We take
a different
approach

We solve business issues with world-class creativity.

We are built for the fast-moving world of our clients:
a unique mix of thinkers, designers,
developers and filmmakers.

We offer expert advice and award-winning creativity
across Brand, Investor Communications,
Employee Engagement and Sustainability.

Brand

Brand positioning Visual identity Brand architecture Messaging & tone of voice Analytics & measurement

Investor
Communications

Transactions Corporate reporting Financial results Interviews & films Webcasting

Employee
Engagement

Internal campaigns Change management Vision & values Intranets & apps Film & animation

Sustainability

Benchmarking Integrated reporting Materiality consulting Purpose campaigns Change management

We bring a global, creative perspective
to communications challenges.

Some people to know

Richard Carpenter

Richard Carpenter

Managing Partner

Richard leads MerchantCantos as well as working with blue-chip clients on communications challenges across the spectrum from investor communications to branding and employee engagement. A business journalist by training, Richard is a published authority on corporate communications.

Matt Shepherd-Smith

Matt Shepherd-Smith

Executive Chairman

Matt works closely with MerchantCantos’ Partners to ensure the highest standards of client delivery and creative integrity. Matt brings over 25 years’ experience in the communications industry with a particular focus on strategic communications, marketing and brand.

Keelin MacGreevy

Keelin MacGreevy

Partner

Keelin has stewarded almost every part of MerchantCantos since joining in 1989 and is now responsible for keeping MerchantCantos a well-oiled machine, overseeing operations, HR, project management and print production.

Toby Low

Toby Low

Partner

Toby runs the film and webcasting side of the business and is involved with the general management and strategic direction of the firm. Toby joined as Managing Director in September 2011.

Jarrad Comley

Jarrad Comley

Partner

Jarrad leads MerchantCantos’ creative studio and is responsible for our creative output. He focuses particularly on our work in print, digital design and brand.

Tim May

Tim May

Partner

Tim oversees the film team’s creative output. His work has picked up more than 40 industry awards. Specialisms include employee engagement, brand films and executive interviews.

Jeff Sindone

Jeff Sindone

Partner, New York

Jeff has led MerchantCantos’ North American operations and our New York office since joining MerchantCantos in 2013. Jeff has been working with global companies to address their complex communications and business challenges for over 20 years.

Patrick Eastwood

Patrick Eastwood

Partner, Hong Kong

Patrick heads MerchantCantos’ Asian operations from our Hong Kong office. He is client lead and adviser to many of the region’s biggest businesses.

James McCobb

James McCobb

Director, Digital

MerchantCantos’ digital team is headed by James McCobb. James has over 20 years’ global communications experience on both agency and client-side advising on digital transformation and communication.

Barry Dunne

Barry Dunne

Lead Director, Dubai

Dubai, MerchantCantos’ first office outside London, is led by Barry Dunne. Barry works across a wide range of communications disciplines, specialising particularly in investor communications, digital and reporting. Barry is a member of the Middle East IR Society.

John Hopkins

John Hopkins

Director, San Francisco

John has recently made the journey cross-country from the East Coast to head up our San Francisco office. John is experienced across sectors and specialises particularly in technology, financial services and consumer goods.

Philipp Gutmann

Philipp Gutmann

Lead Director, Berlin

Philipp heads up our new office in Berlin. An advertising and communications specialist, he brings over 10 years of integrated client-side and agency, advertising and marketing experience and has worked across both Europe and Asia.