About Creo Comms
Bringing strategic-thinking, creativity and an absolute focus on top-class delivery, Creo is a dynamic communications consultancy that inspires, excites and engages the audiences of its clients across the UK.
It’s all about people.
We’re people-people! Our focus is on building long-term relationships with our clients that make us an extended part of their team.
And we make it our business to understand our clients’ audiences too – who they are, what makes them tick and how we can communicate with them most effectively. This focus on people means we help brands build meaningful relationships with their customers, through ultra-targeted comms that inspire and engage.
And because we’re people-people, we like to make sure that working with us is fun – we’re professionals with personality and we bring that to all of the projects we work on.
Louise Bradford, Managing Director
Project manager, strategic marketer and PR expert, Lou is also a skilled copywriter, crisis comms pro and media liaison.
Working with global brands like Berghaus, sporting icons Durham County Cricket Club, business groups like North East England Chamber of Commerce, transport hubs such as Port of Sunderland and many more, Lou delivers marketing, PR and events for clients, on-time and on budget.
With fresh ideas, she explores new avenues to add value, identify creative hooks and approaches to give campaigns proper oomph!
Bryn Littleton, PR Director
An experienced journalist, Bryn turned to PR and comms in 2003.
A vocal champion for business while PR manager for North East England Chamber of Commerce, he also managed PR at regional development agency, One North East.
Bryn led comms activity on many high-profile campaigns, including the reorganisation of Northumberland schools, NEECCs “50 Great Reasons” campaign, worked on the launch of multi-award-winning Passionate People, Passionate Places and even won awards for turning cows into reality stars for the Great British Meat Company’s “Keeping up with the Cowdashians” campaign.
Bryce Wilcock, Client Partner
PR graduate, Bryce worked in-house for BE Group, writing for BQ Magazine.
He also promoted the mag, its website and daily online news platform. Securing his NCTJ qualification, Bryce took on the role of BQ business journalist.
Over three years, he became senior business journalist, contributing to the magazine, BQ daily bulletins and website, as well as overseeing the title’s social media efforts.
Shaun Burns, Designer
A tech-savvy creative, Shaun delivers work with impact.
Always produces the goods, whether geared towards specific or more general audiences.
With 16 years’ experience as a graphic and web designer, Shaun has developed brands, websites and every piece of marketing material you can think of for the likes of Sunderland College, BDN Architects, NHS, local property vendors and many more.
Alice Clark, Designer
A multi-disciplined designer and illustrator, Alice creates colourful and impactful work that brings ideas to life.
Through her work as an illustrator, she has worked with clients ranging from The LA Times to local, independent businesses. Born and raised in the North East, she is passionate about showcasing the best the region has to offer.
Always striving to come up with new ideas, as a designer Alice has created ads, animated gifs, AR face filters and more.
Beth Dixon, Junior Client Partner
A Fashion Journalism graduate, experienced copywriter and social media pro, Beth has a wealth of experience in developing engaging and impactful content for a range of clients.
With over three years’ agency experience, Beth has produced copy and visuals for both print and digital marketing materials, managing social media campaigns targeted towards a variety of audiences.
Keeping up with digital trends and the fundamentals of marketing, Beth is always looking for creative ways to tell stories and raise brand awareness.
Laura Farley, Agency Manager
Creo’s chief organiser, with a keen eye for detail, Laura has a wealth of experience in marcomms, events, sales and people management.
With over 10 years’ experience working in the busy marketing and communications team at housing company Gentoo, and more recently as business development manager for Spire Healthcare, Laura is responsible for the smooth running of Creo Comms, ensuring the business has the right systems and processes to maintain the exceptional customer care it provides to its clients, as well as helping to drive forward the growth of the business.
Adam Low, Sunderland Creatives Agency Officer
Adam is working as part of the Creo team to operate Sunderland Creatives Agency, a student-led comms agency being delivered in partnership with the University of Sunderland.
Adam ran his own fitness business for six years before deciding to take his business and marketing knowledge further. He went to the University of Sunderland to study Business and Marketing Management and is applying those skills working with local organisations and students to help with the smooth running of this innovative new creative agency (find out more at sunderlandcreatives.agency).
Mark Hodgson, Client Partner
An experienced Account Manager, Mark joined the team having previously worked for seven years at Ashmore Consulting.
Mark is a journalism graduate who obtained a NCTJ Gold Standard Diploma in Journalism. He also has Prince2 Practitioner Certificate in project management.
Mark has developed expertise in creating insight-led business and marketing plans, helping organisations reach their goals.
He can also produce quality content for digital and print platforms.
Kevin Smith, Graphic Designer
A dedicated designer and illustrator, Kev always goes the extra mile to leave his creative mark on a project brief.
With 12 years’ experience in the design industry, Kev has worked with both small businesses and global operations across a range of sectors.
Being a design all-rounder with an eye for detail, he has worked on everything from brand development and illustration to publication and event artwork, helping to engage audiences through impactful visuals.