Here are some of the people you are likely to meet.
Emma Follett — Chief Creative Officer, London
Responsible for upholding the creative reputation across the Design Bridge group. A love of the beauty in a big idea right down to the finer detail.
Claire Parker — Managing Partner & Executive Creative Director, New York
Leads the way in imagining familiar things in a new light, digging below the surface to find what others may have missed, all powered by a great deal of curiosity in many things. Co-President of ADCN.
Tom Gilbert — Founding Partner & Executive Creative Director, Shanghai
Responsible for quite literally 'thinking outside the box', bringing brands to life through all possible brand elements.
Graham Shearsby — Founder, London
One of our founders and Design Trustee for D&AD. Has been likened to a 'talkative attic' and is a keen collector of the curious, unusual & bizarre.
Tim Siro — Executive Creative Director, Singapore
Leads the Singapore Studio. A cultural bridge linking international design with local emotion. Aspiring oilpainter and budding whisky buff.
Claire Robertshaw — Executive Creative Director, London
A red wine lover with a questionable handbag habit. Possesses a relentless desire to exceed the expectations of our clients and realise the potential of our creative team.
Frank Nas — Managing Director, Amsterdam
Is a firm believer that marketing might bring you from A to B but creativity can take you everywhere. Chairman of BNO NEXTpack.
Mark Budden — AsiaPac Regional Chairman, Singapore
Founder of the Singapore business. Originally a jewellery and silversmithing designer with a keen eye for detail and an inexplicable desire to rebuild two-seater English roadsters.
Kasia Bannon — Managing Partner & Senior Vice President, New York
Polish roots, raised in South London and now a Manhattanite. Is passionate about our client relationships, enjoys the finer things in life, rooftop bars and finds awkward situations hilarious.
Hannah Carvosso — Managing Director, London
Northern girl with a love of gin, beautiful books, a good coat and forest walks. A passion for problem solving and realising the potential of our London Team.
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Sir William Goodenough Bt. — Group Chairman, London
Always on the move between offices, helping to ensure we raise the bar across all areas of the business whilst maintaining our culture and values. Now that's got to be fun.
Greenly Lu — Founding Partner & Vice President, Shanghai
Building strong relationships and bonds with our clients in China to help make great creative work happen. Loves painting and calligraphy, when I can find a spare moment!
Joanne Tay — Managing Director, Singapore
Committed to bringing the best out of people and helping them realise their full potential, a lover of fashion with a twist and has a huge soft spot for excellent red wine.
John Morris — Chief Executive Officer, London
Leads the day to day running of Design Bridge. Works across key clients and genuinely enjoys managing the chaos.
Tim Perkins — Deputy Group Chairman, London
Tea drinking obsessive, poster collector and amateur cider maker. Finds time to champion the building of deep client relationships.
David Helps — Group Director of Innovation, London
Working alongside clever & talented people to make Ideas that happen. What's next?
Birgitte Woehlk — Director of Culture and Talent, London
Passionate about everything that makes Design Bridge such a special place. And going for long walks in the countryside with Loki.
Simon Black — Chief Strategy Officer, London
Responsible for the quality of our Strategy work across all of our studios. Enjoys mentoring & museums. Strangely excited by data!
Cristina Tazza — Vice President of Strategy, New York
Inquisitive yet to the point. Loves exploring people, places & cultures, and getting to the bottom of what makes them tick. Believes that you can summarize most learnings in a well constructed chart.
Ed Mitchell — Brand Experience & Technology Director, London
Brings ideas to life. Design engineer, obsessive creative inventor and tinkerer of all things 3D.
Jason Kempen — Partnership Creative Director, Amsterdam
Cape Town born travel addict that lives for creating compelling brand stories through design. An entirely unhealthy obsession with books, brogues and coffee.
Alexandra Farkas — Partner, London
New York-born recovering theater nerd who relishes helping clients craft meaningful ideas that inspire exceptional design. Never met a metaphor she couldn’t mix.
Jo Nixon — Business Development Director, London
Dislikes talking about herself, loves learning about other people. Partial to a fancy dinner and a nice glass of wine.
Maarten Toussaint — Operations Director, Amsterdam
Makes the day to day run smoothly for everyone. Ajax season ticket holder and I do a pretty decent handstand.
Nick Dunton — Chief Financial Officer, London
Oversees everything financial across the Design Bridge group. Enthusiastic squash player.
Amy Golding — Client Services Director, New York
Moved from the UK to NYC in 2016, and loving every minute of exploring this amazing city that truly never sleeps. Heads up the Client Servicing Team in our fast-growing New York Studio. Exciting times!
Jim Burton — Partner, London
Happiest when working with clients on complex brand challenges. Teller of poor jokes and collector/repairer of vintage wrist watches.
Jarvis — Studio Dog, London
Loves bum scratches and lying right in the way. Hates cats and guitars. Throw me a tennis ball - if you're lucky I might look enthusiastic.... But don't count on it.
Julia Cole — Client Services Director, Amsterdam
An outdoor-loving chocoholic with a love of all things Italian. Constantly seeking new and fresh ways to inspire, inform and excite our clients.
Anna Hamill — Head of Strategy, London
An American-born Londoner who loves a good story and a great beer. Believes life is too short for needless pontificating. Happily spends hours getting lost in a new city.
Mike Flynn — Strategy Director, Amsterdam
Motor City bred. Windy City wise. Hockey obsessed. Living to unite the art and the science.
Emily Hudson — Business Development Director, Singapore
Moved to Singapore for 2 years in 2012 and I’m still here! Manages the relationship with one of our key clients in APAC. Passionate about simple, great creative work, old city photography and fancy dress parties.
