WHO WE ARE

We are one happy studio, not multiple silos, with a core of highly experienced brand communications people. We champion excellence & we never give up.

Robin Bond BRAND PARTNER   Robin's background is in brand building and behaviour change at some of the most creative and entrepreneurial companies in London: Saatchi & Saatchi, Dare, NBCUniversal and Brothers & Sisters.

Robin Bond
BRAND PARTNER

Robin's background is in brand building and behaviour change at some of the most creative and entrepreneurial companies in London: Saatchi & Saatchi, Dare, NBCUniversal and Brothers & Sisters.

Victoria Binns BRAND DIRECTOR   Victoria has developed campaigns for global brands from a multitude of sectors, including PepsiCo and Three Mobile, and picked up a few shiny awards along the way.

Victoria Binns
BRAND DIRECTOR

Victoria has developed campaigns for global brands from a multitude of sectors, including PepsiCo and Three Mobile, and picked up a few shiny awards along the way.

Charlie Snow STRATEGY DIRECTOR   Charlie has over 25 years’ experience in the advertising industry as a strategic planner. He has worked in a number of sectors including Government, Automotive, Retail, FMCG, Financial Services, Energy and Charity.

Charlie Snow
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Charlie has over 25 years’ experience in the advertising industry as a strategic planner. He has worked in a number of sectors including Government, Automotive, Retail, FMCG, Financial Services, Energy and Charity.

Julian Slawinski-Knight STRATEGY DIRECTOR   Julian has a passion for building communities through cultural networks. A career spanning many of London’s top agencies (Anomaly, The Red Brick Road, BBH ZAG) he has also founded and led several successful startups including the cult international entertainment brand ‘Lost Lectures’.

Julian Slawinski-Knight
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Julian has a passion for building communities through cultural networks. A career spanning many of London’s top agencies (Anomaly, The Red Brick Road, BBH ZAG) he has also founded and led several successful startups including the cult international entertainment brand ‘Lost Lectures’.

Maryann Debenham PRODUCER   Maryann’s background gives her expertise in PR, branded content and sports sponsorship, both, as project manager and account leader from Barclays’ Premier League sponsorship to British Gas.

Maryann Debenham
PRODUCER

Maryann’s background gives her expertise in PR, branded content and sports sponsorship, both, as project manager and account leader from Barclays’ Premier League sponsorship to British Gas.

Natasha Drummond STRATEGY DIRECTOR   Natasha has both agency and client experience in which she has developed multi-channel brand strategies and cross-platform campaigns across a variety of sectors, including FMCG, beauty, retail and entertainment.

Natasha Drummond
STRATEGY DIRECTOR

Natasha has both agency and client experience in which she has developed multi-channel brand strategies and cross-platform campaigns across a variety of sectors, including FMCG, beauty, retail and entertainment.

Mark Pavitt STRATEGIST   Mark has worked at both clients and agencies developing world class work that impacts people and culture from Red Bull Music Academy through to FMCG brands such as Axe, Nike, Converse, Playstation and Honda.

Mark Pavitt
STRATEGIST

Mark has worked at both clients and agencies developing world class work that impacts people and culture from Red Bull Music Academy through to FMCG brands such as Axe, Nike, Converse, Playstation and Honda.

Rebecca Miskin COMMERCIAL PARTNER

Rebecca Miskin
COMMERCIAL PARTNER

Robert Senior EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN   Robert spent 30 years in advertising, including, as a Founding Partner of a highly acclaimed creative start up, Fallon, and as the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi. A passionate believer in the unreasonable power of creativity (and a novice user of the iPhone).

Robert Senior
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Robert spent 30 years in advertising, including, as a Founding Partner of a highly acclaimed creative start up, Fallon, and as the Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi. A passionate believer in the unreasonable power of creativity (and a novice user of the iPhone).

Chris Perry FOUNDING PARTNER & JOINT CEO   Chris is a serial entrepreneur and founder of DNA, latterly Razorfish, Fabric Worldwide and Lifesaver amongst others. He’s passionate about ways in which technology can be used creatively to make a difference.

Chris Perry
FOUNDING PARTNER & JOINT CEO

Chris is a serial entrepreneur and founder of DNA, latterly Razorfish, Fabric Worldwide and Lifesaver amongst others. He’s passionate about ways in which technology can be used creatively to make a difference.

Torse Thomas BRAND PARTNER   Torse is an account leader who has worked both client and agency side across a diverse range of businesses overseeing luxury and retail brands, including Audemars Piguet, Grey Goose, BrewDog, No7 and Halifax.

Torse Thomas
BRAND PARTNER

Torse is an account leader who has worked both client and agency side across a diverse range of businesses overseeing luxury and retail brands, including Audemars Piguet, Grey Goose, BrewDog, No7 and Halifax.

Angelica Van Clarke   Angelica is with SOAC on a graduate placement in strategy after achieving a degree from Cambridge. In-between the two, Angelica spent time running events around the world, from Berlin to Mexico, investigating the importance of community today.

Angelica Van Clarke

Angelica is with SOAC on a graduate placement in strategy after achieving a degree from Cambridge. In-between the two, Angelica spent time running events around the world, from Berlin to Mexico, investigating the importance of community today.

Emma Barnett BRAND MANAGER & RESEARCHER   Emma is an experiential brand storyteller; responding to the pace of the digital era through curating online communications and directing an engaging tactile presence.

