About Us

Future Kings use brand strategy, communications, employee engagement and customer experience to improve business performance. Our team consists of experienced branding, design and communications professionals who’ve worked together on a variety of projects over the past 6 years.

Forming in 2016, we were recently ranked 43 on the 2018 Startups100 Index. We’ve since launched Future Kings Ventures, the section of our business dedicated to helping startups gain investment.

Our award-winning senior team is based in London and has over 15 years experience of working with a range of UK and International clients. Our Bristol design studio has expertise across all forms of print and digital communications, including photography and video.

  • Ben Mott

    Ben Mott

    Managing Director & Founder

    Responsible for the overall smooth running of the business and building deep, long-term client relationships. Ben is the enabler, focussed on creating the perfect environment for the Future Kings team to deliver brilliant, effective work for their clients. Ben co-founded the company in order to build a great team, do great work with great clients and, more importantly, have fun doing it.

  • Steven Anderson

    Steven Anderson

    Creative Director & Founder

    Responsible for all strategy and creative work, Steven oversees the output of the whole team to ensure the highest possible strategic and creative standards. A multi-award winning designer and creative director, he led the team that won the coveted Grand Prix Award at the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards.

  • Tony Stiles

    Tony Stiles

    Creative Director & Partner

    Tony is an award-winning Creative Director with over 20 years of agency experience, with a particular focus on design for digital and print. Tony leads the day to day design process.

  • Jon Kerswell

    Jon Kerswell

    Copywriting Director

    Jon ensures that all content is clear and structured at all times. He has over 15 years of brand, content and copywriting experience from working both client and agency side - and has worked with us for 6 years.

  • Katie Pieczenko

    Katie Pieczenko

    Senior Designer

    Katie works on design projects, helping to turn great ideas into compelling visuals. She graduated in 2010, and has worked in London and Brighton for brands including Warburtons, Crabtree & Evelyn, BBC, SS Great Britain, Watershed Cinemas and English Heritage. Katie also supports the next generation of designers as a visiting lecturer at UWE.

  • Andy Snuggs

    Andy Snuggs

    Managing Partner

    Having run his own creative agency Geronimo for 14 years, Andy brings a wealth of experience in creating value for clients. He has successfully launched new products and services for many blue chip businesses including Vodafone, Direct Line Group, SEAT (UK), Co-op and AGE UK . But he is also passionate about helping ambitious start ups develop into Future Kings.

  • Karen Pennington

    Karen Pennington

    Project Director

    Karen is responsible for the day-to-day running of all projects, including timings, budgets and reporting. She’s worked with us for 6 years and brings over 20 years of project management experience earned both client and agency side.

  • Ben Hostler

    Ben Hostler

    Digital Director

    Ben manages all digital aspects of our projects - from initial concepts through to build and ongoing management. He has over 20 years’ experience working in digital as founder and creative director of his previous company. His expertise is vital across brand identity, marketing communications strategy and creative campaigns to ensure consistency and effectiveness.

  • Jonathan Lovatt-Young

    Jonathan Lovatt-Young

    Experience Strategist

    Jonathan combines 21 years’ experience of digital direction and brand strategy with user experience. He’s a digital customer experience obsessive, blending data, brand strategy and UX to simply make things pleasurable.

  • Oliver Smith

    Oliver Smith

    Director of Film & Video

    Oliver is an experienced, dedicated and innovative writer, producer, editor and director of filmed content, with a real passion for producing exceptional creative output.

  • Katie Hobson

    Katie Hobson

    Account Director

    Katie is responsible for building long-term client relationships and the smooth running of projects, working alongside the rest of the Future Kings team. She has a wide range of invaluable experience in communications so is ideally placed to help our clients embed their Organising Ideas through everything they do.

  • Becca Luke

    Becca Luke


    After working with us as a freelancer, Becca’s now a permanent feature in our Bristol studio. An English graduate, she dabbled in PR and Marketing roles before devoting herself to copywriting. She ensures we dot every i and cross every t in our copy and content.

  • Tom Brooks

    Tom Brooks

    Head of Development

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  • Richard Windsor

    Richard Windsor

    Senior Designer

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  • Annette Frem

    Annette Frem

    Employee Engagement Director

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  • Rachel Shircore

    Rachel Shircore

    Project Coordinator

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  • Derek Whitehead

    Derek Whitehead

    Operations Director

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Our Board

  • Jonathan Punter

    Jonathan Punter

    Non-executive Chairman

    As Chairman, Jonathan’s role is to guide Ben, Steve and Tony along the exciting journey of building the Future Kings business. Jonathan is CEO of Punter Southall Group and has spent the last 28 years building a multi-million pound group of companies, encouraging and inspiring the group businesses to grow and succeed.

  • Steve Butler

    Steve Butler

    Non-executive Director

    As a Non-executive Director, and also a client (!) Steve works with Jonathan on advising and counselling the team as the business grows. Steve has founded and run his own businesses, which are now part of Punter Southall Group, and brings a wealth of expertise to the Future Kings board.