Who We Are

Our Founders

We conceived Aeron based on our collective ambition to offer a better approach to branding.

So we’re not a consultancy striving to dazzle clients with over-complex models and meaningless jargon. We’re a focussed group of people simply getting on with it. Giving clients the refreshingly rigorous yet straightforward approach they need.

We help brands tell their stories, engaging diverse audiences through apt and effective channels. We ensure all our projects have a fact-based foundation, are creatively executed and are practically applied through meaningful engagement programmes.

Our busy and ambitious clients want to grow their businesses as efficiently as possible. We make sure that’s exactly what we help them to do.

Our Specialists

We bring together a highly collaborative and insightful team including brand strategists, architects, 2D & 3D designers, digital specialists, writers and AV Producers.

Our Partners

Our founders and partners have advised many of the world’s most valued brands including Audi, adidas, British Airways, Barclaycard, Bacardi, BP, Blackberry, Chevrolet, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, KPMG, Merrill Lynch and Rio Tinto amongst others;  as such they are well placed to add value to yours.

Brand Insight Specialists

Brand Strategists
Campaign & Communication Strategists
Research & Measurement Experts

Brand Innovation & Design Specialists

Brand Narrative Writers
Brand 2D Designers
Brand 3D Designers
Digital Designers

Brand Implementation Specialists

Project Managers
Film Producers
Brand Engagement Specialists & Staff Trainers

Matthew Millard-Beer

Managing Partner and Founder

Matthew helps brands to define and express themselves through strategic brand planning and project management of creative teams.

Matthew has extensive consultancy experience advising governments and companies on brand & communications strategy – especially at the point of change on market entry, repositioning and restructuring.

Matthew was previously Regional Director of the World’s largest brand consultancy and led Interbrand’s operations in Northern Europe, Middle East, Turkey and India. He also worked for 10 years in Advertising & Communications as a Board Director with Omnicom agencies BBDO, Fleishman-Hillard and Porter Novelli; for whom he set up and managed their offices in emerging markets and the Middle East.

Matthew was educated at Victoria College Jersey, University of Westminster Business School, and following his graduation from The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, served as a British Army Officer for six years.

Client experience includes:

Audi, AT&T, adidas, Agthia, Akbank, Air Portugal, BP, Casper Intel, Chevrolet, Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, GSK, Hilton, HP, JW Marriott, Kraft (Kenco), Lucent Technologies, LG, London 2012 Olympic Bid, Mars, National Bank of Dubai, Neilson, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, P&G (Wella), Renault, SEB Bank, Saudi Arabian Railways, Siemens, Standard Chartered, Turk Telekom, Universal Orlando, Wrigley’s & Bermuda, Egypt, FNCRT, Grenada, Iceland, Paris, Macau, Ontario, Utah and Vermont Tourism Boards.

Client experience

Chris Walmsley

Creative Director

Chris began his career as an assistant editor at one of Europe’s leading production houses, the Moving Picture Company, and has worked extensively as Creative Director with some of the world’s largest brand consultancies such as The Brand Union and Interbrand.

Chris specialises in brand identity, brand architecture, brand personality and film & final documentation in identity guidelines. He is well versed in international projects and has worked in the UK, France, Australia and Romania.

Client experience includes running projects with internal teams and clients to evolve world-class brands. Many of Chris’s projects require delivering complex branding programs in print, video and interactive media.

Client experience includes:

Bacardi, Corus, ING, Barclaycard, Merrill Lynch, Rio Tinto, Hilton, Akbank, Vodafone, SEB, Ladbrokes, John Lewis, RBS, GREY GOOSE, Saudi Arabian Railways, Agthia and Shell.

Client experience

Katy Buckley

Design Director

Katy is a consultant Design Director and has worked with some of the world’s leading brand consultancies, including Interbrand where she worked in both the London and Amsterdam offices.

With over eight years experience, as a Senior Designer, Katy manages integrated 2D, 3D and digital design teams across corporate identity, FMCG, beverage and consumer branding projects.  Katy graduated from University of Brighton with a BA honours in design.

Client experience includes:

Agthia, Saudi Arabian Railways, Heineken, Bacardi (Grey Goose), British Airways, Orient Express, Barclaycard, Orange, BBC and Mercedes.

Client experience

Mark Teisler-Goldsmith

Creative Director

Mark has 15 years experience across a range of design disciplines within the world of branding. From working directly with CEO’s and refining their brand vision, through to bringing the brands to life visually in all their communications including: identity, print, advertising, exhibition and web design.

As a design director Mark’s experience at number of top agencies has seen him work on a huge variety of exciting projects for international clients such as Russian Standard Vodka, SWIFT, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Osborne Clarke, Selftrade, Symrise, Rainmakers’ CSI, Ballantine’s, Craegmoor, ICAEW, Brand London, Nakheel and the Palm Islands.

Client experience includes:

Russian Standard Vodka, SWIFT, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Osborne Clarke, Selftrade, Symrise, Rainmakers’ CSI, Ballantine’s, Craegmoor, ICAEW, Brand London, Nakheel, The Palm Islands

Client experience

Ben Robinson

Ben brings significant account management experience working on celebrated international brands with firms including Brandhouse and Cowan Design.

