As well as running Mission Brand, Bruce has strategic alliances with three specialist agencies in the UK. The first is Quest Agency, one of the UK’s leading brand engagement providers. As their Creative Director, Bruce works closely founder Matt Stephens and his team to provide engagement tools to help internal teams better understand and experience the principles and values of the brands they work for. Recent projects include an Innovation conference for mobile operator Mobily in Istanbul, messaging workshops for SAB Miller and RSA and a values engagement process for AXA.
AQL is an award winning ‘business lead generation’ consultancy that helps its clients secure validated face to face meetings with key decision makers. As an Associate Bruce uses the BrandPrint template to create audience message frameworks, that are tested and then used by AQL’s team of consultants to secure qualified leads. Clients in the last year include financial services firm Dividend Max and pension advisor ARC.
Red Shoe is a successful design consultancy specialising in packaging and trends for women. Bruce works with its two directors, Sam Ellison and Emma Jones, providing assistance with brand insight processes and the creation of brand strategies. Recent projects include the development of brand strategies for Rosemary Conley and Panache Lingerie.