Welcome to our executive board of proven expert advisors. We have an advisor for every project and we can provide the exact experience and dynamic thinking to every change challenge. Our advisors are all proven experts in their fields and help prepare our clients for the future.
Tech Start Up Advisor
Chairman and Adviser with consistent track record in delivering short and long term value through development and execution of clear strategic goals. Proven skills in building cohesive teams, leading change, achieving strategic and operational targets and aligning management teams, boards and investors around common objectives.
Currently Chairman of Chirp, Parlingo and WhiteSprings.
Previously CEO of Myriad Group.
Artificial Intelligence Advisor
Florian is currently a research fellow at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He received his PhD in economics from Paris-Dauphine University. During his PhD, he held a visiting research position at ETH Zurich. He also holds a BSc in economics and a MSc in financial engineering from Paris-Dauphine University.
Currently Research Associate at MIT.
Previously Strategist at Alphadyne Asset Management
Social Impact Advisor
Columnist at the Daily Mirror who has written for the Independent, New Statesman, Guardian and FT magazine. She currently writes on how UK austerity affects everyday people, but previously worked across the world as a foreign correspondent in places like Darfur, Rwanda, Chad, Kosovo and East Timor. She is the winner of two One World Media awards. She has also been shortlisted for Feature Writer of the Year at the British Press Awards 2018.
Currently Senior Columnist at The Daily Mirro.r
Previously Associate Editor at The Daily Express.
Chief Copywriter for multinational brands such as Sky, Virgin Media, Expedia. Specialist in Branding and Tone of Voice running workshops around the world helping brands get it right. Teaches copy at London's School of Communication Arts 2.0, runs masterclasses with D&AD and supports young female creatives with Creative Equals, SheSays and Who's Your Mom. Co-founder of Copy Capital.
Currently Brand & TOV Specialist.
Previously Head of Copy at Sky and Expedia
Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor
Background in law, finance and tax. Experienced in all forms of corporate and commercial transactions; negotiating and delivering M&A deals and building/managing teams to support such initiatives; creating fund-raising collateral such as business plans and investment decks; structuring and negotiating licensing arrangements and advising on general technology and commercial agreements.
Currently Mergers & Acquisitions Expert.
Previously Vice President at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Business Performance Advisor
Digital Leader at World Economic Forum. Multi award-winning entrepreneur and co-founder of Kansara Hackney Ltd - the first ISO-certified sustainable lifestyle consultancy. CEO of Replenish Earth Ltd, a cause and a collective action to protect the global commons. Youngest awardee of the RIBA honorary fellowship.
Currently CEO of Replenish Earth and CEPT University visiting professor.
Previously Digital Leader at World Economic Forum
Creative Strategy Advisor
20+ years experience winning and delivering creative work across conceptual, strategic, UX and UI disciplines for a wide variety of clients including Tesco, UBS, EE, Visa, Disney.
Currently Strategic Consultant
Previously ECD at FullSix, Creative Director at Publicis Chemistry
Tech Transformation Advisor
Specialist in the turnaround and upscaling through business model, product and organisational transformation. Leadership in innovation and revenue growth at global corporations. Expert in creating of innovation centres to accelerate sales, product development and customer services.
Currently Technology Disruption Consultant.
Previously Digital Director at The Times, VP at News Corp.
Creative Strategy Advisor
20 years experience, spanning a multiple industry verticals, brands, engagement types and user touch-points. Thrives on projects that demand user-centred design thinking, conceptual and strategic innovation skill sets, and agile project methodologies. A hands on, practical approach means that he builds products that deliver the experience exactly as intended.
Currently Creative Consultant.
Previously Experience Director at R/GA, Creative Director at ustwo
Immersive Tech Advisor
A senior level technical executive with strong experience on executive boards in both startups and established companies. Strong strategic vision with an entrepreneurial and forward thinking approach based on innovation. Strong knowledge of the new technologies that are currently shaping the marketing world.
Currently Marketing & Technology Consultant
Previously CEO of Inition
Design and Typography Advisor
Award winning, multi-disciplined design leader with proven experience managing across waterfall and agile methodologies. Has led teams delivering across a range of global clients including E.ON, Santander, Nestlé, Rolls Royce, Epson and The RAF. As passionate about his team’s development as he is about the work itself.
