Alastair Creamer

Alastair is a force of nature. An expert in organisational culture he is the founder of Creamer & Co. An inspiring advocate of change, he has worked with leaders and leadership teams across the world from Thailand to California. He has helped transform culture in diverse multi-cultural organisations from Unilever to Clorox, via Sainsburys and Zurich insurance.

A passionate artist and a talented musician, Alastair can be relied upon to bring fresh perspectives into the conversation. Motivated by the belief that everybody is creative, he empowers people to embrace their personal purposes to release change and energy in their organisations.

Emma Haigh

Emma brings her top-level production skills to our busy office. Her background spans 20 years in media, including work with Big Finish, Blast Theory, Kudos Film and the BBC. She masterminds our projects. She has taken 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, the theatre, cooking, and walking Monty, her springiest of springer spaniels.

Charlotte Guibordeau

With a great interest in how the arts work in business, Charlotte is an experienced Marketing and Project manager. She has managed projects in France, England and Spain and recently rejoined the Creamer & Co group. Working on projects all over Europe she is passionate about supporting people and teams so they can perform at their best.

When she is not working with the C&Co team, you can find her making leathercrafts, working on graphic design or studying arts at La Sorbonne

Todd Harrington

US Associate, Todd, leads Creamer & Co.’s USA office.  With interest in workplace culture booming we are working with more and more organisations in the USA to inspire change, as we help them transform culture and amplify character .

Todd is a seasoned storyteller and marketing strategist with over 25 years of leadership experience in business development, creative and strategic marketing, and leadership across a broad range of organisations including time with Saatchi & Saatchi, McCann and Y&R. He’s a true believer that creativity is an essential part of every person’s life. He has a successful track record for delivering innovative, long-term solutions to an extensive list of Fortune 500 clients.

When time allows, Todd turns his storytelling to writing children’s books, having penned and published two books: “What Are Trees For?” and “My Friend the Moon.”

Advisory Board

Professor Nancy J. Adler

S. Bronfman Professor Emerita in Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, consults and conducts research on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and the arts and leadership. She has authored and edited ten books and over 150 articles. Her “International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior” book has more than a half million copies in print in multiple languages. Dr. Adler consults with major global companies and government organizations on projects worldwide.

A Fellow of the Academies of Management and International Business, she has received numerous international awards and has been inducted into the Royal Society of Canada. Nancy is also a visual artist and has been an artist in residence at The Banff Centre.

Paul Preston

Paul, enjoyed a long career in consumer goods, an accountant by profession, he held roles ranging from finance and human resources to general management. These have taken him and his family across the world via Holland, China and Singapore.

Paul collaborated with Alastair as they launched Eyes Wide Opened. He now works on an eclectic group of projects ranging from Stufish, an Entertainment group, Tignum, a high-performance people business, special needs schools and an ice cream business in Mumbai.

Living between the UK and Portugal, Paul remains fascinated with business and people, helping both to discover themselves and find roles that excite. His belief in humanity, and his optimistic outlook on life, is apparent to all that meet and work with him. His wife, Gill, keeps him grounded and real.

Doug Milliken

Doug leads Clorox ’s digital transformation efforts as VP Marketing Transformation. Throughout his career, Doug has focused on building and continually innovating the company’s brand building model, helping Clorox’s portfolio of brands sustain superior performance over decades.

Doug has a passion and deep background in transforming organisational culture. He co-leads Clorox’s Enterprise Culture, helping the company to evolve to become simpler, faster, and bolder. His work led him to Creamer & Co, first as a client and now as an advisor.

Doug has worked in Brand Management, Market Research and Advertising, and as an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He’s currently working with Alastair to research how individuals with little formal authority are able to make transformative impact in organisations – a group of people he calls “Difference Makers.”


If your organisation is grappling with change please get in touch.

Whether you’re a potential client or just looking to learn more about what we do, we’re always interested in hearing from those looking to inspire change.

London Office

Alastair Creamer

New York Office

Todd Harrington