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our people

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ANDY JACKSON

ceo
ANDY JACKSON

ceo

Andy's creative and business experience, customer relationships and enthusiasm help the team spot opportunities and deliver innovative, effective strategic communications to customers around the globe.

 

"We’re concentrating more than ever on working with new and existing customers to identify problems or business needs and implement measurable solutions that address them. Our team never cease to delight, deliver and surpass expectations. We’re in business to create solutions and make happy customers.  We do that by making all the right creative stuff, quickly and cost effectively.”

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HAYLEY  JOHNSON

senior Journalist

 
HAYLEY JOHNSON

Senior Journalist

We’re delighted to welcome Hayley Johnson back to the company. She’s an accomplished writer and PR professional and brings a great deal of experience of content creation and flair for expression and ideas to i-creation.

With over 15 years experience in journalism and copywriting, I've written for audiences all over the world. From breaking national news to complex business stories, in-depth features and celebrity interviews, I've been privileged to cover it all - and most things in between.”

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JOHN LESTER

lead creative

Creative Lead John Lester, with extensive knowledge of graphics and typography, has the designers most hoarded skill… quite simply, he instinctively delivers work that looks right and does its job. He’s worked in so many media, using so many different packages and skills, that little phases him… a source of experience to the whole team.

 

John’s mash-ups and improvisations are legendary.  Who else would take a scrunched-up headline print out, cover it in water and freeze it, break the ice, photograph and filter it to get it just right? Or carve a font out of pastry and bake it? Lo-tech or hi-tech, John’s attention to detail is a reassuring constant.  And when he added animation and 3D modelling to his first love of film-making… well, it opened up whole new worlds for the business. 

“My interest in technical aspects of film-making and the move into 2d/3d animation and video has made the most recent years exciting and I expect new digital projects to continue that. Continued involvement across an expanding and developing business drive my broad design outlook.”

JOHN LESTER

lead creative
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CHRIS PEACH

lead visual creative

Chris started his career in photography capturing skateboarders in his teens, then went on to become a photographic artist in College and University, and now with 14 years’ experience as a press photographer, he is ready for anything!

“I have always been curious, wanting to know how things work, and what’s behind that door, and the best part about being a photographer is having access granted into incredible businesses and organisations to meet the people that make them work. I feel it’s a great privilege most would never get the chance to see, and I feel it is my job as a photographer to transport the viewer of my images into these spaces and to hear the stories that these people can tell. "

“People say that a picture speaks a thousand words, but I think it does more than that, a good photograph can transport you to the decisive moment in time and space that the shutter was released.” 

CHRIS PEACH

lead visual creative
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NIGEL PYE

head of creative

Nigel’s degree in Communications and Geopolitics, and his huge body of journalistic work, has helped him forge a career spanning more than a quarter of a century gaining experience few could rival. 

He’s investigated, researched and written for national and international newspapers, worked behind and in front of the camera for broadcast media, edited public-facing content and produced employee and customer-facing communications strategies for blue-chip companies and organisations from global to super-local. Delivering award-winning quality content and managing creative teams comes naturally to a great communicator... that’s Nigel. 

“I’m most passionate about enabling our customers to communicate exactly what they want to convey. My first love will always be writing and I fervently believe that the written word is still the most powerful way to get that message across - if used effectively.”

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ALFIE JACKSON

digital marketeer

Alfie Jackson is i•creation’s digital marketer. His skills in new technology, identifying new business opportunities and new customer engagement mechanisms is opening up significant new revenue streams for the company. 

 

“I’m bringing a new perspective to the way the company finds and reaches new and exciting markets and enjoying working with the creative and management team to support them in making the business grow.” 

ALFIE JACKSON

digital marketeer
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TRACY JACKSON OBE

non-executive director

Tracy Jackson OBE is a senior leader at a global NGO focused on children’s early years development. She designed and led a nationwide emergency response to Covid 19, reducing the pandemic’s impact on children and families in the most deprived communities with financial and food aid, learning and technology resources.

 

“My passions are delivering the very best for children and families through innovation, high quality delivery and leadership. As a non-exec I’m enjoy sharing my experience with the i•creation team, delivering human centred design and encouraging even greater innovation.”

TRACY JACKSON OBE

non-executive director
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ED STUART-BROWN

head of stuff
ED STUART-BROWN

head of stuff

Ed was a senior executive in a some of the UK's biggest financial services businesses over his 25 year career. He earned a high profile in the industry as Head of Sales of a household name insurance business, CEO of a leading advisory firm and Group Operations Director of the largest firm of financial advisers in the UK. Ed brings huge experience of governance, business development success and executive leadership to i-creation.

 

“The principles of making successful business are the same across every sector, but great businesses are created when the right people come together and I’m delighted to be working with some of the best creative talent in this business, people who really care for their craft and for their clients.”

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SCOTT THOMAS

design creative

If it needs designing Scott can design it.  Simple as.  He’s a tech chameleon who has grown with the industry, just as comfortable with complex pre-press as he is populating a p-list.  Scott’s the best juggler in the business, driving digital, web, video, animation… and he’s mean on infrastructure, networking, you name it. A great team member with design and creativity at heart but always an eye on what’s achievable, how budgets are looking, any tech restraints and any new tech round the corner.  You could say Scott’s an all-rounder but he’s a rare beast, for he’s an expert as well! 

 

"I take pride in my ability to take the raw ingredients of a project and create something that meets the client's brief. It is deeply satisfying seeing the end-product and realising a job well done. Positive feedback from customers, and our long record of seeing them come back time and time again, is extremely rewarding." 

SCOTT THOMAS

design creative
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RON QUENBY

senior journalist

"Such heavenly touches ne'er touch'd earthly faces."  Cambridge graduate Ron is, quite simply, an expert writer who can do with words what many can't and we're proud he's part of the team.  From three pars to a full-blown feature, whether it's giving voice to a CEO or a young mum, a celebrity to a member of the public, Ron's copy does the trick, and then some.  Highly-regarded by customers and peers, Ron is proud to be a journalist. We're proud too. Ron's craft is valued.

 

"My aim as a journalist is to clarify and communicate while at the same time producing something that’s entertaining to read. Helping a customer communicate key messages involves researching topics meticulously before using the power of words to inform with maximum impact.”

RON QUENBY

senior journalist