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IdeasFaces

Solitaire Townsend

Co-Founder

Solitaire’s passion for making sustainability desirable unleashes Futerra’s clients to boldly go where no business has been before. Celebrated green entrepreneur, advisory board member for Danone and O2 Telefonica and self-confessed sci-fi geek, Solitaire is dedicated to imagining how exciting the future can be and trying to make it so.

Ed Gillespie

Co-founder

Ed creatively wrestles common sense from complexity and provokes clients through gentle ‘insultancy’ (being strategically rude). A celebrated slow traveller, author, serial green entrepreneur and investor, Ed is dedicated to putting his money where his mouth is.

Lucy Shea

CEO

Lucy brings energy, focus and a refreshing sense of humour to help clients like Lancôme, C&A Foundation and Coca-Cola imagine better. A big believer that the revolution will look fabulous, Lucy brought Swishing to the world and is also on the advisory committee of Fashion Revolution Day.

Karen Brennan

CFO

Karen puts sustainability right at the heart of the way we do business. She is a champion of women in business, and loves to invoke a jungle rule or two to help steer the corporate governance of our international team.

Freya Williams

CEO North America

Freya’s spent the past eight years making sustainability relevant to mainstream consumers, business leaders and investors in partnership with clients from Unilever to the UN. A passionate advocate for the business case for sustainability, she’s proud that her book, Green Giants, has been profiled in The Economist, Fortune and Forbes.

Anna Högberg

CEO Sweden

+46 (0)701 47 72 50

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Anna envisions magic opportunities and mix rock the world ideas with tough strategies for clients including KRAV, Kinnarps and Clas Ohlson. An everything-is-possible-DIY with forest frenzy and dirty fingers, Annas ambition is to balance dreams and harsh reality by practising empowering parenting in the Stockholm Studio.

Chris Pinnington

Non-Executive Director

Having spent the past 35 years in advertising, most recently as Global Chief Operating Officer of Havas, Chris brings unrivalled global communications agency knowledge to the team. And because he started life (briefly) as a psychologist, Chris is perfectly attuned to the real life insanity of all agency people.

Adaobi Okafor

Financial Controller

When it comes to analytics, Ada’s the one to call. She ensures systems, processes and controls are in place for everything to run smoothly and effectively. A big believer in empowering women, she brings hope to many through her community work and helping to provide better livelihoods.

Alison Mehlsak

Purpose Planner

Ali thrives at the intersection of communications and strategy, providing elegant solutions to the complex sustainability challenges clients send her way. She’s honed her craft both in-house and at agencies, working for brands like Nike, The Coca-Cola Company, Hilton Worldwide, and General Mills. Inspired by the power of sport to be a vehicle for change, today she dreams of growing up to be Leslie Knope.

Aman Singh

Editor in Chief

Aman Singh is a mom, a former journalist, a seasoned communicator and an experienced sustainability professional. An avid tweeter and skilled workshop facilitator, she is a firm believer in the power of informed engagement and works with organizations to decode their sustainability journey through effective content strategy and storytelling.

Amdad Hussain

Accounts Apprentice

Amdad’s passion for numbers started in school where he was the top maths student. Now, he puts his numerical skills to good use Monday to Friday at Futerra, and on the weekends, fundraising with his local mosque for crisis-relief around the world.

Amy McMahon

Administration Assistant

Amy’s background in sociology makes her a pro at people. Whether she’s organising schedules, smashing a spreadsheet or setting up the next social, she’s always on hand, and always happy to help. She’s also the girl to go to if you’re looking for an exciting podcast or life twisting documentary recommendation!

April Lecato

Senior Sustainability Strategist

April is passionate about crafting impactful and inspiring strategies to drive positive change in the world. As a proud ‘third-culture kid’, with experience in both non-profit and private sectors, she brings a unique perspective to tackling complex challenges and loves working with clients to create their own tailored roadmaps for enabling a sustainable future. Outside of the office, she can be found at the local farmers market, neighborhood restaurant, or walking Parm (her adorable beagle-mix) around Brooklyn.

Brie

Junior Engagement Specialist

Brie brings an unprecedented level of energy, positivity and enthusiasm to Futerra. Whether it's a challenging task ahead or a much needed break, Brie is there to lift your spirits through loving cuddles and a friendly wag of the tail. Passionate about food, you have to be careful or Brie may steal your lunch (she’s still working on that).

Briony Gittins

Account Director

Master list maker with a can-do attitude, Briony is all about turning a great plan into great things for clients like C&A Foundation and MSC. She loves that her job allows her to work on exciting campaigns that strive for a better world where everyone gets a fair slice.

Cara Parish

Account Director

Cara has worked in beauty and fashion for over 10 years, developing her career in Global Marketing at Coty Inc. in both London and NYC. She’s also been a leader of innovation and activation at one of digital marketing’s fastest-growing agencies, managing activation for brands like Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Katy Perry. Cara was listed as one of The Drum’s leading women in digital marketing under 30.

