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About us

We’re an international culture-led communications and strategy consultancy firm.

As believers in the transformative power of culture, we work at the intersection of arts and cultural intelligence to drive meaningful change, amplify impact and foster connections. Leveraging our specialist expertise, creativity and a deep understanding of cultural nuances, we help you:

  • Shape culturally-informed strategies that deliver impact
  • Achieve culture-led transformation and effect change
  • Articulate captivating stories that resonate with audiences
  • Raise your profile and build influence

Supported by an international network of associates, we deliver projects around the world through our on-the-ground presence in London, Dubai, Riyadh, Istanbul and Delhi.

Take Over Jeddah by Andrés Reisinger, Matters of Matter exhibition at Balad Al Fann. Image courtesy of Karina Perez Spritze, Rhose Studio
Take Over Jeddah by Andrés Reisinger, Matters of Matter exhibition at Balad Al Fann. Image courtesy of Karina Perez Spritze, Rhose Studio

Who we work with

For the past fifteen years, government entities, cultural institutions, artists and private companies from London to Abu Dhabi have trusted us to bring their visions to life through culturally relevant strategy advisory, communications, capacity-building and creative solutions:

Our leadership team

Distributed across regions, our international team of 100+ people bring diverse perspectives, specialist expertise, regional insights and international experience. Find more about some of our senior team below. 

Wol Balston

Founder – Director

Digby Halsby

Founder – Director

Rosie Marsh

Associate Director

Alice Clifford

Associate Director

Elizabeth Flanagan

Associate Director

Jeanette Ward

Associate Director

Liz Sen

Managing Director

Josh Dobbins

Regional Director – South Asia

Funda Küçükyılmaz

Regional Director – Turkey

Kerr McIlwraith

Creative Director

Wol Balston

Founder – Director

Alice Clifford

Associate Director

Jeanette Ward

Associate Director

Josh Dobbins

Regional Director – South Asia

Funda Küçükyılmaz

Regional Director – Turkey

Digby Halsby

Founder – Director

Rosie Marsh

Associate Director

Elizabeth Flanagan

Associate Director

Kerr McIlwraith

Creative Director

Liz Sen

Managing Director