Professional Experience

Freelance / Writer, Strategy consultant

Clients include: WARC, The Gunn Report, Contagious, Imperial Consultants (ICON), Defra and others (subject to NDA agreements).

Sept 2016 - Present


Jan 2015 - Sept 2016

Contagious Communications / Staff Writer

Contagious keeps clients and the wider world up to speed with developments in technology, shifts in marketing, and consumer trends. As part of the editorial team I worked across Contagious magazine, the daily intelligence resource Contagious I/O and the company's in-house consultancy. Key responsibilities included:

  • Co-authoring the end-of-year trend review Most Contagious, leading research to highlight the past year’s most directional themes, trends, and campaigns.
  • Writing articles for Contagious, the award winning quarterly magazine about innovation, consumer trends, design and technology.
  • Curating and writing weekly articles for Contagious I/O, exploring the strategy and insights behind successful innovation.

Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

Contagious Communications / Writer, Researcher

  • Managed submissions, sourcing strategically-led stories from all continents through an extensive network of PR and marketing contacts in agencies globally.
  • Conducted strategic pitch research for agencies, producing content and reports for a wide range of clients.

April 2016 - Present

Oct - Dec 2012

July 2012

Reach Out Academy / Mentor (Volunteer)

McCann London / Junior Planner

Intellect Ltd. (Independent Visual Arts Publisher) / Publishing Assistant

Other: University of Bristol Students' Union, LexisNexis Butterworths, AMG Asian Media and Marketing Group, White Stuff


2016 - Present


2009 - 2012

Royal College of Art, Imperial College London

Innovation Design Engineering MA/MSc

University of Bristol

Economics and Politics BSc (1st Class Honours)

1995 -2009

Brighton and Hove High School (BHHS)


Feb 2016

Jan 2016

Jun 2015

Mar 2015

Oct 2014

May 2014

Feb 2014

Feb 2014

Jul 2013

Jul 2013

Aug 2012

Jun 2009

Jun 2008

Takram Academy

The Great British Diversity Experiment


Institute of Greenwood Carving


Amazing If


Institute of Greenwood Carving

PMA Media Training


Society for Editors and Proofreaders

World Challenge

Nottingham University, Ningbo, China



  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Editorial / Copy-editing / Proofreading

References available on request