My work uses an essential mix of deep understanding, business acumen, creative expertise and technical skill. Here a few examples from the hundreds of successful projects I have worked on.
ABRSM - Music examination board
Redefining advantage and improving personality to enable global expansion and successful growth in China.
Ingeus - Welfare to work
Helping a small social enterprise to expand and diversify to become global leaders. Six years later they were acquired for £250m.
The Innovation Unit - Innovation consultancy
Helping a 'confused' ex-government department to become the No.1 small management consultancy with a new, social media optimised brand strategy and identity.
Pied-a-Terre - Michelin star restaurant
A more credible, 'retail ready' brand strategy and identity that took a Michelin star restaurant to the next level and 2 stars.
London Symphony Orchestra
A transformative digital strategy, design and development for surviving, operating and growing without a physical concert hall.
BPAS - Pregnancy Advisory Service
A more empathetic and effective approach to improve access to discreet services for professional women facing an unplanned pregnancy.
Elephant & Castle - Regeneration
Community engagement, brand and communication that successfully inspired local business, residents and commercial developers over four years.
Ellenor - Hospices
Removing confusion and adding emotional appeal so that a relatively small hospice could increase income and grow to help more families.
Barbican - Bite series
Digital strategy and development of the first secure, online ticketing website for the Barbican Centre London. (Graphics by Why Not Associates)
Ammonite - Data consultancy
Repositioning a small recruitment company to maximise potential growth with a 'Human Centred' approach in a new, data-driven economy.
Athletes Village - Development
Onsite communication strategy and design to ensure the best safety and security record for any developmentof its size in Europe.
MyPain - Chronic pain care
A radical new approach for a more 'joined-up' pain care service. Combining personal consultation with digital technology and mobile support.
iD - Reducing obesity
A radical, new 'whole system' approach for reducing sedentary lifestyles and obesity for professionals, carers, mentors and individuals.
Whole Education - Education alliance and network
A new name, brand, communication design and successful engagement strategy for a powerful agenda on the future of global education.
Listen to John on The Way We Roll podcast.