LEGO: Per Hjuler, Vice President, Product & Marketing Development.
"Graham has been a trusted and highly professional sparring partner since we first started working together in 2006. He has brought strategic perspectives, analytical skills at a very high level, out of the box thinking on a conceptual level and an impressive ability to understand the full value chain from idea generation to launch. I can only give Graham my best recommendation"
Coca Cola: Zoe Howard Marketing Director
“Graham led a project to find several creative solutions to a big asset we were evaluating at Coca-Cola - he really challenged our assumptions and thinking and got us to a tighter place up front. He then led us through several rounds of idea generation. On a personal level Graham is motivated, generous with is time and great fun to work with”
BOOTS: Simon Doolan Head of Boots Comercial Academy
“I recently worked with Graham to formulate our purpose and strategy for the Commercial Academy in Boots. Through Graham's expertise and unique ways of working we were able to construct our reason for being in just one day and now enables me to engage others in the business on our future direction.”
B&Q: Warren Scarr. Marketing Director
“Graham is an original thinker with a fantastic instinct for creating true customer insight and using that to provoke fresh ideas and ways of thinking.”
MORRISONS: Joe Ward: Head of Instore Marketing
“I have now worked with Graham on several projects in a variety of very different sectors. His capability to draw out the results you desire is astounding and his breadth of knowledge means that he has a very deep pool of knowledge from which to draw that inspires, educates and informs. Working with him is also great fun - which makes it even better.”
ARGOS: Karen Gray: Head of Format Development
"I have worked with Graham on more than one occasion and he is truly inspirational. He really understands how to build a great customer experience. Spend just one morning with him in your stores and you'll come away with so many ideas; he really does see the things that other people miss."
TARGET: David Plante: Senior Manager, In-Store Guest Experience at Target
"What an incredible way to gather insights, harness ideas, and make a real impact on your business. I highly recommend the approach and the work"
UNILEVER: Gillian Pinchin: Director Brand Development Skin Cleansing
“Graham is passionate about bringing innovation to the retail environment - two words (innovation + retail) that don't often go together in traditional retail. He certainly helped us at Unilever come up with innovative ways for us to speak to health and beauty consumers in the drug channel"
BOOTS: Stuart Cross, Head of Format Development, Boots the Chemists
“All the other endorsements are absolutely true, but what they don't tell you about Graham is his fascination and passion for people and his innate ability to support, challenge and improve the performance of those around him. In Graham's own words, he rocks!”
APCO: Edward Parsons: CFO, APCO Worldwide
“Graham is one of those very rare original thinkers. He will add loads of value to your business."
ZURICH: Tom Shewry: Head of Education and Head of Housing at Zurich Municipal
“Graham is a great guy who will challenge your thinking about your customers, your strategy and your business. I'd highly recommended him.”
AMAZON: Chris Poad: Director, Software & Video Games
“Graham is unique, always looking for opportunities to improve his clients' customer experiences and coming up with ideas that would never have been generated without his energy and insight.”
HASBRO: Richard Heayes: Design Director Hasbro games
“Working with Graham produced some great insights and let us explore and expand ideas that might otherwise have been parked in the 'too difficult' drawer. It's always a pleasure to work with someone who genuinely wanted to be there!”
YAHOO: Mark Drasutis: Senior Director, Media Products at Yahoo“Graham provided the drive and inspiration to start the organisational change within our team, and also the company as a whole. Driving innovation into areas of the business which it feared to tread before. Leading the way with a smile, positive attitude and focused approach, Graham has to be one of the pivotal and inspirational people I have encountered in my career to date.”
GRUNER + JAHR: Christian Hasselbring CEO Stern.com
“Working with Graham Bishop at AOL and Gruner + Jahr was and is a great experience: He´s passionate about finding new ways to make business by creating ideas, concepts and products based on a deep understanding of users needs. His skills and methods are remarkable when it comes to the ignition of real brain-storms and then to focus these energy to the point where it really makes a difference
NORTHERN & SHELL: Robert Avery: Group Sales Development Controller
“Graham analysed our business and proposed solutions that proved both practical and effective. I still use some of the background documentation provided today! I have no hesitation in recommending Graham as a consultant.”
TNS: Siemon Scamell-Katz: Global Director, TNS Retail and Shopper
“Graham is a go to for innovation work in the sphere of retail and a great partner for developing conceptual thinking grounded in a thorough understanding of retail.”