An independent communications collective.
Big brand thinking...
We offer independent creative, strategic and media thinking for brands. Our independence allows us to be completely neutral in our response to your communications task.
No agenda, and no need or incentive to push one channel over another. Whatever we believe the answer should be we will give it to you straight. Our vast and varied experience is also informed by our brilliant collective of specialist experts.
Paul HammersleyRead more
Amongst Paul’s many career highlights are being CEO of both Lowe London and Lowe NY during their most successful creative periods, Chairman and CEO of DDB, founding partner of Red Brick Road, and founding partner of Harbour.
Mick MahoneyRead more
Mick has been awarded at every major festival, winning Grand Prix at both Cannes and One Show. His CD/ECD/CCO career has spanned London’s top agencies including Lowe (with Paul), BBH, Rainey Kelly, and Ogilvy (with Kev).
Kevin ChestersRead more
Kev's distinguished career has seen him lead Strategy departments in agencies and client side, including BT, Wieden & Kennedy and Ogilvy. He is a prodigious author of industry thought pieces and has almost as many Twitter followers as Beyoncé.
Marie-Louise RobinsonRead more
M-L honed her exceptional account management skills at BBH, where she started her career. She then became head of brand at Boden, where she strengthened her leadership skills as a client. Most recently, M-L ran the BP business as client partner at Ogilvy.
Kim WalkerRead more
Kim is a strategic shapeshifter. Her career has spanned research & insight agencies at Kantar & Nunwood, client-side brand & category planning at Mars Chocolate & Bacardi Global and now creative agency communications strategy at The Brooklyn Brothers and at Harbour.
Grant ParkerRead more
Grant’s award winning work at DDB London for Harvey Nichols and Volkswagen took him to the role of Global Creative Director on Louis Vuitton at Ogilvy Paris. Returning to London he worked at both M&C Saatchi and Engine as Head of Art and Creative Director before joining Harbour in the summer of 2020.
At the heart of a collective of specialist agencies.
Because we have 400+ brilliant experts across 12 specialist capabilities, we can offer you any combination of skillsets, with or without us at the centre. You can even just have us! And because the Collective is not a standing army, the team can be as flexible and scalable as you need us to be. Ultimately, we give you big thinking with bespoke teams, scale with flexibility, integration with specialism, and efficiency with creative excellence.
Whatever you need. Whenever you need it. Only pay for what you eat.
Not something you hear very often, is it? But that is how the collective works. And to make it even simpler, there is only one fee and one contract. That is because our purpose is to manage the complexity of the modern marketing world without compromising on flexibility or quality.