Jan '17 - Present:
Contract / Freelance
A freelance digital communication and research consultant using in-field qualitative research and technology to deliver purposeful objectives for public and private sector clients.
Oct '16 - Jan '17:
Managing Partner, TwelveA.M. (incubated within Miroma Ventures)
Launched agency and led team of 4 to deliver culturally relevant creative solutions for clients including Amazon and Intel.
Used Snapchat in order to drive generation X audiences to The Tempest, a collaboration between Intel, Imaginarium Studios & Royal Shakespeare Company.
Jan '16 - Aug '16
Head of Strategy & Business Development, Latimer Group
Helped brands, TV/digital broadcasters and UK government agencies develop tech-infused co-creation strategies to help them build and maintain an authentic dialogue with their customers, audiences and citizens.
Clients included: Unilever, MTV, BBC Three, Home Office.
Directly responsible for £100k+ revenue. Supported Series A venture capital investment process. Commissioned & product managed build of co-creation focused research iOS application. Field research in Georgia.
May '14 - Jan '16
Insights, Innovation & Strategy Lead, Latimer Group
Designed and delivered
international insight and innovation projects.
Conducted in-country qualitative research with young people and their parents in high-risk regions incl. Pakistan and Bangladesh Built product innovation lab for client across 6 European countries. Responsible for £150k revenue in new projects.
July '14 - July '16
Founder / Non-Exec Director, Library of Things
Founded a social enterprise based in South London that uses physical borrowing shops as a mechanism to bring together local communities and regenerate under-used space.
Recognised by Ben & Jerry’s as one of Europe’s top 25 social enterprises. The Library has featured in Monocle, The Guardian and live on BBC News & BBC Radio 4.
July '14 - July '16
Digital Content Manager, Latimer Group
Responsible for growth of ‘Audiences’ department.
Delivered two national campaigns that focused on encouraging teenagers to explore digital making.
Reported directly to Nesta, Nominet Trust, Mozilla, HRH The Duke of York & will.i.am’s i.am.angel foundation. Delivered programme in field with creative entrepreneurs & arts festival programmers in Harare & Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in collaboration with British Council.
Economic History M.A. 2:1
St. Bernards Catholic Grammar School
3 A-Levels (AAB) / Advanced Extension Award in English Literature