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A bit about us...

Ginger is highly invested in the marine industry.

Our expertise extends well beyond all-things nautical into a number of areas.


We're enthusiastic, well-connected and knowledgeable, with a deep-rooted understanding of the dynamics across this specialized landscape.  


Ginger is powered by a passion for what we do, we relish opportunities to make waves, push boundaries and get creative.

"Ginger went to great lengths from the start to understand our business DNA, enabling them to effectively represent us in a way that reflects our values and objectives in a regulated environment." - Simon Hedley, Head of Commercial Partnerships, Pantaenius UK Ltd

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Meet the team

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Hayley Harris

Managing Director

Amanda Thibaut

PR Manager

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Kim Darbyshire

Account Manager

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Katie Carr

Digital Content Creator

Founder of Ginger, problem solver and marketeer for over 20 years. Her style comes with a strong work ethic  - practical and results driven plus a no-nonsense approach to getting the job done well first time.


Hayley's career started during the boom and launching the first online retailers in the IT sector. Her early career was very much focused in the advertising sector, where she really got under the skin of a brief and building relationships with clients. Later taking a more holistic marketing role, and a passion for branding which led to further education and a post grad degree in Marketing. 


In 2001 Hayley began working in the marine industry, marketing for London and Southampton Boat Show's, including moving the show from Earls Court to ExCeL. From there rebranding British Marine back in 2002, launching numerous large-scale marketing campaigns to get more customers into boating and moving to trade marketing for British Marine, as well as offering advice and guidance to members on their own plans.

Amanda Thibaut has enjoyed many years in the global superyacht industry, working at luxury brokerage companies Yachting Partners International and then Ocean Independence.


Her involvement across charter, sales, management and marketing have brought extensive experience and a firm understanding of both lifestyle and marine PR.  


Amanda's pragmatic approach and enthusiasm are key drivers to her considered and positive writing style, whilst always looking to go the extra mile for clients. 

Currently embracing countryside living, Amanda is regularly drawn to the coast for a stroll or a dip with her water-loving dog. 

Kim is a passionate and enthusiastic digital creative, with experience across industries including the third sector, marine, entertainment, within agency and in-house roles.


She has extensive knowledge and experience of social media marketing, ads, content marketing, communications, and event marketing in B2B and B2C environments.

Outside of work, Kim loves spending time out with her family on the Solent, walking in her local area of the New Forest and is a self-confessed bookworm.

An organised creative, Katie initially gained over a decades worth of experience working in the London financial industry.


Following her passion for design, she subsequently brought that vision to her own successful freelance business working across the digital marketing landscape. Undertaking a range of  graphic design, social media management, branding and business strategy projects for entrepreneurs and start ups.


Katie is highly knowledgeable, and has an excellent eye for detail and loves to see results! 

Living on the Kent coast, she enjoys family time with her two girls taking opportunities to get on the water paddle boarding, kayaking and sea swimming.

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