OUR FOUNDERS HAVE BROAD EXPERIENCE IN LEADING AGENCIES AND BUILDING BRANDS FOR MAJOR COMPANIES AROUND THE WORLD.

 

REGAN BURNS

  • 12+ years in Branding, Design & Packaging
  • Previously Co-Managing Director, Brandsmiths;
    Owner/Founder, Burns + Associates

  • Worked with clients in the Middle East; lived and worked in Canada,
    North America and the UK

  • Clients include Coca-Cola, Disney, Black&Decker, Arm & Hammer, Energizer, Purina, Mubadala, Pramerica, GE, Waitrose, British American Tobacco, 
    Breakthrough Breast Cancer, SCA, Health Canada, University of British Columbia, Neuromed, Rick Hansen Foundation and the Vancouver Olympics Committee.
     

regan@burns-canning.com
 

ALISON CANNING

  • 25+ years in PR & related marcoms disciplines
  • Previously President International, Edelman; CEO, Burson-Marsteller London; Founder/MD, First&42nd; Founder/MD, Cohn & Wolfe London
  • Managed an agency network across 4 continents and 20+ countries;
    lived and worked in the UK, USA and Spain

  • Clients include Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, Nike, Reebok, Coca-Cola, Orange, Colgate-Palmolive, SABMiller, Motorola, Visa, Glaxo, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Railtrack, Scottish Power, Mubadala, Investcorp, British American Tobacco, British Telecom, MTV, BBC, Virgin, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Accenture and
    the UK Home Office.
     

alison@burns-canning.com

PAST EXPERIENCE

WE PARTNER WITH OTHER SENIOR SPECIALISTS TO DELIVER CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE BRIEF – ALL ‘BEST-IN-CLASS’ PROFESSIONALS WITH IN-DEPTH EXPERTISE AND A STRONG REPUTATION IN THEIR CHOSEN FIELD.

CHRIS CLEAVER

  • 20+ years in Brand Consultancy
  • Previously owner/manager Redwood Associates and Brandsmiths;
    Director, Interbrand and Dragon Rouge
  • Expert strategist, facilitator and innovation specialist
  • Talented facilitator and creative thinker.

 

ANDREW WIGLEY

  • 15+ years in Communications and Public Affairs
  • Previously COO All About Brands; Regional External Affairs Manager,
    BHP Billiton; Director, Burson-Marsteller
  • Specialist in political risk management, corporate social & environmental responsibility and reputation management
  • Prolific writer and contributor to global policy conferences and forums.

 

DAVID HILLMAN

  • 30 years in Graphic Design
  • Previously a Partner at Pentagram
  • Developed identities for Phaidon, The Guardian, The Times Education Supplement, Arup, The Tate and 2012 Olympic stamps
  • Hailed in the industry as ‘a legend’.