Chris Fogg

Chris Fogg

Founder

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Career Overview:

  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Saatchi & Saatchi – London
  • Group Creative Director – Manchester
  • Founded Fogg Associates
  • Award winning Creative Director
  • Global brand consultant
  • Speaker and presenter
  • Business mentor
  • BBC Contributor

Chris’s experience in brand development, advertising and live communications encompasses: the BBC; Toyota; Microsoft; Sony; Vodafone; Reebok; Holiday Inn; Orange; Pfizer; Doosan; KPMG; Lexus and The Shard, as well as many entrepreneurial SME’s.

After graduating from the renowned Glasgow School of Art, Chris was invited to work at Saatchi & Saatchi, London. On returning to Manchester he became Group Creative Director of an international agency where he was responsible for the creative output across all disciplines. His diverse work has won multiple awards, one particular project being regarded as a world first.

In 2008 he founded Fogg Associates and since its inception the agency has been recognised as one of the UK’s most respected.

Chris uniquely marries his passion for creativity with his business and strategic acumen. He has facilitated global branding exercises and has recently consulted in developing the proposition for a global landmark development. His brand and corporate consultancy experience with business leaders enables him to truly leverage creativity as a business currency. He also frequently gives lectures and seminars to both corporate,  academic and sports audiences. Chris, amongst representatives from London’s leading design and advertising agencies, has been invited by D&AD to contribute to the development of their iconic workshops.

Chris passionately believes that every brand has the opportunity to capture the essence of its market or sector, enabling it to be steadfast to its values, whilst imbuing it with an agility and continual relevance.

James Brooke

James Brooke

Senior Strategist

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James is focused on defining the right solution based on the right strategy. His passion is to realise opportunities through insight. James has led numerous research and insight programmes for multinational organisations across six continents. He works closely with our creative, design and digital functions to ensure our output delivers our strategies.

Steph Meadows

Steph Meadows

Senior Designer

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Graduating from Staffordshire University with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design, Steph worked her way up the design ranks at J Walter Thompson (Cheetham Bell, Manchester). Steph marries her creative talents with her project precision, ensuring our design output is not just of the highest creative standards but delivers strategically too.

Kirsten Hall

Kirsten Hall

Designer

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Having graduated in Design Communication, Kirsten joined Fogg after gaining a wealth of experience at one of Manchester’s largest agencies. Kirsten has a great ability to understand the individual needs of our clients and her technical abilities ensure that her creative interpretation is perfectly executed. Kirsten has also received recognition in the industry, winning a Creative Conscience Award in Graphics and Advertising.

Mike Stopford

Mike Stopford

Developer

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Mike is a digital designer and developer. Always on the look out for innovations, Mike is passionate about bringing opportunities to life that the digital world offers to our clients. Having worked at two of Manchester’s largest agencies Mike has gained extensive expertise of project execution which he relishes bringing to the table to ensure the most effective digital experiences.

Warren Lunt

Warren Lunt

Digital Operations/Project Director

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Warren’s expertise is strategy creation and implementation and is highly experienced in working with high growth businesses with an overall responsibility for operations and the strategic plan. Warren has a breadth of expertise that covers everything online but focusses on planning and delivering digital and content marketing strategies for our clients.

Elaine Hewitt

Elaine Hewitt

Office Manager

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Elaine is our brilliant office manager. She keeps everything ticking over and makes sure the studio and team are organised and can focus on delivering great client work. She also ensures every visitor feels part of the family!

Michelangelo Girardi

Michelangelo Girardi

Video Producer

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Mic is our Video Production and Motion Design partner. He has worked in the film and television industry for over 15 years for major TV channels in Italy as well as producing commercials, adverts, corporate films and animations for brands across Europe. His creativity and expertise help us bring our clients brands to life.

Lisa Critchley

Lisa Critchley

Administration

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Lisa qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2005 and has twelve years accountancy experience. Her specialism in financial management combined with her analytic background enables her to manage our finances and operations efficiently.

Chris Fogg

Founder

Chris Fogg

James Brooke

Senior Strategist

James Brooke

Steph Meadows

Senior Designer

Steph Meadows

Kirsten Hall

Designer

Kirsten Hall

Mike Stopford

Developer

Mike Stopford

Warren Lunt

Digital Operations/Project Director

Warren Lunt

Elaine Hewitt

Office Manager

Elaine Hewitt

Michelangelo Girardi

Video Producer

Michelangelo Girardi

Lisa Critchley

Administration

Lisa Critchley