Associates and collaborators
Over the years we’ve collaborated with a wide range of associates to deliver our projects. Each of them brings fresh, up-to-date expertise from a range specialisms and we work together to deliver integrated solutions to our clients.
Here are a few of the people and businesses we’ve collaborated with in recent years:
Saul is a researcher and artist with ten years’ experience in collaborative and participatory technology. He writes, codes, facilitates (online and offline) and is involved in numerous networks and cultural groups, including being Co-founder of The People Speak. He is currently studying for a PhD at Queen Mary University, London.
Collaborations: RSA Networks, Xchangelab
A software developer/architect/manager for about 20 years, artist, activist and aspirational gardener, Pete is one of the UK’s leading Drupal software developers and an advocate for technology as a tool for improving human interaction. He co-founded School of Everything and Code Positive.
Collaborations: School of Everything, RSA Networks, Xchangelab
Charlie Davies is a writer and community builder, formerly Features Editor of the Face, founder of Pick Me Up, Charlie crafts words and brands to engage large groups of people in participation and social change. He also once translated the Tao Te Ching for a fun.
Collaborations: Mindapples, Lock-in TV
Futuregov are local goverment geeks with more than 10 years experience. They work with local government to design better, cheaper public services, and use design and technology to solve problems that matter. Andy Gibson has been an Associate with them since 2009.
Collaborations: DCLG e-Petitions, Local by Social
Amanda Gore is an experienced insights researcher who bridges the worlds of brand marketing, audience engagement and social change. She has led projects for clients including Apple, Budweiser, Unilever, BBC, BSkyB, Channel 4 and Ofcom, and is skilled at interpreting the latest trends insights for marketing agencies and strategy teams.
Collaborations: NSPCC Digital Strategy, Mindapples
Dougald is a writer, speaker and entrepreneur, co-founder of School of Everything and founder of Spacemakers. He created the Dark Mountain project with Paul Kingsnorth to explore cultural resilience in times of transition. In 2009 he was named in The Independent’s Hospital 100 list of the most influential figures in the UK creative industries.
Collaborations: School of Everything
Stef is a designer, technologist and startup person – a hacker for short. He plays with technology and its cultural, social and political applications by rapidly prototyping ideas and learning about how to solve problems using a hack, play, learn approach. He was also the founding CTO at Aframe.
Collaborations: Mindapples, Lock-in TV, Do a Bit
The People Speak
The People Speak make it easy for people to talk to each other in fun and creative ways. With tools and formats like Talkaoke and Who Wants To Be?, from street corners to conferences, events, museums and schools, their tools help people get involved in the discussions that matter most to them.
Collaborations: RSA Networks, Lock-in TV
Jenny Reina is an experienced engagement consultant working across online and offline projects. She has 10 years’ experience of managing online communities for clients including ABC, AKQA, Diageo, Disney, Hewlett Packard, MTV, P&G and Wieden & Kennedy, and runs engagement events through her own creative practice, Hunt & Gather.
Collaborations: School of Everything, Mindapples, NSPCC Digital Strategy
Colin Tate is one of the world’s leading online converstion consultants. He advises companies on improving their commercial returns online, aligning their business strategy to their commercial goals and improving online channels to make . He is also Project Manager of One Click Organisations and Co-Founder of Clarion Publishing.
Collaborations: Mindapples, School of Everything, Do a Bit
Richard began his career working for James Caan as a headhunter during the mid 1990′s. In 1998 he set up Jobs Go Public, the first online careers network to focus on the Public and Third Sector, one of Britain’s most successful social enterprises. He is now a Trustee of UnLtd and Founder of Good People, a new source of talent for the social sector.
Collaborations: Mindapples, Do a Bit
David Wilcox is co-author of Social by Social and a noted blogger and speaker on how technology is transforming civil society. He’s been a journalist, a consultant in regeneration and community engagement, an advisor to the Government and a specialist in mixing face-to-face and online activities for collaboration and participation.
Collaborations: RSA Networks, Social by Social