FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

MICHAEL LESLIE

15 years working in/with global youth brands. Inspired daily by design, architecture, film, photography & people. 37 years old. Increasingly believes age is just a number.

STRATEGY & CLIENT DIRECTOR

DUNCAN MACLENNAN

14 years in the game. Vinyl fiend. Forever observing. Probably judging. Always asking ‘why’. I can tell you stories. Just don’t call me Action Bronson.

FINANCE & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

SHAUN FAIRHURST

Believes in the power of ideas. Takes responsibility for planning for them. Not afraid of going full moustache. Know’s there’s no school like the old school.

CITY MANAGER JHB

LIESL SHENTON

Pushing power to young creators since 1987. Professional list-maker. Passionate content producer. Bonnie’s mum. Risk-averse. Quit big agency for the People.

Projects

ONTHATILE MORAKE

Constant scholar of youth culture. 20-something. Inspired by art, music, and global street culture. In my lane, getting shit done.

Projects

SIVIWE NGANI

4 years of retail helped to create passion for youth culture. Urban geography, music & sneakers is what I like. Unusually large crush on Norah Jones.

Business Lead

MICHE MARQUARD

Business lead through 5 years of being real, adaptable & accountable. Inspired by perspectives. Driven by intuition. Otherwise known as Marsh.

Events & Activations Specialist

CALLIE AMBLER-SMITH

Born to be social. Event curator. Inspired by form but driven by function. Over a decade of experience. Equal parts office juicer and jujube eater.

Art Direction

ROBYN NEWHAM

Andpeople call me Banks. I love a good finishing. Lighting is essential, a hanging plant, imperritive. Little embroidered patches, holographic stickers and my two dogs. I’m all about the pretty things in life.

Creative

MARTIN MAGNER

25 going on 17. Lives through Instagram, thinks in captions. Approaches everything with positivity, patience and perspective. An equal amount of fitness and fashion. Jack of all trades, Martin of most.

Content Director

NELIS BOTHA

Born & raised in “Die Moot” Film geek. Collector of light. Fell in love with photography through music. Harsh critic of chicken wings.
Projects

MITCH MILLAR

Captivated by people, story and culture. Dabbling office DJ, writer and bookworm. Brunch enthusiast with a big love for all things avo.

Projects

ASH BUTLER

Spent 3 years working brand side, currently finding ways to connect them to youth culture. Firm Believer in the People. Natural born leader, full of passion & charisma. Has the skills to get things done. Just a girl from Durbanville with a MacBook Pro.

Intelligence

JADE LEAF

Culturally ambiguous 26yr old with a penchant for people. Lover of all things African. Constantly challenging the way brands connect with the youth in South Africa.

Projects

JENNA FLYNN

Believer in unique brand experiences. Avid people watcher. Aspiring surfer. Strong believer in getting shit done, well. Always goes the extra mile.

Finance Assistant

JENNA MITCHELL

The youngest in the team. Assistant to the regional manager. Inspired by art, beauty & people who smile at strangers. Thinks about cheesecake at least 3 times a day.

Production Assistant

KEENAN OLIVER

Street culture aficionado navigating the post-tumblr era. 23 years old. Measures ideas by how well they’re executed.