Armadillo Asks: Clare Thatcher

We want to introduce you to the people who make Armadillo tick. So grab a coffee, settle back and say hello to Clare…


Name? Clare Thatcher

Job title? Account Director

Date joined Armadillo? May 2021


What’s your biggest achievement (personal or professional)? 

Personally, hiking to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu in Malaysia for sunrise. Professionally, improving client satisfaction scores by 60% in less than a year.

What are some small things that make your day better?

Oat Milk Latte (iced or hot – I’m not fussy).


Tell us something about you that might surprise us.

I once flew to Seoul, South Korea for a total of 48 hours!


If you were stuck on a desert island, which book, film and album would you take?

Book: Harry Potter

Film: You’ve Got Mail (oldie but goodie)

Album: Hard to pick one, but Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA would be high on the list.


What inspires you?

People inspire me! I love hearing about people’s goals in life and how they plan to achieve them.


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

That life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.


If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would you do?

I’d probably freak out in shock for a moment and then book a trip to the Philippines – it is somewhere that I have always wanted to visit.

What’s your favourite quote?

I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.


What stat for your life would you most like to see?

How many oat milk lattes I have purchased from MOKOKO over the last few years (p.s. I’d highly recommend their coffee in you’re in the Bristol area!).

What songs have you completely memorised?

Bruce Springsteen – The River or Adele – Someone Like You.


If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?

Eating out…


If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?

Travelling at the speed of light.


What and where is Bristol’s hidden gem?

Perhaps not so hidden, but ‘Crafty Egg’ on Gloucester Road. They do an amazing breakfast!

Describe what you do in 10 words of less.

Work incredibly closely with our clients to strategise and deliver fantastic marketing campaigns, along with supporting a great team of people.


How would you describe what Armadillo does?

We drive ROI for our clients by harnessing data and delivering creative, innovative and timely comms.


What are the three best things about working at Armadillo?

The agency’s ambitions, clients and people.


What do you like most about your job?

The brilliant, talented and incredibly hardworking people that I get to work with every day!