Here at Glacier Media, our internal agency ecosystem is made up of 150+ folks.

It’s time for another edition of Team GMD Q&A! It’s kind of like Vogue’s 73 Questions. Instead, it’s in blog form and there are less than 10 questions – because you’re busy and we respect your time.

This week we speak to Troy Pickersgill, Team GMDs newest member hailing from London, England. Troy has an impressive background in digital marketing for the not-for-profit sector and has recently joined us as our newest social ads strategist.

Read on to learn more about Troy!

In a short paragraph, tell us a little bit about your role at GMD. What do you do on a daily basis:

I’m a strategist for the social team working on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn ads. My day to day sees me creating ad content and strategizing how best to achieve a client’s goals. With the wide variety of accounts I get to work on there is never a dull moment.

Personal kryptonite:

Pizza. I just can’t say no.

Hidden talent:

I can hold my breath for 2 minutes.

Hobbies:

I do consider myself somewhat of a hobbyist, much to the chagrin of those around me I’m sure. Most recently my hobbies include; photography, cycling, running, reading, watching film & tv, woodworking, cooking, baking, yoga and tennis.

What are you currently listening to?

Audio Book: Great Expectations
Music: Peggy Gou. A DJ from South Korea

If you had to give a TED talk, what would it be about?

The Science Behind Baking A Perfect Cookie

A cause/causes you are passionate about:

Sustainability and the technology being developed to promote sustainable practices.

What is the last thing you watched/listened to/read that inspired you, and why?

How to Make it In America. The opening credits inspire my style of photography and the show is all about hustling to achieve your dreams.

First thing you’re going to do when Covid is over?

Fly to England to see my friends and family.

Favourite Vancouver coffee/brunch/ spot?

Le Marche on St. George.

Last thing you binge-watched

Superstore. A great show if you’ve ever worked in a large retail store.

One thing school taught you and one thing it didn’t:
I was fortunate to meet people from all walks of life throughout school and university and I believe this really taught me to not only appreciate but also celebrate people’s differences. What I didn’t learn at school, however, was how to cook – which I really should have.

LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tpickersgill