transformative wisdom for brand leaders

My branding and real-world business experience helps leaders like you to transform organisations: by finding the real meaning and purpose in your enterprise.
— Simon Middleton

Simon Middleton is a brand strategist, business adviser, keynote speaker, British-manufacturing entrepreneur, and bestselling business author.

In 2019 he was voted a World Top 30 Branding Professional by Global Gurus.

Simon isn’t just theorist, but a practical, engaged participant in entrepreneurship and real-world brand-building.

He is creator of Blackshore: British Coastal Clothing (Britain’s most easterly atelier, producing premium menswear on the Eastern edge of England). He was also the founder of outdoor brand Shackleton.

Simon uses his experience and knowledge to give advice and support to brand leaders, including entrepreneurs and senior corporate executives.

He writes extensively on brand topics, and his published books include the Amazon category bestseller Build A Brand In 30 Days, the definitive branding guide for small business.

His latest book is the short e-book The Contributive Business, a call to arms for a better way to do business in a fragile world.

Simon has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg, Sky, Five and BBC (Today, Breakfast, BBC News, and Newsnight) as a brand commentator, and is active in the made-in-Britain fashion sector as an adviser as well as entrepreneur and manufacturer.

Simon is frequently rated as top speaker at conferences, and is noted for his considered and compassionate approach to tackling business, brand, and personal development challenges.

You can work with Simon in a range of ways, including: mentoring, full consultancy projects, conference keynotes for your organisation, or workshop events that can transform how your people think and behave.

For a no obligation conversation, drop Simon a line via the Contact page or call 01502 445215.

A huge thank you for a wonderful presentation. The whole team seems to have benefited from your knowledge and you made our task so much easier for building our brand story. All I heard all day were positive comments. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you Simon.
— Craghoppers