About Us

Who are canvas marketing?

Geoff Phillips

Geoff phillips

Founder of Canvas Marketing
"Canvas Marketing supports businesses with big growth ambitions to flexibly access strategic marketing expertise whenever they need it."

As a freelance marketing director, I provide invaluable strategic brand and demand marketing expertise to ambitious growing or scaling businesses .

I align marketing to business strategy and advise on, then implement effective and data driven marketing activity with the support of a trusted network of expert partners.

My proven experience comes from leading the marketing of small businesses, growing businesses and global corporations at Marketing Director and Executive level.

This marketing experience covers B2B and B2C across sectors including technology,  Business SaaS, financial services, professional services, manufacturing and automotive.

Why are Canvas Marketing different?

Canvas Marketing’s mission is to make marketing relevant and effective for all ambitious businesses by providing much needed growth marketing authority and expertise.

Simon Sinek pioneered the idea ‘Start with Why’. And that’s where I start, by being driven to deliver brilliant marketing with a material purpose that delivers commercial impact and business success.

Marketing isn’t just about colouring in. It’s core to the success of any business and I am passionate about marketing being integrated at a strategic level throughout every ambitious business.

I thrive on the reward we all get when brilliant marketing just works.

Our Values

customer first

Everything focused on what your customers need and want.


Always curious because we don’t know what we don’t know.

keep it real

Tangible, quality activity and results achieved using proven experience.


A joined up, honest, can do process that enjoys shared success.


Never deviate from clear strategy, plan, execution and measurement.


Take accountability, own outcomes and do things in the right way.

A blank canvas

If you’d like to talk about marketing support for your business then submit your details via the form. Tell us as much or little as you like about your needs and we’ll be in touch.