Currently Freelance Designer and Typographer
Previously Head of Design at Partners Andrews Aldridge
International thought leader and board advisor with high-level global experience across a wide range of sectors. In a time of turbulent market conditions, works with leadership to achieve rapid, sure-footed strategic breakthroughs that focus and accelerate both innovation and transformation. Co-author of ‘Promiscuous Customers: Invisible Brands - Delivering Value in Digital Markets’ and Author of ‘The Liquid Enterprise - How the Network is Changing Value, What It Means for Business and What Leadership Needs to Do About It’.
Currently Founder at #UNTHNKBL - Insight and Inspiration for Transformation Leadership
Previously Director of Strategy Europe at SapientNitro
A natural change agent, delivers strategic change by combining an entrepreneurial mindset with a hands-on approach and superlative communications skills to build and lead teams to get things done. Authority on identifying issues with product development functions and transforming them into highly tuned engines, leading product development and helping organisations build products and services their customers want using customer-centric approaches, building and leading teams so they can do their best work and strategic planning and leadership.
Currently Lead Associate Consultant at Sullivan & Stanley - The Change Society and Strategic Advisor
Previously Co-Founder of FED Digital Ltd.
Creativity and Innovation Advisor
An accomplished and award winning Art Director and Copywriter and ex Editor of The Drum magazine, now a keynote speaker, author, videographer, consultant on all things creativity. Explores what it is, where it comes from, its role in history and its place in our future. Works to shatter the myths and destroy the mystique around the creative process and enable more people to harness their untapped creative abilities and help organisations benefit from valuable ideas.
Author of ‘How to Get to Great Ideas’ , ‘A User Guide to the Creative Mind’ and Co-Author of ‘Iconic Advantage’.
Currently Chief Thinker at RIGHT Thinking
Previously Editor at Large at The Drum
Technology and Growth Advisor
An experienced technology expert, has worked with some of the largest agency names in the industry focusing on creating transformational online and mobile experiences for enterprise and consumer clients.
A specialist on growing businesses, teams and new propositions, was the co-founder of Nice Agency which specialised in innovative user experience design, application development and digital product strategy and delivered mobile-first projects for Channel 4, Flybe, first direct, Ticketmaster and MBNA before being acquired by Karmarama.
Working as Managing Director at Creative Futures, helps brands find new ways to grow by rapidly concerting and piloting new propositions, products and services by combing big ideas, brand purpose, design thinking, emerging technology and business viability through a model of open innovation.
Previously Co-Founder of Nice Agency
Currently Group Chief Technology Officer at Karmarama
Business Transformation Advisor
Forward-thinking, entrepreneurial leader with a track record of digital innovation and bottom-line growth. I build high-performance, multi-disciplinary teams and devise strategies for business turnaround and digital transformation
Currently Start up Advisor
Previously Group Digital Director at Which?, Digital Director at The Times.
Marketing Transformation Advisor
A goal-oriented, commercially-driven Board level CMO and former senior Sales Director with over 20 years experience, specialising in business transformation & delivery. Also known as an inspirational motivator, leader, mentor and coach.
Currently Marketing Transformation Consultant
Previously CMO at ITV, CMO at ClearChannel, Strategic Marketing Director at Google.
Team Performance Advisor
Leading performance-enhancing psychologist and an expert in high performing teams. Jamil has worked with a rich diversity of the most talented business leaders, sports people and sports teams in the world. He has successfully worked with three English Premiership football clubs, Formula One drivers, the 2009 England Ashes winning cricketers. Has developed management and leadership programmes at board level for Coca Cola, HP, Emirates Airlines, Serco, Orange and RBS.
Currently Helping FTSE & Fortune 100 organisations change their culture to prepare for disruption
Previously World famous sports psychologist with Manchester United, Liverpool, England Cricket Team.
Disruptive Design Advisor
Design Academic and Artist. Expert in design approaches across mediums to engage and inform. Co-founder of Shift.ms. Has exhibited internationally and has work included in the permanent collections a MoMA, New York and The Design Museum, London.
