PEOPLE

BRUCE DUNLOP

EXECUTIVE  CREATIVE DIRECTOR / FOUNDER

Bruce Dunlop has over 45 years experience in the creative industry, managing large creative teams in dynamic and successful companies for more than 30 of those years.

An Australian Bruce headed the creative team for the Nine Network in Sydney, was creative Director at BSKYB in London during the nineties, built the international broadcast design and promotions agency Bruce Dunlop and Associates (BDA) through the naughties, helped establish BT Sport while building the dynamic new creative agency Dunlop Goodrich over the past few years. 

Additionally Bruce is a war veteran, on active service in South Vietnam in 69-70.  Back in the real world he was the first non-American to enter the Promax International Hall Of Fame, he was also awarded a Promax Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.

Father of three girls Bruce is a keen traveller and photographer, now studying art. 

DARYL GOODRICH

DIRECTOR / FOUNDER

Daryl was one of five International directors commissioned by the Chinese Municipal Government to make a film in celebration of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Daryl has also directed numerous observational documentaries’s including ‘The Beckhams’ World Cup Party’ for ITV, ‘Diamonds and Tiaras’.

In 2006 he was awarded a prestigious Royal Television Society judges award for contribution to the industry.

Daryl was commissioned in 2012 by Channel Four Television to direct the remarkable true story of 7/11 survivor Martine Wright as part of the official opening of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

‘The Journey’ is an inspirational, heart-rending and poignant film. First screened as part of the host broadcasters opening ceremony to the 2012 Paralympics Games.

Daryl continues to direct commercials for global brands such as British Airways, Adidas, Nokia, Southern Comfort, Pepsi and Coca-Cola.

DAN MERRY

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Dan’s career started in post-production, before joining BDA Creative in 2004, where he moved up the ranks to assistant creative director in 2011. 

Notable success came with his work with the Eubanks with Chris Eubank Is Back, picking up Promax gold, and his opening titles for Boxing On 5 won a Gold Medal Award at the New York Film & Television Awards in 2013. 

A director, writer and editor – Dan’s ability to craft a project from concept to delivery is an asset our clients find invaluable. 

Dan is into west ham, loud music and being a dad.

NATASHA AKSENOVA

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Natasha heads up new business at Dunlop Goodrich. She started her career in her homeland of Russia, and has studied and worked in Germany and the US. 

She has a Master’s in German Philology, and speaks seven languages, including Arabic.

Natasha previously worked with Bruce at BDA, as head of new business for Emerging Markets, working on international award-winning projects for broadcasters in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Prior to BDA, Natasha undertook branding and marketing work for leading broadcast channels in Russia including Rossiya, CTC, Domashny and Muz TV.

KATIE STELLING

JUNIOR CREATIVE

Having recently completed a degree in Television Production at Bournemouth University, Katie is now embarking on her career with Dunlop Goodrich as a Junior Creative.

Being involved in many areas across the production process, Katie assists with everything from creative conception through to final post.
She is keen on comedy writer and has been nominated for RTS Student Best Comedy. She also enjoys radio presenting and was Head of Daytime on SRA award winning radio station, Nerve Radio.

BEN WALKER

PRODUCER

Having studied for a degree in Communications, Ben started his production career working and producing content on internationally award winning sports bids including Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, PyeongChang 2018 and Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup Bid.

Most recently he produced the Emmy nominated, and winner of Best Documentary Feature at the Moondance Film Festival, London Olympic feature documentary ‘First’. He specialises in working on commercials, branded content and feature length projects. 

Ben is an avid paraglider to pilot level and cyclist which means between producing he obsesses over weather forecasts. 

The Associates

CREATIVE FUNCTION

ART DIRECTOR / PRINT

Paul Maley is the founder of Creative Function. With a solid background in Print, Branding & Art Direction, Paul translated his skills and experience to the world of Broadcast in 2010.

He started this journey by looking after ESPN EMEAs Marketing team and during this time he created some of their highest engaging campaigns in its history, resulting in a huge rise in subscriptions and retention and winning a number of awards including best integrated advertising campaign. Paul currently services clients from areas including Sports, Entertainment, Property, Packaging, Food and Charities.

NOCTURNAL CLOUD

DIGITAL GURUS

Coming from the music industry, at Nocturnal Cloud we believe that music has the power to influence its hearer’s emotions, behaviours, and even morals.

Not only music but every aspect of what a brand projects can be used to reach out, make connections and ultimately spread a unique message. When the potential power of this is considered, so must each action.

EGOR POPOV

TV / FILM PRODUCER

Egor Popov represents Dunlop Goodrich in Russia and neighbouring territories and has known the Dunlop Goodrich team for many years.

He is a TV and film producer and has received many professional awards. Egor has worked at biggest Russian TV channels and film production companies. Currently, owner and general producer of a film and TV production company, MITC.

JAGO

SET DESIGN

Jago Design is an award winning set design company. Working with major clients locally and globally, such as the BBC, BSkyB, Aljazeera, ITV, Channel Four, BT, TV2

and many more, covering the Americas, Eastern Europe, Asia, Scandinavia and the Middle East. They pride themselves on attention to detail, understanding of the latest technology and ability to build long term relationships with clients.