His brand and implementation experience includes projects for clients such as Heinz (Soups), Britvic (Robinsons) and John Cotton in the UK; GlaxoSmithKline (Aquafresh) and Kellogg’s (Special K) globally, Mars (Cesar dog food, Maltesers & Galaxy) in Europe; Agthia and PeipsiCo in the Middle East; and Kellogg’s (Extra/Komplete) in Central America.

Ben is a University of Warwick Graduate in Law and Business, was brought up in Plymouth, in the West Country, and has travelled extensively throughout South America.

Client experience includes:

Agrivita, Agthia, Al Ain, Al Ain Water, Alpin Water, Aquafresh, Branding, Cesar, Extra/Komplete (Central America), Galaxy, GSK, Heinz, Ice Crystal Water, John Cotton, Maltesers, Nutri-Grain, Special K

Client experience

 

Tamara Morris

Director

Tamara helps companies define and express themselves through strategic corporate and consumer communications and messaging.

Tamara has over 15 years experience as a Board Director and Partner of the some the World’s largest communications companies including Omnicom’s Fleishman-Hillard.

A history and politics graduate of Bristol University, Tamara brings significant experience advising many of the worlds most influential technology brands on strategic positioning, market and product entry, restructuring working with internal and external audiences.

Client experience includes:

AT&T, Avaya, Blackberry, Dell, Huawei, Intel, RIM and TATA.

Client experience

Andy York

Consultant Director Verbal Identity

Andy helps brands to define and express themselves through tone of voice, good writing and strategic messaging.

He was formerly Director of Verbal Identity for Interbrand – the world’s largest brand consultancy – where he was responsible for developing and implementing the tone of voice for Nissan, KPMG, Epson, EDF, Rio Tinto, Barclays, Hays Recruitment and Kaspersky.

Now working with some of the world’s leading consultancies and brands, recent projects include repositioning for Agthia, tone of voice and story telling for Dell, messaging and tone of voice for The Centre for World Culture, rebrand and tone of voice for Aviva Investors and Fly NAS and brand communications for the launch of the McLaren MP4.

 

 

Client experience includes:

Agthia, Dell, Eastway, flynas, McLaren, Nissan, KPMG, Epson, EDF, Barclays, Hays and Kaspersky.

Client experience

Neil Mason

Consultant Strategy Director

Neil has over 10 years experience working across a diverse range of product development and marketing disciplines.

Neil started his career as innovation consultant, where as part of a multi-disciplinary team, he relished the challenge of combining technology, brand, design and consumer insight to develop compelling product and service propositions for a range of blue-chip clients.

For the past six years, Neil has specialised in strategic brand development. Working with leading brand agencies and global brands, his core expertise and ability in problem solving, lateral thinking and understanding of user experience have enabled him to develop compelling and holistic brand strategies that deliver real value and commercial success for clients.

Client experience includes:

Nokia, Boeing, Neutrogena, HTC , Orange, P&G, Hugo Boss, Ford, Jaguar, Gossard, Wonderbra, M&S, Nestle, BlackBerry, HTC, Phillips, Gillette, J&J, Reckitt Benckiser, Astra Zeneca, William Hill, Roche and Electrolux.

Client experience

Lee Brett

Consultant Digital Director

Lee helps ambitious brands solve business and marketing problems through the use of advanced technology combined with compelling contemporary user experiences.

A seasoned interactive marketing lead with 15 years experience, Lee’s agency careers spans Director positions including Omnicom’s Impact Proximity, FCB digital agency, Blue Barracuda and ATOM.

For Emirates Airlines Lee managed an entire portfolio of companies including the Airline, Holidays, Arabian Adventures, Skywards, SkyCargo, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa.

Client experience includes:

Adidas, Jeep, Coca-Cola, Disney, Emirates Airlines, Kraft, Oreo, Flynas, Nivea, Hyundai, Hilton, Nissan, Nike, MARS, M&M's, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Samsung and Snickers.

Client experience

Jay Tunbridge

Design Director

Jay Tunbridge has 15 years experience working in the creative industry – previously Creative Director for leading London brand agencies Designhouse and L&Co, he has delivered brand-led design and digital projects for global organisations such as Heineken, JLL and Microsoft XBOX. Jay has focussed skillsets within the creative digital sector where he has previously undertaken UX and design projects for Renault, T Mobile, FT, IPC Media publications and more recently ferry comparison website Direct Ferries – Europe’s largest ferry ticket aggregator.

Leading design teams and working with some of London’s top creatives Jay has also been lucky enough to pick up some awards and recognition along the way. Today Jay provides both design and commercial photography services to businesses and individuals across the UK and beyond.

Jay is ever the optimist – likes classic American cars, sausage dogs and most importantly time in the sunshine.

Client experience includes:

JLL, Heineken, Renault, T Mobile, FT, Direct Ferries, Microsoft XBOX

Client experience

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