Barry Hurd – Design Director


Barry Hurd studied at Bath Academy of Art before completing a postgraduate MA from The Royal College of Art in 1992. Previous work experience includes, creative and strategic roles with News International; Senior Art Director roles with Dynamics Advertising (McCann Erickson) and Quadsite, and design appointments with KHH and Random House Publishing. Awards and acknowledgements have been received by D&AD, International Society of Typographic Designers and the Type Directors Club (New York).

Neil Boom – Public Relations Director


With 20 years' top flight financial and corporate PR agency experience gained at Brunswick, Financial Dynamics and Broadgate, Neil has worked for publicly quoted clients of all sizes including companies in the FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and smaller stocks listed on AIM and Plus Markets. He has also advised numerous private enterprises. His quoted company experience includes a multitude of IPOs, fund-raisings, mergers and acquisitions, new product and service launches, and regular calendar events such as financial results’ reporting. He founded Gresham PR in early 2001

David J Colbran – New Media Director


David studied at Duncan of Jordanstone Art College in Dundee, before moving to London to become IT Manager at Southbank University and then at the University of London. Relocating to the north-west he established a multi-discipline agency working with numerous other agencies and multi-national organisations. Specialisms include accessible web development, HTML 5 and high end digital photography. He founded DJC Design in Liverpool in 2004.