Emma Barnett
BRAND MANAGER & RESEARCHER

Emma is an experiential brand storyteller; responding to the pace of the digital era through curating online communications and directing an engaging tactile presence.

Sally Pendleton PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS MANAGER   Previously working within the Fashion and Commercial production worlds as a Freelancer, Sally has worked with renowned brands & production companies Producing various photo & video shoots, events & experiences.

Sally Pendleton
PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Previously working within the Fashion and Commercial production worlds as a Freelancer, Sally has worked with renowned brands & production companies Producing various photo & video shoots, events & experiences.

Heide Cohu FOUNDER & JOINT CEO   Heide founded Studio of Art & Commerce to use her unique experience as a client in lifestyle marketing and is passionate about giving brands an active role in culture. She was responsible for the Red Bull Stratos project global content & communications - the most-watched live stream in history & Emmy winning documentary.

Heide Cohu
FOUNDER & JOINT CEO

Heide founded Studio of Art & Commerce to use her unique experience as a client in lifestyle marketing and is passionate about giving brands an active role in culture. She was responsible for the Red Bull Stratos project global content & communications - the most-watched live stream in history & Emmy winning documentary.

Hannah Dinesh SOCIAL & COMMUNITY MANAGER   Hannah is a social media enthusiast and has worked across a multitude of sectors including PR, communications and digital marketing for internal comms and external lifestyle, beauty, FMCG, retail and health & wellness brands.

Hannah Dinesh
SOCIAL & COMMUNITY MANAGER

Hannah is a social media enthusiast and has worked across a multitude of sectors including PR, communications and digital marketing for internal comms and external lifestyle, beauty, FMCG, retail and health & wellness brands.

Monika Piszczek GRAPHIC DESIGNER   Monika is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator with a passion for creatively sparking conversation that has led her to working in the news world with brands; Wall Street Journal, Metro UK, The Sun and Dream Team.

Monika Piszczek
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Monika is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator with a passion for creatively sparking conversation that has led her to working in the news world with brands; Wall Street Journal, Metro UK, The Sun and Dream Team.

Bryony Bolton BRAND DIRECTOR   Bryony has an established background in fashion and creative marketing. Her experience includes 9 years delivering projects that combined creative and tech at M&S and saw her develop a strong global network within the creative industry. Obsessed with innovating and fascinated by people, Bryony has a passion for discovering how brands can connect with people and influence culture.

Bryony Bolton
BRAND DIRECTOR


Bryony has an established background in fashion and creative marketing. Her experience includes 9 years delivering projects that combined creative and tech at M&S and saw her develop a strong global network within the creative industry. Obsessed with innovating and fascinated by people, Bryony has a passion for discovering how brands can connect with people and influence culture.

Sarah Clark-Martin BRAND DIRECTOR   Sarah is a creative and commercial account leader with over 10 years working client-side at Walgreens Boots Alliance in global brand strategy & development, heading up a range of beauty brands. She has since led a number of high profile projects for a range of health & beauty clients, from brand strategy through to activation and is a regular lecturer in the field of Fashion Marketing, Branding & Communications, where she works with students on live projects.

Sarah Clark-Martin
BRAND DIRECTOR

Sarah is a creative and commercial account leader with over 10 years working client-side at Walgreens Boots Alliance in global brand strategy & development, heading up a range of beauty brands. She has since led a number of high profile projects for a range of health & beauty clients, from brand strategy through to activation and is a regular lecturer in the field of Fashion Marketing, Branding & Communications, where she works with students on live projects.

Jonathan Binns   Jonathan gained a degree from Manchester University and has joined SOAC on a graduate placement. After time in the hospitality sector, he has joined Studio from the world of fine dining, where he specialised in recognising and anticipating beverage trends.

Jonathan Binns

Jonathan gained a degree from Manchester University and has joined SOAC on a graduate placement. After time in the hospitality sector, he has joined Studio from the world of fine dining, where he specialised in recognising and anticipating beverage trends.

Lucie Sarif BRAND DIRECTOR   Lucie has over 9 years experience working in the creative industry with international and local businesses, helping to drive their commercial success and brand positioning. Sectors include FMCG, Automotive, Finance, Consumer Electronics, Retail and Telcos. Among her multiple interests Lucie has worked with Jo Swinson’s Women’s Business Council for ‘Women in STEM’ and launched Little Miss Geek, a social enterprise inspiring more women and girls into STEM.

Lucie Sarif
BRAND DIRECTOR


Lucie has over 9 years experience working in the creative industry with international and local businesses, helping to drive their commercial success and brand positioning. Sectors include FMCG, Automotive, Finance, Consumer Electronics, Retail and Telcos. Among her multiple interests Lucie has worked with Jo Swinson’s Women’s Business Council for ‘Women in STEM’ and launched Little Miss Geek, a social enterprise inspiring more women and girls into STEM.

Tuesday Tramontini OFFICE MANAGER   Tuesday has over 8 years working within the creative industries as an office manager. With a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Tuesday skilfully manages administrative duties for her colleagues and efficient handling of client inquiries. Tuesday also provides support to the founders with diary management, culture events and making sure everyone is fully looked after.

Tuesday Tramontini
OFFICE MANAGER

Tuesday has over 8 years working within the creative industries as an office manager. With a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Tuesday skilfully manages administrative duties for her colleagues and efficient handling of client inquiries. Tuesday also provides support to the founders with diary management, culture events and making sure everyone is fully looked after.