Chloe Waite

Research & Insights Analyst

Chloe uses her love of information and researching to bring top sustainability trends and insights to the team. Helping to unlock key insights for clients like L’Oreal, Danone and Econyl. Having grown up in the lush beauty of the Cotswolds Chloe believes strongly in the power of nature and that living more sustainably can be a regenerative and nourishing experience, out of hours you will find her at the farmers market or perusing the crystal shops in Covent garden.

Devon Leahy

VP Strategy

Devon gets her kicks building the business case for sustainability and social impact. With an MBA and a Masters in Environmental Policy, Devon is equally passionate about driving the topline as she is about generating net positive impact. In her free time, Devon can be found running on the Brooklyn waterfront, listening to the latest news podcast and helping the office sort recycling from trash.

Emilie Duponchelle

Account Manager

With a background in International Business, Marketing and Brand Management, Emilie’s a pro at managing accounts. From Lancôme to Danone, she coordinates strategies and creative development like no one else. Plus, put her in front of a sewing machine and she’ll whizz up something equally as magnificent!

Gabi Fountain

Junior Designer

After dabbling in the law, Gabi realised she preferred to think more creatively. So she turned to design, and hasn’t looked back since! Being able to create beautiful, purposeful things that actually make a positive difference in the world feels like magic. When she’s not doing designery things, Gabi’s probably eating dumplings, stalking cats or trying to find a good time to call fam back home in Aus.

Guyang Chen-Ware

Designer

Guyang Chen-Ware is Futerra’s US “design guru,” helping bring our ideas to life with the power of design and her passion for purpose and sustainability. Prior to Futerra, she helped NRDC develop and launch a new brand identity, collaborated with the social impact agency Purpose, and did design for The Climate Group.

 

Hannah Phang

Marketing & Advocacy Manager

Hannah brings her background in communications and human-centered design to Futerra as Marketing & Advocacy Manager. Here you can find her uncovering the latest trends for our sustainable fashion newsletter or developing Futerra’s thought leadership with partners such as the UN and BAFTA. Outside of the office she spends time in nature with her very large dog or creating plans to smash the patriarchy.

Henry Hicks

Executive Creative Director

Henry has a flair for finding big ideas based on fundamental human truths. He brings clarity and emotional engagement to concepts and campaigns for clients like SABMiller, Lego and Estée Lauder. Henry loves to get the heart of the idea to find exceptional, unique solutions.

Hilary Tam

Senior Strategist

Hilary combines her sustainability knowledge, international background and passion for working with people to offer vision and strategy development, implementation and stakeholder engagement to clients like Swire, Kering, MTR and the Forest Stewardship Council. A bit of a dreamer, Hilary believes that that if we can imagine a better world, the universe will conspire to make it happen.

Ian Gill

Consultant

Ian’s background in science prepared him perfectly for navigating oceans of information to find key facts that build killer strategies. He might possibly be the only person to have read over 100 sustainability reports back in his university days, so if you need any tips on reporting, Ian’s your man.

Joel Lindefors

Strategy Director Sweden

+46 (0)703 45 04 80

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With a burning interest for innovation, culture, values and business development Joel unveil the potentials of sustainable development in a world that evolves rapidly. As a strategist Joel have been working with clients like Filippa K, Stockholm City Council, Oriflame and NCC.

Kate Krupa

Account Director

Kate’s the master of making things happen with her mix of “let’s get this done” and “let’s get this done right.” From strategy and creative to production, she orchestrates them all to magically come together to create brands and programs that influence the world we live in for the better. With a background in branding and an innate curiosity for the future, Kate has helped make great things happen for brands such as REI, Target, KPMG and Maybelline.

Kicki Persson

Account Manager

+46 (0)704 44 38 10

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Kicki makes it happen! Working daily with managing productions she contributes with structure, planning and a good sense of being the forward force leading projects to final. Kicki has an extra loving eye for organic food, she cycles and does handiwork. A yarn and needle can do wonders for the world!

Laura Hunter

Creative Director

Laura uses her wordy wisdom to help clients like GEOX and Kering get people excited about sustainability. She loves to get involved in all stages of a project, from ideas to execution. And her creative writing's fuelled by inspiration from literature, insight about what makes people tick and tea (milk no sugar, please).

Leticia Rojas

CEO Mexico

Leticia is a strategic communications specialist passionate about making sustainability a desirable way of life. She works to create high-impact projects by motivating influencers, sharing knowledge, and breaking preconceptions.

Lila Hamilton

Senior Designer

Lila’s passion for making sustainability beautiful comes from her background in fashion and youth culture. She loves creative concepting and always has a brain full of ideas…and just as many perfect gif responses at her disposal. When not poring over photography blogs, you’ll find her running around with the lil Futerran pups.

Liv Wadström

Art Director

Liv is a creative visionary and hybrid art director. She loves ideas that go beyond traditional media and believes in creating communication that can live and breathe as cultural movements. An idea generator that likes to bring visual wiz and curiosity to every brief.

