Previous Speakers

We’ve had a range of leading SEO experts from around the world speaking at our events. Here are some of our previous speakers:


Keynote Speaker, SEO Consultant and Trainer

Craig has over 17 years experience in the industry and is a regular speaker at conferences all over the world.

Going from a Freelancer working from home, to building up his own digital marketing agency and now focuses on training and affiliate marketing he has the experience to be able to guide any Digital Marketer to learning more about the industry.

Craig is known for being straight talking and offering jargon free presentations.

Steven Van

Co-founder and VP of Community at ContentKing

Steven is the co-founder and VP of Community at ContentKing. He’s been doing SEO for over 13 years. He’s been on all sides of the table: 3 years in-house, 6 years of running a digital marketing agency and 4 years at an SEO software vendor.

Steven loves to share what he’s learned through writing and speaking. He does this by contributing to Search Engine Journal, CMSWire and Content Marketing Institute, and by speaking at conferences, organizing and speaking at SEO meetups.


Keynote Speaker, SEO Consultant and Author

I’m an SEO Consultant for mid / large organisations, with 15+ years of experience. Search Award judge and also Top 10 UK Marketing Influencer. I’m helping companies to deal with SEO challenges and growth.

I started working in SEO industry around year 2000 while living in Poland. Social Media became my area of expertise from 2010. In 2015 I traveled 75,000 km speaking at many conferences including ClickZ Shanghai China, ClickZ Jakarta Indonesia, SiMGA Malta, SES London in United Kingdom.


People Management

Having worked as a management coach for 6+ years, I have coached people in large organizations such as Shell and Coca-Cola and I have worked with entrepreneurs in small companies.

My one main focus remain the same, effective people management – Organisation no matter what size is build with awesome people. If you don’t know how to get the most out of your staff, you are missing out big time.

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Digital Strategiest
& Domain Seller

Tommy Butler owns and operates Glasgow.comthe well developed website that represents Scotland’s largest city – the town where Tommy grew up and still resides some 50 years after he was born there in the early 1960s.

As owner of the local brand name and the steady flow of global traffic the name attracts from web surfers, Butler has a big leg up on the traditional local media outlets that used to rule the roost.



Head of SEO
at Bright Design

A native of Northampton, I joined Bright Design as a fervent SEO consultant and now lead a team of digital strategists with the sole purpose of delivering marketing strategies that drive traffic and build growth, both on a local level and national scale.

I have extensive experience in technical SEO & Web Development, Analytics, Conversion Rate Optimisation, Paid Search marketing, and Social Media strategy.



Social Media

10 years experience as a social media trainer. Over 800 workshops delivered and over 100 recommendations on LinkedIn. Numerous successful case studies.

Regular social media commentator on BBC Local Radio Author of The #SocialMediaDaily WhatsApp social media news update Broadcaster of The #SocialMediaShow weekly Facebook Live and podcast

Gary Wilson


Link Builder
& Affiliate Marketer

Gary Wilson is most known as the outreach link building expert. Gary has built thousands of outreach links for clients around the world and he also works on his own  high scale affiliate and e-commerce projects.

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Luke Donnelly

Digital Marketing Executive

In addition to his newfound digital marketing career, Luke is also a Scottish footballer who plays as a striker for Arbroath. Luke originally began his career as a youth player for Celtic and also had loan spells at East Stirlingshire, Alloa Athletic and Greenock Morton. He then played for Queen’s Park and Stranraer.

When Luke was just a lad in 2015, he scored Celtic’s third goal in a 5–2 victory against Rangers as they won the 2014–15 Scottish Youth Cup.

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Kathryn Strachan

Director & Head of Copy at Copyhouse

After completing an MA in Modern Literature at the University College of London, Kathryn embarked on a copywriting career in digital agencies. She started her career at SEO specialists QueryClick and Yard Digital before striking out on her own as a freelance copywriter working on campaigns for HSBC, Sage and Sainsbury’s Bank. 

Today, Kathryn runs Copy House, an Edinburgh-based content marketing agency. Copy House specialises in SEO and long-form content for financial and legal service companies and the team has worked with well-known brands like Scottish Widows, Anderson Strathern, Money Dashboard and Travelex.