An accomplished Head of Design with a portfolio brimming with international clients, and projects that have spanned the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific region. Connects easily with clients, challenging briefs with fresh ideas, and as the go-to person to deliver the final product. Leads projects from start to finish, proactive and intuitive in managing client expectations. An influencer who works strategically, with a passion for creativity, and who energises creative teams to realize their full potential. Always seeking to push the boundaries of design with core strengths in concept development, branding, exhibition, animation, digital and design for print.
- 20+ years of success within the design and creative industries and over 10 years of experience at a directorate or head-of level, who goes above-and-beyond as an extremely proactive, adaptable and skilled Head of Design.
- Internationally experienced, having adapted to the cultures and commercial needs of brands in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Sri Lanka.
- A 360o creative thinker for online and offline design products, including Opta Sports – Beijing Olympics (2008), HSBC – SIBOS in Hong Kong (2009), Citizen FT Appleseed XIII – Dubai (2012), Saviskara Exhibition & Design Forum (2015), Efl3pl.lk (2018) and Uga Escapes (2020).
- An engaged leader and manager who ensures that design projects are delivered on time and to budget ensuring commercial success including: HSBC, Citizen, Lacoste, Intel, SES, Sony, Motorola, Royal Navy, Vodafone, NHS, John Lewis, GSK, MoD UK, British Airways, Reuters, Hewlett Packard, Fujitsu, Toshiba, OPTA Sports, Etisalat and LG.