Meet our team
A Cambridge University languages graduate, Sam is experienced in developing a broad range of corporate communications material, and particularly enjoys writing executive speeches and core message documents. Away from the BLC office, Sam spends most of his free time making pottery in his ceramics studio.
After graduating from Oxford University in modern languages, Will worked extensively in London’s financial communications sector before joining BLC as Managing Partner. He specialises in research, annual reports and investor relations – and works hard on perfecting his Dutch in his free time.
As Creative Director, Mark is the design engine of our agency. With a strong background of working for high-profile clients, he is adept at turning ideas into visual content; he is skilled in graphic design, photography and video. Outside of work, Mark loves story-driven games and science fiction.
Amsterdam. He has been translating, editing and copywriting for over 20
years. Mark spends most of his free time cycling or reading.
Izzy is a Classics graduate from Cambridge University, where she studied Greek and Latin translation, literature, philosophy and linguistics. Having enjoyed this variety in writing and reading, she is looking forward to working on a range of projects. Outside of work, Izzy loves choral singing and vegetarian food.
Stephen’s postgraduate degrees in financial analysis and journalism in New Zealand complement his working background in print media. He has worked most extensively on sports and financial news content in New Zealand and Australia, while his passions include watching the All Blacks, science fiction, and the Oxford comma.
Astrid studied English linguistics at Utrecht University and the University of Glasgow. She taught English at Utrecht University for several years, receiving her doctorate there in Linguistics in 1996. She is the author of several well-known books about English-language copywriting.
Andy studied English linguistics at Oxford. His writing career has included journalism, marketing communications, executive speeches, websites, video scripts and books. He came to the Netherlands in 1975, teaching at Utrecht University for a number of years and gaining a doctorate in Linguistics in 1985.
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