Green River Media

Delivering digital results for over 10 years

We're Green River Media, an award-winning, full-service web development and digital marketing agency based in Leeds, London and Sarajevo. Since 2009, we've been helping world-leading brands grow by providing high-quality, robust web development, search engine optimisation and digital consultancy. With over 200 years' combined experience in the digital space, our team of designers, developers and digital marketing experts are accustomed to delivering award-winning digital solutions across multiple vertical sectors.

Our team are well-versed in multiple CMS platforms including Umbraco, Drupal, WordPress and Magento. We’re also Sitecore Certified and a Kentico Gold Partner. Our developers are experienced in delivering even the most complex projects, from worldwide collaborative intranets to multi-lingual CMS platforms and integrations. - Whatever the challenge, our dynamic approach ensures that we always deliver, on time, every time.

We’re not interested in short-term wins, and we certainly don’t use a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to delivering digital projects. Our ethos is to work closely with our clients to build long-lasting relationships based on trust and success. It’s our flexible, customer-centric approach that has helped maintain our enviable client-retention rate. Don’t just take our word for it, find out what our clients think about working with Green River Media.

Nej Gakenyi

CEO and Founder

As CEO, Nej leads Green River Media with great enthusiasm. Responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the business, Nej makes sure that everything runs smoothly and projects are completed to the highest possible standard.

Norman Graves

CTO

Norman has been working for Green River Media since the very beginning. His breadth of Ektron knowledge and many years of experience in the technology industry mean that he can provide unique strategies to increase the value of our clients’ digital presence.

Ida Vejzagic

Key Accounts Manager

Since joining Green River Media in September 2011, Ida has built strong client relationships. Ida takes time to understand our clients' needs and then advises them on how Green River Media can best meet their requirements.  Ida is passionate about providing excellent customer service, giving each project a fresh approach and ultimately providing a complete bespoke service.
 
Prior to working at Green River Media, Ida was a Quality Assurance Engineer at a software agency after completing an IT faculty master’s degree.
 
Ida loves the great outdoors and enjoys adrenaline sports such as snowboarding and quad biking.

Senad Bahor

Principal Consultant

Lead Designer, Senad, manages the Front End Development team and is involved in the process of designing web pages, including graphics, animation and functionality, for our clients. As well as managing and supporting the department, Senad also liaises with clients as our Principle Consultant in order to define requirements for their projects.

Mehtab Shabir

Key Accounts Manager

Tab has worked for Green River Media since September 2012 and is responsible for building client relationships and providing a link between our clients and our internal team. Tab also delivers social media courses and supports clients with social media consultancy to help maximise their digital presence.
 
Tab has had a varied career. After qualifying as a barrister in 2007, he then took time out to play poker for a living whilst setting up a small white label development company of his own.
 
Tab is passionate about helping Green River Media and our clients grow in parallel and feels great satisfaction in delivering projects that exceed client expectations.
 
Outside of work, Tab plays golf (poorly) when the weather permits and as a massive football fan, supports Liverpool FC. He also still dabbles in the occasional game of poker. With his great sense of humour, Tab is a great person to work with.

Jessica Thomas

Account Manager

Jess is one of our Account Managers here at GRM, her main responsibility is maintaining a long lasting and successful relationship with her clients. In addition, Jess is proactively seeking new opportunities through her consultative new business approach.

Prior to working with GRM, Jess completed her degree in Fashion Studies and later went on to become a Branch Manager at a Renewable Energy company, where she developed her passion for customer-facing business.
Jess channels her creativity through drawing but when she’s not busy with arts & crafts, she loves doing things with her family such as country walks, baking or watching films. Her diet mostly consists of white wine, Yorkshire tea and avocados.

Victoria Shpiliak

Financial Controller

Victoria is GRMs Financial Controller and is based in our Leeds office; Victoria is responsible for the financial management and brings her experience as a fully qualified chartered accountant (ACCA Qualification).
 
Graduating from the Belarusian State Economical University with a Bachelor Degree in Economics, Victoria went on to gain experience as a bookkeeper, accountant and auditor. Victoria previously worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland in their Invoice Finance Group, gaining vast knowledge working in the financial industry.

In her free time, Victoria is a dance teacher in Sunday Russian school. She likes to travel with her family, play piano and a little bit of guitar - and loves reading a good book!

Jalle Islamovic

Operations Manager

As Head of the Support Team at Green River Media, Jalle assists our clients with everything related to their website, giving round-the-clock digital support and advice.

Working with various departments in GRM, Jalle has a broad knowledge of the different teams within the company, which allows him to tackle any kind of support request that is thrown his way. Beginning life in the QA team, moving onto SEO and Social Media, Jalle now focuses his time and efforts on Digital Support and providing training to our clients.
A big part of Jalle's life was spent in Sweden where he went to school and finished University, prior moving to the UK. A keen outdoorsman, Jalle enjoys travelling, sports and exploring new places in his spare time.