Alastair was the driving force behind the award winning Catalyst programme at Unilever. Motivated by the belief that everybody is creative, he empowers people and businesses to employ an artful approach to serious problems and finds the world a better place for it.
“I was educated as a musician and when I chose to stop playing, I discovered other creative channels – acting, directing, writing and painting. It’s from all these worlds that I’ve developed my network of creative partners. I’ve also inherited my father’s love of handwriting. I founded and developed Catalyst at Unilever, an innovative in-house programme of creative training and inspiration. I ran it for seven years before co-founding my own business to take the approach into all manner of organisations. Before all that I spent twelve years in the arts and a further six in other businesses (including Sainsbury’s first Arts Sponsorship Manager) with a stint as Dean of Faculty at the London College of Music and Media. All these experiences come together in our work at Creamer & Co.”
Emma brings her top-level production skills to our busy office. With a background spanning over 18 years in the media industry, including work with Big Finish, Blast Theory, Kudos Film and TV and the BBC, she masterminds our projects and works closely across all aspects of the business.
Her freelance work has seen her taking on a wide variety of roles for some of the UK’s most successful, innovative and high-profile creative organisations.
When not spinning the plates of producing she loves nothing more than singing with the talented and crazy ladies of Amersham A Cappella, going to the theatre, cooking, gardening and walking her second best friend, Monty, the springiest of springer spaniels.
Eloise’s experience spans the worlds of contemporary art, design, academia and education. Her postgraduate studies in art history and curating have given her a deep-seated appreciation for all things visual, while her work supporting small organisations and startups in a range of industries leaves her well equipped for the busy and varied environment at Creamer & Co.
When she’s not supporting the team, you can find her wandering around an art gallery or clambering up a wall at her local climbing gym.
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