Quick & Curious

unnamed-6‘Every act of perception, is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination.’ ― Oliver Sacks

Way back in time I studied Music, Drama & Dance. Then, Business management, Management Information Systems & Video production.

Career-wise, it’s been a rare trip so far. I started out as a pro musician, songwriter and marcom freelancer. I wrote TV Jingles, a theatre play, video and film scripts, taught media production at college, and worked on a few projects with the BBC. In ’94 I designed Europe’s first live music webcast.

On the other side of the coin, I’ve worked as an expeditor (problem solver) in international supply chains, a corp comms specialist and a marketing and ops director a couple of times. For the past seven years I’ve consulted on digital strategy and story in B2B and B2C. And, I’ve worked across pretty much the whole of Europe and the Middle East too.

If there were a common thread through all this (and perhaps there’s not) it would be communication problem solving. I do enjoy figuring out how we articulate concepts, which shape behaviours.

I’m inspired by all sorts of fields. Narratology, film theory, cultural theory and social practice in particular. I’ve recently heard about captology (Computers As Persuasive Technology). Investigation required!

As a consultant, my clients come in all shapes and sizes, from startups to agencies and global brands. They include …