Currently Co-founder of ShiftMS, Artist, Designer in Residence.
Previously Lecturer at Northumberland University.
Brand Strategy Advisor
Award-winning strategic marketing/digital hybrid and creative leader lead cross-functional teams across Global, European, UK and the Middle East clients for nearly two decades with Siegel & Gale, Brandinstinct, Landor, The Partners and Superunion. Deep knowledge of integrated/brand strategy, creative communications, customer experience and digital media across B2C and B2B.
Currently Helping iconic brands explore their post-disruption future.
Previously Strategy Partner at Superunion.
Social Impact Advisor
Award-winning dance entrepreneur and founder of community dance company The Movement Factory. Has successfully fundraised over £250,000 to run community dance programmes and events all over London, Kent and Surrey. Won the Black Business Initiative Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2008, 2010 and 2014, won Southwark Community Champion Award in 2008, and London Youth Community Champion award in 2017.
Currently CEO of The Movement Factory and Community Ambassador for Pineapple Dance Studios.
Previously Youth Consultant at Crime Concern.
Diversity Recruitment Advisor
Expert in TV, diversity and training, delivering campaigns, content and consultation for brands and corporates to engage and recruit new game-changing talent. Working with Sony Pictures, ITV, ITN, BT Sport, & The Guardian. Winner of Top 100 BAME Leaders UK Tech 2018,
30 UK Gamechangers 2018, and
50 Most Influential Women In UK Tech 2017.
Currently Founder of So You Wanna Be in TV?
Previously Media Campaigner, The Fiver Percenters
Artificial Intelligence Advisor
Co-founder of Hub France Intelligence Artificielle, Europe’s foremost expert in AI and advisor to the French Government.
Currently MD at Hub France ntelligence Artificielle
Previously Advisor to Economic Ministry of France.
17 years industry experience at leading digital agencies including Digitas, the FullSix Group and LBi. Creates and drives conceptual innovation and has a proven record of delivering industry firsts. Turns clients’ ambitions into cutting-edge experiences that drive customer engagement and profit.
Currently Creative & Innovation Consultant
Previously Innovation Director at The Bio Agency
A compulsive connector and founder of Liminal and trustee of the Participatory Cities Foundation. Grew 100%Open into a multi award-winning open innovation agency that worked with the likes of LEGO, Ford, and UBS in 25+ countries. Graduated with a PhD in Physics, and a visiting lecturer, start-up mentor, failed astronaut, composer for Sony and proud dad of 3.
Currently Founder and Director at We are Liminal
Previously Co-Founder and MD at 100%Open
DR ANDREW JILLIONS
Strategy Advisor that applies future thinking to strategic decisions. Lectured at London School of Economics where he completed his PhD in International Relations, focused on trust/faith in constitutional rules as a strategic response to international uncertainty. Currently studying on the global MBA programme at the Imperial. Co-authoring a book provisionally called ‘Killer Robots and the Futures of War and Peace’.
Currently Founder at Discoverably
Previously Fellow in International Relations at The London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Creative & Diversity Advisor
An incredibly successful and experienced Creative and Agency owner, who created the first Australian craft beer, and ran her own multi-million dollar agency. After taking some time to study storytelling for the screen, Jane found it much harder to come back to the industry than it should have been for someone with her experience. So she set up a movement - the Uninvisability project. The project brings women over the age of 50 into the spotlight and is going from strength to strength.
Currently Founder of The Uninvisability project and Freelance Creative
Previously Founder of Giant Leap
Creative and Disability Led Advisor
An award-winning creative collaborator and adventurer. Through his disability-led equity consultancy, works tirelessly to destabilise the accepted narratives of creativity and disability, for disabled creatives to change the culture to make equity the default. Also an independent consultant, speaker, and writer on Divergent Leadership, Creativity, and Equitability (characterised by equity or fairness; just and right; fair; reasonable: equitable treatment of all citizens).
