Richard founded Heavenly in 2002 with a simple aim – to take the hot air out of branding and offer a more entrepreneurial and ideas-led approach. With a twenty year career spanning marketing, brand consultancy and communications strategy on both agency and client-side, he is responsible for overseeing Heavenly’s varied portfolio of clients as well as setting the direction for the company.
Steve leads our creative team, bringing over fifteen years’ experience in design and branding. Having worked with clients such as Orange, Amnesty International, Warner Brothers and British Gas, Steve has won numerous awards, including gold in DBA Design Effectiveness, the Marketing Society Awards, Marketing Magazine Design Awards and the celebrated D&AD Yellow Pencil.
Fiona brings an international perspective to Heavenly, having worked with many global brands throughout her career, including BT, Orange, General Motors, Three, Maxis, Circle, Aircel, Astro and Marionnaud Perfumeries. Formerly Head of Client Direction and Strategy at WHAM, and having also had spells with Wolff Olins and Fitch, Fiona brings a calm, considered and collaborative perspective to our most challenging brand projects.
Formerly Strategy Director at Interbrand and DDB, in a fifteen year career James has led branding projects for clients as diverse as Volkswagen, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Citibank and Rio Tinto. A firm believer in the expression that “a brand is what a brand does”, he relishes the energy created when a brand is brought to life.
John is a founding partner of Heavenly and has worked across a broad range of client projects since 2002. Prior to joining Heavenly, he worked at three other branding and marketing comms agencies during his 25 year career. John has led all of Heavenly's projects for our many Welsh clients and now heads up our Wales-based team in our Cardiff Bay office. He combines his Heavenly responsibilities with the Chairmanship of Brains, the Cardiff-based brewer and pub operator.
Steve is a highly experienced senior marketing professional with a diverse 27 year strategic blue-chip and agency background in the UK and internationally. He has led technically innovative, multi-platform digital marketing and social marketing campaigns and stayed international by living and working in 4 continents. Senior roles with Pepsico and The Added Value Company preceded roles with BSkyB as Head of Marketing Communications and with The Walt Disney Company as Senior Vice President, Marketing, leading a worldwide marketing team responsible for global broadcast.
With a background in business development, consumer PR and brand partnerships, Martine brings an entrepreneurial streak to media relations on behalf of ourselves and our clients. Having spent five years working in-house at Candy & Candy, she was involved in some of their most high profile developments as well as handling personal PR for the brothers.
A Chartered Management Accountant and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management, Graham’s career has included stints at Coopers & Lybrand, Alldays, Branded and Entertainment UK. He now oversees Heavenly’s commercial and corporate strategy, as well as finance and HR.
We are an eclectic mix of brand consultants with talents, skills and personalities all dedicated to finding the unexpectedly elegant and effective answer
We don’t offer a standard approach or fixed group of people that our clients inevitably work with. Instead, here’s a selection of those people influencing our thinking.