CR contributors

Meet our columnists and contributors; leading minds from the creative industry offering their opinions, analysis and advice on life in the creative industries

Nick Asbury is a freelance writer for branding and design projects at Asbury & Asbury. He writes for CR about copywriting and advertising;

Paul Belford is an art director and creative director, and founder of agency Paul Belford Ltd. He writes for CR about advertising and branding, old and new;

Daniel Benneworth-Gray is a freelance designer based in York. He writes a regular column for CR about life in design;

James Britton is group managing director at Stink Studios. He writes for CR about trends in digital and production;

Patrick Burgoyne is a writer/editor and former editor of Creative Review. He writes a regular column for CR with his observations on the creative industries; @patrickburgoyne

Paul Cardwell is co-founder at design studio Saboteur. In his contributions to CR, he recommends current highlights from the world of creative arts to stimulate and inspire;

Wayne Deakin is global principal at Wolff Olins. He writes for CR on technology, advertising and design;

Gem Fletcher is an art director. In her Exposure column for CR, she examines the world of photography with a focus on new talent, photo books and exhibitions around the globe;

James Greenfield is a designer and creative director, and founder of design studio Koto. He writes for CR on design and branding;

Anna Higgs is head of entertainment at Facebook. She is CR’s resident agony aunt, who answers readers’ questions in her monthly column Ask Anna;

Richard Holman is a writer and a coach. He writes for CR on creative leadership and process;

Ben Kay is co-founder and creative director of Invincible Unicorn, an ethical advertising agency. He writes for CR on advertising;

Tanya Livesey is global head of creative talent for the Talent Business and executive coach to leaders of creative businesses at No Ordinary Life. She writes for CR about the challenges of running a creative business and how to overcome them;

Perry Nightingale is executive creative technologist at Grey London. He writes for CR about how technological change is affecting the creative industries;

Paul Pensom is art director of Creative Review and runs Studio Pensom, a graphic design studio serving the publishing and music industries. He writes for CR about the challenges of setting up an independent studio;

Rick Poynor is an acclaimed critic and writer on design and visual culture. He is professor of design and visual culture at the University of Reading. He writes for CR on design;

Naresh Ramchandani is a partner at design studio Pentagram London and co-founder of Do The Green Thing, an organisation that uses creativity to fight climate change. He writes for CR on advertising and design;

Mark Sinclair is senior editor for independent publisher Unit Editions. He was previously deputy editor of Creative Review;

Rachael Steven is head of content at dCS Ltd. She was previously deputy editor at Creative Review;