Currently Founder and Chief Purpose Officer at ThisAbility Limited
Previously Ambassador for The Muscle Help Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy UK
Digital Futures and Innovation Advisor
Helps brands explore, experiment and execute tomorrow’s ideas today. Blends futures, digital innovation and creativity to connect brands with emerging culture. Proven experience in assembling cross-discipline teams around unique briefs; accelerating insight and innovation from the edges into strategies; and designing original brand campaign prototypes and experiments. Advisor to global institutions, Fortune 500 and lifestyle brands incl. UCL, Pernod Ricard, British Land and Avery Dennison.
Currently: Founder at DH READY
Previously: Strategic Lead at Weapon 7
Creative Strategic Advisor
A blend of management consultant and creative originator, has worked across global companies in numerous sectors to derive unique insights upon which to build effective brand and marketing activities.
Develops strategically useful insight by going deep and wide to fully understand clients’ context through analysis, data, primary and secondary research, interviews, mapping and hypothesis. Turns insight into great ideas including pop-up experiences, blacklight futurism, electric street racing, provocative installations, Loch Ness Monster hunting and painting the Thames clipper fleets. Keeps it commercial by helping to prep the big pitches, create compelling proposals, develop chemistry, demonstrate empathy and broaden perspectives.
Previously Board Director/Global Head of Brand & Creative
Currently Freelance Creative Strategist
Filmography and Creative Advisor
Always trying to find ways to utilise new technologies and formats to make great creative work as well as promoting new directors, a ground-breaking producer and creative of commercials, music videos, content and events. Has worked with some of the biggest brands, labels and bands on projects across various platforms including TV, cinema, live streaming, live events and online.
Consults with numerous organisations, providing production advice and talent scouting and the Curator of BUG music video shows that has highlighted the mass of talented directors rising up from film schools and their bedrooms who are totally at ease with new creative and technological forms.
Previously Freelance Producer
Currently Executive Producer at PUSH
Tech Transformation Advisor
Technology, Product and Transformation leader with exceptional experience designing and delivering innovative digital transformations across multiple industries, including Telecoms, Retail, Logistics, Media and Marketing. Deep experience in building partner ecosystems in conjunction with internal product development to create business advantage from the use of innovative technologies.
Currently Iterim CTO at London Review of Books.
Previously CTO at Mothercare, CTO at Shine, VP at William Lea Tag.
Marketing Transformation Advisor
Author of Collaborative Advantage: How collaboration beats competition as a strategy for success, published by the Little, Brown Book Group.
Advisor to leadership teams helping define ideas that create value and engage customers, staff and partners with purpose. Founder of the social enterprise Pimp My Cause.Associate of Co-operatives UK, Council member of the Internet Advertising Bureau, and Donor Advisory Group member of the START Network.
Winner of Chartered Institute of Marketing Consultant of the Year 2014 and 2016.
Currently Currently author of ‘Collaborative Advantage’, Purpose Strategist and founder of Pimp My Cause
Global Trends Advisor
Founder of HERE/FORTH, an emerging technology advisory. Currently writes for Forbes, Reuters, Evening Standard, Cool Hunting and Courier, amongst others. Author of ‘Disruptive Technologies; Understand, Evaluate and Respond’. Creator of TBD Conferences.
Currently Advisor and Strategist. Writer at Forbes, Forbes, Reuters, Evening Standard,Cool Hunting, Courier.
Previously Head of Innovation at Mindshare
Interactive Experience Advisor
Interactive experience veteran working in VR, AR, and Experiential Direction leading next gen experiences for clients from all sectors. Un-parralleled combination of games, VFX and creative direction.
Currently UK’s Leading AR/VR Director.
Previously Art & Animation Director at Rockstar Games.
Over 15 years' experience working in, leading and facilitating creative teams. Works with teams to find the perfect balance between creativity, productivity, and collaboration to help get the most out of their time, expertise and to deliver on great ideas. Author of "A Pocket Guide to Effective Workshops" and a workshop facilitator, keynote speaker, trainer and coach. Her client list ranges from corporates, agencies, startups and institutes including Google, Channel 4, Wellcome and Barclaycard. .
