Our Alchemists

MT Rainey


MT Rainey, Chairman, Th­­_nk, Founderhorsesmouth.co.uk
MT (Mary Teresa) Rainey was founder and CEO of top UK advertising agency Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R. She resigned from her role as Chair of the company in 2005 to start a social enterprise in the digital arena called horsesmouth.co.uk, inspired by the potential of new media to create significant public value. Horsesmouth.co.uk is an online social network for informal mentoring and now has over 30,000 active members.
MT is also an investor in and Chairman of the fast growing digital agency Th_nk which recently topped The Pitch/Marketing Week’s Reputation Survey and has launched Pottermore for JKRowling.
In a voluntary capacity MT is Vice Chair of Skillset, the Sector Skills Council for the Creative Industries, sits on the National Skills Commission and on The Advisory Board of NCVO.
She is a former Chairman of the Marketing Group of Great Britain and is a regular speaker on communications, media and digital industry issues.