Our Team

John Brown

Founder

John has held senior positions in public relations and marketing within councils in England and Scotland. He was Head of Public Relations and Marketing for Scotland’s largest councils, Strathclyde Region and Glasgow City, for over 10 years. Before that, he worked as a journalist, presenter, programme editor, and senior producer for Scottish Television, covering news, social and consumer affairs and politics.

Since 2005, John has served as a strategic public relations consultant, advising government bodies, international companies, and voluntary organisations on media, marketing and communications issues. His areas of focus include strategic communications, place marketing, and crisis management. In recognition of his contributions to public relations, John was awarded the prestigious Sir Stephen Talents medal in 2007 and the CIPR Scotland Lifetime Award in 2022.

Juber Hussain

Founder

Juber, a creative professional, combines empathy with a passion for history, theology, and philosophy in his work. He’s worked with Quadragina ISD an international brand ideator to develop new niche brands in the luxury retail space, for the likes of Thameen Fragrance, and The East India Company.

His journey took him to working with John Brash at his boutique design agency in Dubai. Juber also leads initiatives for community engagement in the charity sector, including with Macmillan Cancer Support, and developed a cultural competency training program about Islam and Muslims for businesses and government.

Mehmet Avci

Art Director

Mehmet Avcı, an Istanbul-based Art Director and Illustrator, exhibits a profound expertise in graphic design. His portfolio includes diverse projects such as brand guides, annual report designs, and magazine concepts, reflects his versatility and creativity. Mehmet’s work for notable clients like Beşiktaş JK and HAVELSAN stands out for its ingenuity and aesthetic appeal.

His designs, characterised by their attention to detail and innovative approach, have garnered significant recognition within Turkiye’s design community. Mehmet continues to push the boundaries of visual storytelling, blending traditional techniques with modern trends to create impactful and memorable designs.