BRING A BETTER 
FUTURE CLOSER

We are specialists in participatory approaches to innovation, strategy and brand experience.

We help organisations make the most of key moments through collaborative processes that inspire teams, invite audiences in and harness the energy of uncommon talent.

We call it social changework.

Recently we have...
Brought together 1,000 Londoners to re-imagine the future museum
The Museum of London
Designed a university course for massive multidisciplinary collaboration
Ravensbourne University
Set a new direction for the world's largest real estate investor
Allianz Real Estate
Branded the world’s largest climate change movement
TED
Helped Oslo rediscover their innovation mojo
Oslo Innovation Week
Built a new platform to promote an entire kingdom
Jordan Tourism Board

Engage Your Teams

If you want to change, many of the answers probably already exist within your grasp. We help organisations unlock the energy and insight of their teams to find a better future that everyone can get behind. 

Invite Audiences In

Through workshops, sprints and inventive collaborations we help organisations learn from and build new relationships with their audiences in ways that deliver outsize benefits for years to come.

Harness Uncommon Talent

No one has all the answers. Our methodology allows you to leverage external talent and expertise in a systematic way that makes the most of your resources - and their skills. 

Meet Our Team

Ren Balogun

Consultant

Content strategy specialist. Major projects for ClientEarth, AlphaSights and Circle Collective.

Alasdair Hiscock

Consultant

Design specialist. Major projects for Land Rover, Ravensbourne University and Planet. Sideline in creating fashion brands that create lots of noise.

Simon Myers

Director

Brand specialist. Entrepreneur. Major projects for HTC, Samsung, Orange and Gourmet Burger Kitchen. Co-founder of Something More Near.

Rosaria Vallesi

Manager

Project management specialist, overseeing projects for Nespresso, Allianz Real Estate, TED and Placido Domingo.

Nicole Macleod

Consultant

Research & strategy specialist. Major projects for Orange, Amnesty International, Allianz Real Estate and South Africa Tourism.

David Gunn

Director

Participation specialist. Major projects for Tate, World Health Organisation, Museum of London and Franco Manca. Co-founder of Something More Near.

Get In Touch
We always want to hear more from ambitious organisations and individuals. Email us at hello@somethingmorenear.com
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114–118 Lower Marsh

London

SE1 7AE