


We trade with full transparency, of course. For us integrity goes beyond trading. It’s about building honest and trusted relationships with clients and media owners and all partners we work with to foster mutually satisfactory business relationships which endure.


Peter Bennett Joint CEO, VCCP Media

Peter is a leader with over 25 years experience in the full service communications and media industry.

He has blue chip client experience working at WCRS, Saatchi & Saatchi and Havas Media Group before joining VCCP Media in 2018 as part of the VCCP Media management team leading the integrated “it only works if it all works” proposition across the agency, and connecting the creative and media services within the VCCP Partnership.

Tara Marus Joint CEO, VCCP Media

Tara started her career in media within an independent full service advertising agency, followed by a decade in WPP media agencies working across a variety of blue chip and challenger clients including The FT,, Mercedes & Jeep.

Her primary remit is to continually champion creative within media and challenge the norm. She is part of the management team driving the challenger and integrated ethos at VCCP.

Simon Jenkins Joint CSO, VCCP Media

With over 20 years of media agency experience, Simon Jenkins has worked across a number of disciplines, planning, buying and client management, on a  wide range of categories and clients, including; Orange, AXA, TUI, and KIA Motors.

Simon has won IPA Effectiveness Awards and seeks to put audience insights at the heart of all media plans to generate real business change.

Steve Taylor Joint CSO, VCCP Media

Steve has over 25 years of experience consulting in research, digital, creative and full service media agencies. He has worked across sectors as diverse as FMCG and financial services, automotive and entertainment, and across both creative and media accounts, on both a domestic and international basis.

Steve is particularly focussed on digital and data and new approaches to measurement, analytics and effectiveness.

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