Holly Kielty — Creative Strategy Director, London
Writer, overthinker and lover of all things 'wordy' and wonderful.
Alexandra Cerruti — Client Services Director, Singapore
French by heritage, traveller by nature, mixologist by passion. Enthralled by brand stories and committed to taking our client relationships to the next level with the incredible team in Singapore.
Kate Galle — Creative Director, London
Finds joy in the everyday. Holder of many random (mostly useless) facts. Avid fan of runny cheese and cloudy cider.
Sam Cutler — Creative Director, New York
A Mancunian Cornishman living in NYC with a passion for uncovering the curiosities lurking below a brand’s surface. Lover of good food & drink, and simple, bold ideas.
Asa Cook — Creative Director, London
A northerner with a snowboarding obsession. Appears frequently on Design Week and on creative judging panels. Is often told he looks like famous people from Gary Barlow to Will.I.Am and many others in between.
Linda Rytterstig — Client Business Director, London
Finds the positive in every challenge and always sees the bigger picture. Envisages living in a city loft apartment with a view.
Tom Hildesley — Commercial Director, AsiaPac Region, Singapore
Enthusiastic cook, gardener and fading sportsman. Helping clients to build distinctive brands with meaning and relevance.
Oliver Stokes — Vice President of Innovation and Strategy, London
Expert train commuter and unraveller of innovation challenges.
Chloé Templeman — Creative Director, London
Red-haired Scottish lass who thrives on coming up with a big idea and always goes the extra mile. Loves a good collaboration and working with all types of brands to deliver bold, award-winning work.
Laurent Robin-Prevallee — Creative Director 3D , London
Responsible for 3D in the London studio, creative lateral thinking, bon vivant! Loves the sea, the colour blue and motorbikes.
Siobhan Stoves — Client Business Director, London
Once described by a client as “bubbly like champagne”. Gets a lot of satisfaction from solving a complex problem. Always on hand with a plan.
Jon Neal — Creative Director, Singapore
On a mission to deliver bold, brave design for our clients in Singapore
Sharan Sethi — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Sometimes referred to as a “nonchalant sourdough baker”, my approach to brand strategy is the same as my approach to baking: understanding the role of each ingredient, then mixing them up in a way that makes for fresh, exciting and relevant outcomes.
Mike Stride — Creative Director, London
Somerset born & bred. Hoarder of maps, stamps & all things printed. Still holds a glimmer of hope that one day he could still make it as a footballer!
Alice Dall — Senior Brand Strategist, Singapore
On a quest to decipher industry jargon and make it meaningful for brands. Collector of passports, bizarre jewellery and mid-century design.
Jon Gibbs — Client Business Director, London
Passionate about brands, creativity and people. Ex-marathon runner. Enthusiastic centre-back. Taller than the average.
Bridie — Studio Dog, New York
Her preferred mode of transport is a bike, she adores cheese and will shake your hand or even faint on cue if that's the reward. Has been known to disembowel a stuffed toy in seconds.
David Annetts — Creative Director, London
Big believer in design that emotionally connects with people. Has early morning running and fancy dress habits. But not at the same time.
Charlie Skinner — Strategy Director, London
Believes in the extraordinary and enduring power of brands. Enthusiastic jamon carver and paella maker. Loves a gnarly brand challenge.
Nicolien Zijp — HR Director, Amsterdam
Loves people and listening to their full story. Curious about the why and can often be found in the swimming pool.
Phil Bordet-Stead — 3D Branding Director, London
Champion of the value of 3D Brand Design to business. Collector of Belle Epoque poster art & an amateur astronomer.
Laura Ford — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Blends a natural curiosity for the future with creative problem solving for today. Prefers diagrams to words, but always appreciates a good pun.
Bella — Freelance Dog, Singapore
Slow at warming up to humans. However, for food, I might consider being your best friend. Want to get to know me? Bring some treats in!
Martha Hutchins — Client Services Director, London
Championing the amazing talent within the London Client Servicing team during the week. Intrepid traveller during weekends and holidays.
Johanna Bowers — Founder, London
One of our Founders. Originally from the Netherlands, now lives by a beach in Kent. Loves gardening and tulips.
Matt Thompson — Creative Director, London
Seeker of beauty in all things. Suffers from an obsessive imagination and a desire to climb mountains.
Holly Aurelius — Senior Creative Strategist, London
Thrives on helping big brands think like small ones. Foodie, Scandiphile, Storyteller. Mostly likely to be wearing black.
Buddy — Junior Studio Dog, London
Loves being DB Junior Dog, but most of all loves people, other dogs, cuddles, mud and balls.
Rachel Forster — Senior Brand Strategist, London
A Northern girl on a mission to make the complex painfully simple. Most often found with either a book, pint of cider, or chunk of cheese in hand.
Loki — Freelance Dog, London
Would love to work here permanently. So many people to get attention from.
Tim Vary — Creative Director, London
Originally from the North with an affinity for the great outdoors. An eye for detail to the point of obsessive. Collector of Vary interesting and unusual things. Has a taste for Guinness.
Mike Hawkins — Founder, London
One of the Founders of Design Bridge. Also happens to be a versatile keyboard player with a reputation for bad jokes.
Emma Ryan — Client Business Director, Amsterdam
Texan-born Brit living in beautiful Amsterdam. Self-confessed geeky fangirl for the brands she works with. Most happy with a hot cup of tea and a plate of spicy food.
Joy — Studio Dog, Singapore
As her name suggests, loves bringing joy and laughter to the people around her. Cosies up to anyone who wants to give her a hug or a pat, and loves polishing her canine teeth against marble flooring to get that perfect white smile.