Neil Whitehead's current involvement in business consultancy and mentoring has arisen from his extensive experience with young and growing businesses as well as top international brands. A qualified architect, he founded Stuff International Design in 2005 to combine his commercial knowledge and forward thinking with his architecture and brand design skills to bring clients “commercial success through branding and architectural design” with many notable successes.
Prior to founding Stuff International Design Ltd in 2005, he was a key figure in developing Fitch PLC into one of the top design businesses in the world. A qualified architect, whose 30 years in the industry has encompassed creative design, including the updating of the BT Cellnet brand to O2 and BNP Paribas rebranding worldwide, to creating master plans for new cities in Russia, including 25 or more shopping centres there and a 43 storey mixed used tower in Yekaterinburg. Neil lectures at Kingston University, Central St Martin's College of Art and Design and is currently a resident lecturer at South Bank University. He also gives master classes in architecture and design at conferences worldwide.