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. 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.
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.
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.
Kasia Bannon — Group Executive 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.
Tim Perkins — Group Chairman, London
Tea drinking obsessive, poster collector and amateur cider maker. Finds time to champion the building of deep client relationships.
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.
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!
David Helps — Group Innovation Lead, 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.
Nick Dunton — Chief Financial Officer, London
Oversees everything financial across the Design Bridge group. Enthusiastic squash player.
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!
Alexandra Cerruti — Managing 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.
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 — Group Brand Experience Director, London
Brings ideas to life. Design engineer, obsessive creative inventor and tinkerer of all things 3D.
Oliver Stokes — Vice President of Innovation and Strategy, London
Expert train commuter and unraveller of innovation challenges.
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.
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.
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.
Alice Goss — Business Development Director, London
Excited by networking and establishing new relationships with everyone from multinationals to entrepreneurs. Most happy with a good glass of wine and a sea view.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Brian Jensen — Strategy Director, Amsterdam
Strategist who's wandered across cultures, countries and industries. Passionate about the arts and the perfect martini. Usually over-caffeinated.
Siobhan Stoves — Client Services 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.
Holly Kielty — Director of Storytelling, London
Writer, overthinker and lover of all things 'wordy' and wonderful.
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.
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.
Mike Perry — Creative Director, New York
A Philly boy in New York who has a love for reviving great American brands. Believes only in telegraphic ideas rooted in heritage. Collector of obscure booze and vintage barware.
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.
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.
Jon Gibbs — Client Business Director, London
Passionate about brands, creativity and people. Ex-marathon runner. Enthusiastic centre-back. Taller than the average.
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.
Matt Thompson — Creative Director, London
Seeker of beauty in all things. Suffers from an obsessive imagination and a desire to climb mountains.
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.
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.
Emma Godfrey — Client Business Director, New York
Essex girl in New York, passionate about partnerships and long term growth for brands. Usually found with a Negroni or knitting needles in my hands, but rarely 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.
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.
Holly Aurelius — Senior Creative Strategist, London
Thrives on helping big brands think like small ones. Foodie, Scandiphile, Storyteller. Mostly likely to be wearing black.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Loki — Freelance Dog, London
Would love to work here permanently. So many people to get attention from.
Lisa Mathews — Strategy Director, Amsterdam
Full time strategist. Part time copywriter. Client gone rogue. Builder of brand value, champion of design effectiveness.
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.
Phil Stead — 3D Branding Director, London
Champion of the value of 3D Brand Design to business. Collector of Belle Epoque poster art & an amateur astronomer.
Buddy — Junior Studio Dog, London
Loves being DB Junior Dog, but most of all loves people, other dogs, cuddles, mud and balls.