Here are some of the people you are likely to meet.
Graham Shearsby — Chief Creative Officer, London
Responsible for Design Bridge's creative reputation and quality across all of our studios. Has been likened to a 'talkative attic' and is a keen collector of the curious, unusual & bizarre.
David Annetts — Executive Creative Director, London
Heads up the London Studio and its development. Has early morning running and fancy dress habits. But not at the same time.
Claire Parker — Executive Creative Director, Amsterdam – 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.
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.
Tom Gilbert — Creative Director 3D , Shanghai
Responsible for quite literally 'thinking outside the box', bringing brands to life through all possible brand elements.
Emma Follett — Deputy Chief Creative Officer, London
A love of the beauty in a big idea right down to the finer detail. Living life through a palette of grey which is just the way I like it.
Simon Black — Group Strategy Partner, London
Leading our Strategy teams responsible for the quality of our strategy work across offices. Enjoys mentoring & museums. Strangely excited by data!
Hannah Carvosso — Deputy 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 Client Services Team.
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.
Kasia Bannon — 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.
Oliver Stokes — Innovation Director, London
Expert train commuter and unraveller of innovation challenges.
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.
Alistair Nash — Creative Director, London
Grew up in the historic city of York. Enjoys hanging out with family, trips to Barbados, swimming, collecting modern art, the Cotswolds and motorbikes...In that order.
Davide Bigoni — Executive Client Partner, London
Grows and nurtures relationships with our core clients. Never stands still and is fixated with the colour blue.
Sylvia Lago — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Brought up in Rio and madly in love with London. A big fan of strategies which combine European structure and South American creativity.
Manish Kapur — Operations Director, London
Prefers to get things done by having lots of conversations - avoids email. A devoted family man with an unhealthy obsession for shoes. Most likely lottery win purchase - a helicopter.
David Helps — Group Director of Innovation, London
Working alongside clever & talented people to make Ideas that happen. What's next?
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.
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!
Frank Nas — Managing Director, Amsterdam
Is a firm believer that marketing might bring you from A to B but creativity can take you everywhere.
Tim Perkins — Group Deputy Chairman, London
Tea drinking obsessive, poster collector and amateur cider maker. Finds time to champion the building of deep client relationships.
John Morris — Chief Operating Officer, London
Leads the day to day running of the London office. Works across key clients and genuinely enjoys managing the chaos.
Loki — Freelance Dog, London
Would love to work here permanently. So many people to get attention from.
Zayne Dagher — Creative Director, Amsterdam
Type obsessive, collector of stories and mementos from an eclectic life. I think life is an adventure, especially on a motorbike.
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.
Christine Lewington — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Running on caffeine, cake and punctuality, I am aiming to make complex things simple(r).
Andy Bryant — Creative Director Communications, London
Responsible for creating communication campaigns out of the London Studio. Part time surfer, full time worrier and partial to a glass of wine or two.
Mark Budden — Managing Director, Shanghai – Singapore
Founder of the Singapore business. Originally a jewellery and siversmithing designer with a keen eye for detail and an inexplicable desire to rebuild two-seater English roadsters.
Alice Dall — Senior Brand Strategist , London
On a quest to decipher industry jargon and make it meaningful for brands. Collector of passports, bizarre jewellery and mid-century design.
Holly Kielty — Creative Director, Brand Language, London
Writer, overthinker and lover of all things 'wordy' and wonderful. Holly heads up our Brand Language team.
Claire Robertshaw — 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.
David Austick — Group Talent Director, London
Likes to meet insightful, confident, intuitive & interesting people as well as racing in the odd triathlon and surfing waves in hot countries.
Ollie Moore — Senior Innovation Strategist, London
Sports-loving Northerner. A desire to simplify and invent. Loves pork pie and piccalilli.
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Bas Van Herten — Client Business Director, Amsterdam
Passionate about vinyl, the curator of my own Adidas shoe collection & an avid hobby cook.
Kate Illingworth — International Business Development Director, London
Probably the inspiration for the expression ‘going the extra mile’. Now brings that principle to developing new opportunities for great work
Matt Thompson — Creative Director, London
Seeker of beauty in all things. Suffers from an obsessive imagination and a desire to climb mountains.
Piers Bebbington — Client Services Director, Amsterdam
Passionate about building brands, great teams, creativity and very slow marathon times.
Birgitte Woehlk — Group Brand Guardian, London
Passionate about everything that makes Design Bridge such a special place. And going for long walks in the countryside with Loki.
Steve Chappell — Director of Crafting, London
Leads a team of crafting experts across all stages of a project, a fair weather cyclist and country gent...!
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Sir William Goodenough Bt. — Group Executive 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.
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.
Amélie Boussuge — Executive Client Partner, London
Looks after people and brands. Curious by nature, likes to explore and discover. Has a penchant for good food & wine and a passion for dancing.
Joanne Tay — Deputy 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.
Tom Hildesley — Executive Client Partner, London
Enthusiastic cook, gardener and fading sportsman. Helping clients to build distinctive brands with meaning and relevance.
Craig Glass — Creative Director 3D , London
A passion for exceptional 3D brand design. A compulsive sketcher, loves new experiences, Geoffrey Bawa and A.J. Hitchcock.
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.
Ed Mitchell — Director of Realisation, London
Brings ideas to life. Design engineer, obsessive creative inventor and tinkerer of all things 3D.
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.
Johanna Bowers — Group Personnel Director, London
Looks after everyone in the company. Is Dutch, loves gardening, particularly likes tulips and lives on a beach in Kent.
Lee Taylor — Client Business Director, London
Team builder and motivator responsible for keeping everyone smiling on both sides of the fence. Likes fresh air, loud laughter, man food, sad music and plants. Still a Northerner after all these years.
Jim Burton — Client Business Director, London
Happiest when working with clients on complex brand challenges. Teller of poor jokes and collector/repairer of vintage wrist watches.
Anna Hamill — Senior Brand Strategist, 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 Hawkins — Group Finance Director, London
Makes sure that Design Bridge's financials & legals are in order. Also happens to be a versatile keyboard player with a reputation for bad jokes.
Jason Kempen — 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.
Andy Kirk — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Big brand questions; defining stories, architectures with diverse creative thinking, sub-culture, forms of expression and film references.
Buddy — Junior Studio Dog, London
Loves being DB Junior Dog, but most of all loves people, other dogs, cuddles, mud and balls.
Anke Liebnitz — Creative Services Director , Singapore
Citizen of the world with two passports (German/Australian) and two personalities. A deep passion for Arts & Design, supporting creativity in Asia.
Grace Ng — Client Business Director, Singapore
Responsible for leading and building client relationships. Crazy about travel, food and a good Korean thriller.
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.
Chris Allan — Senior Brand Strategist, London
Oxford-born East Londoner. Lover of great beer, a good war strategy and oddly obsessed with antique cutlery. Also a keen writer of folk punk songs.
Bridie — Studio Dog, Amsterdam
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.
Natalie Prout — Senior Brand Strategist, Amsterdam
Shaking up the right or left brain myth. Staunch friend to animals, technology and creative oddballs.