Currently Founder of Bracket
Previously Manager at University of the Arts
20 year career helping pioneering Thought Leaders strategically leverage their thinking, brand and IP to disrupt new market spaces. As the Founder of Propelia - the UK's Thought Leader Accelerator - he is a recognised voice and authority in the field of Disruption.
Currently Founder of Propelia.
Previously Disruptor at Beyond Eureka.
Strategic Leadership Advisor
Royal Marine and expert in command, leadership and liaison experience in a range of capacities, from operational planning, coordination and de-confliction to delivery of tactical high risk operations as well as long term project management. A unique set of skills stemming from extensive experience in maritime, land and air operations.
Currently Director at Decision Advantage Consulting
Previously Team Commander Royal Marine and Intelligence Manager at HM Forces.
Leader in innovation-led transformation, and frameworks that execute change. Helps corporations, SMEs and Start Ups succeed in a continually disrupted world. Previous clients include - BT, EE, National Grid, Greyhound, Savills, Bupa, Visa, TfL, PlayStation, BAE Systems, Co-Op Bank.
Currently Consultant and CEO of The Future Strategy Club.
Previously Chief Strategy Officer at The BIO Agency.
25 years experience in sustainability and green energy strategies and execution. Focused on driving cradle to cradle thinking, commercialising renewable technology and helping accelerate innovation away from outdated energy systems in order to mitigate and adapt to the changing climate.
Currently CEO of Green Power Global
Previously Telecoms Director at IBC
Culture Transformation Advisor
A strategic advisor helping people, corporates and start ups navigate the Future of Work. I focus on helping organisations understand how changes are impacting today’s business models and re-imagining how they best support the workforce of tomorrow. Navigating business and workplace transformation, by unlocking organisational and leadership agility.
Currently Future of Work Strategic Advisor
Previously Head of Future Of Work at Santander
Customer Experience and Service Design Advisor
Entrepreneur with a real love for customer innovation. With a career spanning 30 years in behavioural change groups, UK & USA advertising agencies and product & service design innovation companies. Advisor to the board of Glorious Labs, a global technology innovation company and co-founder and CEO of Klive.
Currently Co-founder and CEO at Klive
Previously Chief Growth Officer at The River Group
Comms Strategy Advisor
Senior Communications Strategist with specialist expertise in external relations, digital communications, internal and change communications, leadership communications, content strategy and issue management.
Has worked with senior leadership in both FTSE 100 companies and partnerships.
Currently Founder of Hagen Communications
Previously Head of Digital and Strategic Communications at BAE Systems, Global Head of Communications, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Public Engagement Advisor
Researcher, facilitator, author, keynote speaker and expert on type, perception, multi-sensory typography and typefaces as cultural codes. On a mission to change how we think and talk about typography by making it exciting for all, and to show how it can be used to create positive change.
Author of ‘Why Fonts Matter’, ‘How to Draw Type and Influence People’ and ‘What’s Your Type? the type dating card game.
Currently working on new writing that uses the 6 years of data gathered in immersive workshops and beyond to examine how the very shapes of the words we read profoundly alter experiences, and show how understanding this can lead to positive behaviour change and using the language of consumerism for good.
Currently Founder of Type Tasting
Previously Graphic Designer and Creative Director at With Relish Ltd
Innovation Strategy Advisor
With 30+ years of international experience across numerous industries with a focus on strategy execution, comes from a Tech background in consumer electronics, start-ups and Fintech to bring outside/in, lateral thinking to any business challenge.
Has written innovation strategy in regulated industries and executed from testing to delivery and is an international thought leader in digital/Fintech, speaking and chairing at top digital banking conferences across Europe.
Previously Strategy and Innovation Consultant for Ganduxer, Ltd
Currently CEO at Inogensis
Creative Technology Advisor
An entrepreneur and creative technologist with a strategy background, keen interests include: new product design, branding, marketing, audio technology, physical-digital interactions for the Internet of Things.
Founded Animal Systems where they make digital products for analogue people. A creative technology company originally spun out of University College London, Dept of Computer Science. Animal Systems build and consult on physical computing applications including IoT, augmented reality, machine vision & machine listening systems.
Previously Founder of Chirp
Currently Founder & CEO of Animal Systems and Partner at We Are Liminal