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People

The management team

Steve Howell

Steve Howell

Creative Director / Co-founder

A true creative, Steve is the heart of Howoco. He makes sure our ideas are authentic, exhibiting the creativity and insight that we aim for as the hallmark of our work. Before founding Howoco, Steve was Design Director at Wolff Olins, developing brands for BT, Renault, ICI and Vauxhall. He then followed a short spell client-side with BAA with digital projects for Mercedes-Benz, Shell and BT at Rufus Leonard.

Tim Wong

Tim Wong

Creative Director/Co-founder

Tim leads our design team, and sets the studio’s design approach. His mix of aesthetic instinct and intellectual curiosity give our design work its strong visual appeal and saliency. A regular commentator on design and culture, most recently as a Daily Telegraph blogger, Tim was a senior designer at Rufus Leonard, creating and developing brand identities for Shell, Smart, BT and the BBC, before leaving to set up Howoco.

Kate Rudland

Kate Rudland

Head of Client Services

Kate looks after our clients’ needs and projects, ensuring we deliver what our clients were expecting, when they expect it. Prior to joining the team at Howoco Kate was a management consultant, specialising in change and project management. She has experience across a number of industries and sectors including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Healthcare, and the Public Sector. Previous clients have included Deloitte, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, AstraZeneca, Formica, Royal Mail Group and NHS, and she has worked on both domestic and international projects across the UK and Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Gursoy Galip

Gursoy Galip

Head of Digital

Gurs heads up our technology team. His calm and pragmatic manner informs our approach to digital. This approach drives the design and construction of the hardworking robust architecture that powers our websites and online tools. Over more than 25 years, Gurs has developed and integrated a wide range of information systems, development platforms and database technologies — from search engines to Facebook apps for BT, National Grid, Shell, and English Heritage.