It’s not unusual for design consultancies to claim to be “one big happy family”, at least in public.
At Springpoint though, it is perhaps more accurate than normal. Departing account director Stephane Le Camus, who joined the consultancy as a graduate, is “like a son to me”, says managing director Fiona Gilmore.
And ex-production director Aubrey Hastings-Smith is apparently known to all as “Uncle Aubrey”, she says. Mama Gilmore’s own nickname is unknown, but we are keen to find it out.