Team

We’re an independent company combining decades of traditional and digital communications experience. Together, our founders were the driving force behind the digital and social media strategy of one of the largest public relations agencies in the world, covering more than 80 offices in over 40 countries.

Principal advisors

Anthony Burgess-Webb (@tbw1)

Tony left international communications consultancy Hill & Knowlton in April 2011, after a twenty-five year career during which he founded H&K’s European technology practice and global digital practice. He was the global firm’s chief marketing officer for five years, overseeing their formal and informal web presence and the introduction of internal and external social media policies and practices. He co-founded brand research Commetric and equity trading company CommEq.

Married, with one daughter, he is a pro bono advisor to Iwokrama, a rainforest preserve in Guyana.

Niall Cook (@niallcook)

Niall left Hill & Knowlton at the end of June 2011, after a thirteen year career, first in the digital practice and then as worldwide head of marketing technology. He pioneered the firm’s use of social media including its blogging platform, Collective Conversation. He is the author of Enterprise 2.0, which explores the use of social media inside the enterprise.

Married, with one daughter, he is a trustee of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.