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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
David Helps — Group Innovation Lead, London
Working alongside clever & talented people to make Ideas that happen. What's next?
Nick Dunton — Chief Financial Officer, London
Oversees everything financial across the Design Bridge group. Enthusiastic squash player.
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.
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.
Jim Burton — Partner, London
Happiest when working with clients on complex brand challenges. Teller of poor jokes and collector/repairer of vintage wrist watches.
Ed Mitchell — Group Brand Experience Director, London
Brings ideas to life. Design engineer, obsessive creative inventor and tinkerer of all things 3D.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amy Golding — Vice President, New York
Moved from the UK to NYC in 2016. Instrumental in the growth of the New York Studio, and loving every minute of exploring this amazing city that truly never sleeps. Exciting times!
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.
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.
Oliver Stokes — Vice President of Innovation and Strategy, London
Expert train commuter and unraveller of innovation challenges.
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.
Holly Kielty — Director of Storytelling, London
Writer, overthinker and lover of all things 'wordy' and wonderful.
Fabio Milito — Creative Director, Amsterdam
Believes in the power of emotional design. Collector of vinyl and strange books. Fan of things that look like other things.
Alice Dall — Strategy Director, Singapore
On a quest to decipher industry jargon and make it meaningful for brands. Collector of passports, bizarre jewellery and mid-century design.
Asa Cook — Creative Director, London
A northerner with a snowboarding obsession. Regularly features on creative awards judging panels. Is often told he looks like famous people from Gary Barlow to Will.I.Am and many others in between.
Mike Flynn — Strategy Director, Amsterdam
Motor City bred. Windy City wise. Hockey obsessed. Living to unite the art and the science.
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.
Jemma Campbell — Creative Director, New York
Londoner turned New Yorker. Big believer in taking a strategic approach to design. Loves a good chat and is partial to a single malt whiskey.
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 Singapore Studio's clients. Often found with a sketchbook in hand.
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.
Evie Zhao — Strategy Director, Shanghai
Combining data with human intuition to create meaningful emotional connections between brands and consumers. Often found hiking up a mountain or through a forest, rarely on a beach.
Alex Normanton — Creative Director, Amsterdam
A tall, ginger British Northerner. Loves the BIG, simple and exceptionally crafted ideas that challenge conventions. Also loves coffee, old Kodak cameras and his wife (but not necessarily in that order).
Lisa Mathews — Strategy Director, Amsterdam
Full time strategist. Part time copywriter. Client gone rogue. Builder of brand value, champion of design effectiveness.
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.
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.
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.
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Sir William Goodenough Bt. — Founder, London
Always on the move, 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.
Kelly Togashi — Senior Strategist, Singapore
On the hunt for nuances that set cultures apart to better understand what brings people together and creates emotional connections. Dabbles in dancing and plant parenthood. Alliteration appreciator.
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!
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!
Laura Ford — Strategy Director, London
Blends a natural curiosity for the future with creative problem solving for today. Prefers diagrams to words, but always appreciates a good pun.
Jon Gibbs — Client Business Director, London
Passionate about brands, creativity and people. Ex-marathon runner. Enthusiastic centre-back. Taller than the average.
Phil Dall — Creative Director, Singapore
South African born and bred. Cut his teeth in London, and moved to Singapore in 2019. Passionate about great ideas, carpentry and photography.
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.
Holly Aurelius — Senior Creative Strategist, London
Thrives on helping big brands think like small ones. Foodie, Scandiphile, Storyteller. Mostly likely to be wearing black.
Matt Thompson — Creative Director, London
Seeker of beauty in all things. Suffers from an obsessive imagination and a desire to climb mountains.
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.
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.
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.
Buddy — Junior Studio Dog, London
Loves being DB Junior Dog, but most of all loves people, other dogs, cuddles, mud and balls.
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.
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.
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.
Johanna Bowers — Founder, London
One of our Founders. Originally from the Netherlands, now lives by a beach in Kent. Loves gardening and tulips.
Tom Hildesley — Commercial Director, AsiaPac Region, Singapore
Enthusiastic cook, gardener and fading sportsman. Helping clients to build distinctive brands with meaning and relevance.
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.