Louise Wilson

Client Services Director

A designer turned project manager, Louise is uniquely skilled at understanding business needs while challenging the creative brief. Sustainability runs through Louise’s blood – work, rest and play. And when she’s not busy delivering outstanding work for clients like FSC and Aldi, Louise tutors the Sustainable Design MA at Kingston University.

Mark Nelkin

Chief Client Services Officer

Mark and his team create the perfect environment for us to produce our best work. He’s led client projects for LEGO, SABMiller, Aldi and OVO Energy and believes in the power of creativity and collaboration when it comes to solving problems and finding breakthrough ideas.

Matt Sexton

Chief Strategy Officer

Matt turns sustainability visions into action plans that work in the real world. Former sustainability director for Kingfisher/B&Q, he’s a seasoned pro at exploiting opportunities from sustainability. His guilty pleasure is motorsport, but Formula E has given him hope that he won’t be defending it for much longer.

Mike Noel

Strategist

Mike is famous for his breadth of corporate sustainability strategy knowledge and ability to provide strategic focus for clients like Mondelez International, Aldi, and Fairtrade International.  Mike’s excited to work for an agency that knows how to leverage corporate scale as a force for good.

Molly Malloy

Planning Director

Molly is the US office’s purpose brand planner, hunting out insights to help unlock big ideas to drive change. A feminist to the core, she has been working with brands to develop and activate their purpose strategies – often around gender equality – for nearly 10 years, often in her ‘wild feminist’ t-shirt.

Nastasja Regis

Junior Consultant

Nastasja came to the UK 5 years ago, to do a degree in Environment, Economics and Ecology and afterwards decided to do a Masters in Environment and Development at the London School of Economics. Other than being obsessed with sustainability, she is a HUGE foodie, always snacking and researching new places to eat, discovering new dishes & cuisines. Some of her favourite things are of course 100% Swiss: Cheese and chocolate!

Olly Lawder

Senior planner

Olly works where strategic thinking and creative magic meet, guiding clients like SAB Miller, Luxottica and GSK from brief to execution. He has a thespian background, so as well as creating outstanding campaigns, Olly’s services come with a complimentary side helping of Japanese haiku and dramatic pauses.

Peter Maccario

Account Executive

Peter enjoys collaborating with companies actively working to create a more sustainable future. With a background in Management and Marketing Research, he brings a strategic business lens to his projects. When not keeping our team on deadline or connecting client asks with active solutions, he is constantly on the search for his next adventure, which often starts with his apron in the kitchen.

Philip Cowell

Copywriter

Philip loves words! After working for fifteen years in creative writing, free speech and branding, he’s helping us rewrite the future with his new pencil. Some of Philip’s favourite things: high fives, Battenberg cake, going for a wander.

Rachel Jones

Creative Planner

Rachel loves the challenge of taking sustainability beyond the usual suspects. A scientific mind with an artist’s heart, she plans campaigns and produces film and photography that make the alternative desirable. Out of hours, you’ll find Rachel taking photographs, surfing the Welsh coast and eating chips.

Ruthie Gonzales

Solitaire’s Sidekick

Ruthie’s an absolute boss when it comes to organisation. Her problem solving, multitasking and expert list making helps keep Soli and everyone in the London office on their feet and in good spirits…which is only further enhanced by her super creative cocktail making at Friday team meets!

Sarah Holloway

Strategy Director

Sarah believes in the power of truth, even when it’s difficult to hear. That’s why she challenges clients to make sure their strategies are truly the best they can be. She earned her sustainability stripes at Unilever, Tesco and TUI, and is a Futerra ‘returner', having started her career with us nearly 14 years ago.

Tom Loader

Senior Copywriter

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Tom Richardson

Account Director

Tom started his career in advertising agencies managing award-winning communications and branding projects for global businesses including LinkedIn, Microsoft, Legoland, Tesco and New Balance. Now at Futerra, his intention is to make a positive impact in the world of sustainability.

Victoria Olausson

Communications Strategist

+46 (0)707 38 76 18

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Victoria strives to inspire bravery into the hearts and souls of marketers. Because with brave marketers communication can become a force for change. With her additional skillset of sustainability, this can be steered towards a force for good. Campaigns, strategies, copy, planning and target group analysis is all Victoria's home turf.

Victoria Wainwright

Senior Planner

Vicky started her career working on global brands and comms with the likes of Unilever, Nestle and British Airways. Five years ago, she decided to follow her heart and work on projects with a purpose. From developing beautiful brands for charities to behaviour change campaigns for government, Vicky’s strength lies in finding the simple stories buried in the detail.

Warren Beeby

Chief Creative Officer

Warren’s spent the past 20 years connecting people to some of the world’s leading brands, and winning the odd award here and there too. Now, he’s pushing the visual language of sustainability, making it as inspirational and seductive as it deserves to be.

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