Vince also serves as the Chairman of the Content Marketing Association, and is undertaking PhD examining the economy of branded content. He was previously the editor of Surfing Magazine, in California, and reporter for The Orange County Register, LA Weekly and others.
Andrea Kurland, Editor-In-Chief, Huck
Prior to over a decade working on Huck, she studied International Development and Politics followed by a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. Since 2010, she's directed Huck's editorial line, overseeing original photography and journalism commissions from ideation through edit to publication. She is drawn to human stories that unfold on the fringes, at the pressure points where counterculture and the mainstream collide and is working to bring Huck’s editorial voice to life as films, digital experiences, books, events, photography exhibitions and workshops. Andrea has led on major brand partnerships with Vans, Facebook and The North Face and sat on photography judging panels for the Amnesty Awards, Sony World Photography Awards, Independent Photography Festival (I.P.F), PhotoForum and Pilkington Prize. She has delivered talks on disruptive media at the Tate Modern, BJP Breakthrough Sessions, PhotoForum and more.
Simon Baker, Managing Director
Simon is a multiple Gold Cannes Lions winning leader in branded entertainment with experience spanning TV, digital and print.
Through strategy, journalism, branding, creative, production and media expertise he has helped major brands to shape how they use journalism and culture to market, communicate and tell great stories. From producing the UK's most awarded TV ad break, to creating the UK's first 'always on' branded content studio.
Simon has received over 36 Awards across media, creative and production, including 2x D&AD Pencils, 2x Gold Cannes Lions, 2x Media Week Grand Prix, Campaign of the Year, Thinkbox, CIPR, CLIO, Eurobest, Marketing Society, International Content Marketing Association.
Helen Job, Head of Insight
Helen has worked in future forecasting for two decades, leading multi-disciplinary, global futures, and strategy teams for Flamingo, WGSN and MTV in New York and London. Helen also co-founded disruptive futures, insight and strategy collective The Akin.
Alongside her corporate work Helen is an educational practitioner. She conceptualised the Global Trend Forecasting Curriculum for Parsons School of Design, in New York and is a visiting lecturer for the University of the Arts, General Assembly and Hyper Island in London.
Helen collaborates with global organisations to future proof their businesses and keep pace with the people they want, and need, to engage.
Helen has made keynote addresses and moderated industry panels at global events, including SXSW Interactive and was recently named one of The Drum’s 50 best female speakers in the UK.
Wendy Klerck, General Manager
David Jenkins, Editor, Little White Lies
David Jenkins is the editor of Little White Lies, a bi-monthly movie magazine powered by illustration which has just reached its 60th issue. He worked as a film critic for Time Out London prior joining the LWL staff and has written on film for Sight & Sound, The Guardian, FIPRESCI, Montages, MUBI and various other outlets. He is co-editor of the Faber & Faber book, What I Love About Movies, and has supplied booklet essays for Blu-ray releases of John Ford’s My Darling Clementine and Robert Altman’s 3 Women.
Josephine Parmee, Head of Impact Partnerships
Josie has a passion and drive for the power of brands to positively impact social and environmental issues through progressive storytelling. Having held campaigning and partnerships roles in the education and international development sectors, Josie has developed expertise in supporting brands to identify, commit and execute public-private campaigning partnerships. Clients include: The Body Shop, Arcadia Group, Citi, Credit Suisse, and AstraZeneca.
Josie has a technical understanding of movement building and human rights, particularly advancing youth and girls’ rights. Most recently, as Senior Global Partnerships Manager and then Head of Campaigns at Plan International, Josie was core to the team who designed and launched the world’s largest youth-led, girls’ rights campaign, Girls Get Equal.
Chloe Dyson, Senior Project Manager
Stefanie Sword-Williams, Account Director
Adam Lilley, Senior Producer
Dominique Sisley, Digital Editor, Huck
D'Arcy Doran, Head of Strategy
D’Arcy provides creative and editorial strategy across our brand projects, for the likes of Destination Canada, Accenture, Google, Microsoft and WeTransfer. D’Arcy has a background of over a decade of international journalism including holding the role of editor of AFP News Agency in Shanghai, and as a correspondent for the New York Times and Time magazine.
Rachel Goldsworthy, Head of Film
Rachel is our craft editor, responsible for our film output across Huck and Little White Lies documentaries and branded content. Prior to TCO Rachel was the Senior Video Editor at Tennis Australia and Australian Open where she led the creative direction of all feature videos across online, broadcast and in stadium for 5 years.
Rachel has directed current and past champions multiple times, from Roger Federer to Serena Williams as well as esteemed characters of the game, Rachel has a knack for delving deeper into the emotion behind sport.
Rachel is passionate about creating with purpose, focusing heavily on strong narratives and characters to capture the world around her. A show rather than tell approach, Rachel is especially inspired by music and sound, nature, and the overlooked details of the everyday life, facets that allow her to create powerful and moving films. Rachel has also received two Vimeo Staff Picks.
Benjamin Cook, Social Editor
Phil Young, Director, The Mighty Mighty
Action sports veteran Phil Young leads The Mighty-Mighty, a new breed of outdoor and action sports agency working with clients from Telefonica/O2 to Nike Skateboard, Energy and Basketball.
Phil has built a formidable reputation for delivering authentic content, events and marketing activations after establishing himself in the action sports scene as a lifestyle and sports presenter for Channel 4 and as a magazine columnist.
Previous to TCO he spent three years as creative lead at Factory Media, where he developed the Selfridges skatepark with HTC, campaigns for Ford, Mini, Volvo and Nikon, alongside international activations and launches for Nike.
Mike Fordham, Editorial Lead
Mike leads branded editorial output for TCO. He has a twenty year track record in groundbreaking independent media as a writer, editor, commissioner and producer. He was previously features editor of Dazed and holds degrees in Anthropology and Psychoanalytic Studies, and has authored three non-fiction books.
Isabel Fitzgerald-Allsopp, Studio Manager
Steph Pomphrey, Special Projects
Eve Izaak, Senior Designer
Cian Traynor, Deputy Editor, Huck
Oliver Slade, Media Sales
Clive Wilson, Head of Books
Clive head ups TCO's book publishing programme. Recent publications include Resist! How to Make a Stand in the Age of Defiance and The Little White Lies Guide to Making your own Movie, which has now been published in 8 languages. He has more than 20 years experience in the publishing industry and has helped create books for some of the world's leading publishers including Random House, HarperCollins, Thames & Hudson and Laurence King. He has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University.
Terese Christensen, Production Manager
Zach Sebastian, Resident zine maker and dev producer