Our journey

With a 30-year track record of success in corporate communications, we are strategic advisers, creative thinkers, technology innovators and compelling storytellers. We are a trusted partner in our clients‘ success.

Our vision and values

Our business is built on a firm foundation of collaboration, sound knowledge, and great ideas. We strive to be the corporate communications partner of choice for clients at all stages of business growth, with a leading reputation for truly excellent service.

What we do

We advise on strategic direction, create persuasive narratives and memorable brands, and ensure that each client‘s story is told consistently through:

  • Corporate reporting
  • Corporate websites
  • Corporate branding
  • Investor presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Internal communications


Our culture

We work hard to maintain our values and culture in order to create an inclusive, collaborative and enjoyable place to work. We believe our achievements should not be judged solely in financial terms and that our people are the drivers of our success. We know that our commitment to and support of all our people is the surest path to sustainable growth.

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Our leadership team

Ian Restall

Executive Chairman

Ian is our founder and City man with experience as a stockbroker, analyst, broadcaster and financial journalist.

Julie Wilford

Managing Director

Julie has extensive experience in corporate and investor communications, advising companies from a variety of sectors.

Alison Carey

Finance Director

Alison is a long-standing operational board director responsible for Design Portfolio’s finances, legal, HR and IT.

Leon Channon

Creative Director

Leon is responsible for our creative direction and works closely with his team of designers to deliver work we can all be proud of.

Mark Carey

Production Director

With over 24 years’ experience, Mark is responsible for studio workflow, print, mailing and information security.

Jessica Coles

Client Services & QC Director

Jess has over ten years’ experience in corporate communications and is responsible for ensuring we deliver the highest levels of service.

Nik Byrne

Design Director

Nik has extensive experience in both print and digital design and is responsible for maintaining the quality of our creative output.

Daniel Redman

Content & Strategy Director

Daniel is responsible for helping clients improve their wider stakeholder engagement through content strategy. He holds a Certificate in IR and is a certified sustainability practitioner.

Niall Callan

Digital Director

Niall is responsible for all things digital, from inception through to delivery and the ongoing care of our clients’ digital communications.

Ian Restall

Executive Chairman

Ian is our founder and City man with experience as a stockbroker, analyst, broadcaster and financial journalist.

Julie Wilford

Managing Director

Julie has extensive experience in corporate and investor communications, advising companies from a variety of sectors.

Alison Carey

Finance Director

Alison is a long-standing operational board director responsible for Design Portfolio’s finances, legal, HR and IT.

Leon Channon

Creative Director

Leon is responsible for our creative direction and works closely with his team of designers to deliver work we can all be proud of.

Mark Carey

Production Director

With over 24 years’ experience, Mark is responsible for studio workflow, print, mailing and information security.

Jessica Coles

Client Services & QC Director

Jess has over ten years’ experience in corporate communications and is responsible for ensuring we deliver the highest levels of service.

Nik Byrne

Design Director

Nik has extensive experience in both print and digital design and is responsible for maintaining the quality of our creative output.

Daniel Redman

Content & Strategy Director

Daniel is responsible for helping clients improve their wider stakeholder engagement through content strategy. He holds a Certificate in IR and is a certified sustainability practitioner.

Niall Callan

Digital Director

Niall is responsible for all things digital, from inception through to delivery and the ongoing care of our clients’ digital communications.

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