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Barley Marketing is a Hampshire based marketing company, founded in September 2010.

It is owned and managed by the two partners Laura and Jacopo Barioli.

Laura Barioli has worked as a marketing consultant for four years in both the UK and America. Laura has a degree in marketing, is CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) qualified and has over fifteen years of experience in corporate sector marketing, including having worked for The Walt Disney Company in consumer products and licensing for over six years.

Laura has extensive experience working with start-up companies, small to medium sized firms and not-for-profit businesses.

Jacopo Barioli holds an economics and business degree and has worked for the past ten years in the publishing sector. He has spent three years as General Manager in New York for ‘La Cucina Italiana’, the leading Italian food magazine in America.

He has a thorough knowledge of UK, European and American magazine sales and distribution channels, and speaks both Italian and English fluently. Expert in business development and financial planning, he works to ensure our clients have the necessary tools in place for their future growth.

Together they also have experience of having launched the start-up internet gift company ‘Society Wine’ in 2005, selling personalised wine gifts. This business was successful and was sold in 2007.