Our History


  • March: Launch of the Watertight Webschool learning platform
  • February: Launch of the four-part Marketing Transformation Programme as a core service offering
  • January: Bryony Thomas elected as Marketing Director (volunteer) of the Professional Speaking Association


  • October: Launched the Profit Priority Profile online diagnostic
  • September: Ran our first two-day conference, attended by 140 people
  • August: Appointed Simon Bottle as Director of Consulting
  • August: Ran first two pilot studies on team research using the Touchpoint Leak™  framework


  • October: Bryony Thomas named Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association
  • October: Masterplan Group hits 100 delegates
  • September: New-style Masterplan launched
  • September: New levels of licensing launched and first official Resellers and Partners joined the network
  • June: First Masterplan Annual Awards and Graduation Party
  • June: First ‘Masterplanner of The Year’ announced (Sara Parker)
  • June: This year’s ‘Small Business Owner of the Year’ announced (Karen Meager, Monkey Puzzle)
  • June: First Watertight Marketing Certified Practitioner of the Year announced (Kara Stanford [Licensed 2014-19])
  • May: Moved into new offices near the Gloucester Road, Bristol
  • April: First full-time employee appointed at Watertight Marketing
  • March: Bryony Thomas wins ‘Academy for Chief Executives Rising Star Speaker’ Award
  • January: Watertight Marketing’s 5th year at the top of Amazon best sellers list for it’s category


  • July: First ever 2-day online conference (#wmconf)
  • July: First live streaming
  • January: First ever 5* ACE speaker (Charles McGlochlen, London)
  • January: First ‘Small Business Owner of the Year’ announced (George Spence, RedSpot Self Storage)
  • January: Watertight Marketing announced as the Winner of the Business Category at the London Book Festival 2015


  • June: Watertight Marketing expands into Scotland
  • May: Watertight Marketing – Finalist in the International Book Awards 2015
  • January: Non executive director appointed


  • May: Watertight Marketing nominated for international Small Business Book Awards
  • May: Watertight Marketing wins National Indie Excellence Book Awards
  • January: Book Birthday Party (delayed launch)
  • January: First three licensees announced: Cheryl Crichton, Rachael Wheatley, Ben Wheeler


  • May: First ever graduates through Masterplan
  • January: Watertight Marketing officially published


  • January: Official Watertight Markeitng website launched


  • October: Bry had a baby!


  • January: First full-time employee engaged at Clear Thought Consulting


  • March: Bryony made a presentation to the Bath & Bristol Marketing Network, this was the first public outing of many of the core principles now at the heart of the Watertight Marketing methodology
  • January: Won 12-month transformation project with Trollbeads UK
  • January: First Associate joined


  • October: Won 12-month Transformation Project with Gradwell
  • October: Bryony Thomas officially left Experian
  • August 5: Established as Clear Thought Consulting Ltd