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Roland Hemming
Director
Roland Hemming

Roland Hemming is an audio consultant and project manager with nearly three decades’ experience in the pro AV and entertainment technology industry.

He project-managed the two largest audio projects in Europe; the Millennium Dome and the 2012 Olympic Games.  His work spans domains that have taken him to live events, construction sites, hotels, rail, cruise ships, theatre, corporate AV, broadcast, education, and stadia.

He helps manufacturers develop new audio products and, as a digital audio networking expert, is helping to develop and introduce the next generation of audio networking systems. He is also a recognised authority on issues relating to voice alarm compliance.

He has presented papers to the Audio Engineering Society and been an advisor to InfoComm. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences, and a judge for many industry awards. He is also a regular author of articles for industry publications.

Kiera Leeming
Director
Kiera Leeming

Kiera is one of the leading public relations and media consultants specialising in the pro-audio, AV and entertainment technology industries.

Focussing on writing and PR, she has worked with some of the best-known brands in the industry.

Kiera’s forte is communication, in particular the written word. She has an excellent track record in helping companies achieve the maximum amount of exposure in the trade press and social media through well written, carefully researched and targeted PR, case studies and feature articles.

Her skills also include strategic marketing and media advice as well as campaign planning.

A combination of impeccable writing skills, extensive industry knowledge and a far-reaching network of contacts make her a formidable ally when it comes to putting your company in the limelight.

Marieke de Jonge
Administrator
Marieke de Jonge

Marieke was born in the Netherlands and studied and taught at international schools in a number of countries including the USA, Kenya, Bolivia and Serbia before settling in the UK.

She has an MA (Hons) in English Language and Literature from the University of Amsterdam, a PGCE from Utrecht University and a BA (Hons) Environmental Studies. In her spare time she co-ordinates a local environmental campaign group. Marieke is Copper Leaf’s administrator.

Steph Collie
Graphics, Video & UX
Steph Collie

Steph studied ‘Design for Film and TV’ at University and has been working in graphic design ever since.

She has a keen eye for detail and has always enjoyed anything creative. Steph works on UI and UX design, 2D and 3D graphics, application diagrams and a lot of animated videos. She lives in the Creative Cloud.

Bruce Kennedy
Graphics & Video
Bruce Kennedy

With over 20 years of experience working at several Soho agencies, in design and advertising for the commercial and entertainment industries, Bruce has amassed extensive knowledge and skills in marketing, branding, photo retouching and web design.

In recent years Bruce has combined this flair for graphic design with audio visual work, specifically motion graphics and video editing. Successfully producing and directing a large number of video projects for a wide range of clients, including video game and movie trailers, TV ads, digital outdoor advertising, animated logo & title sequences and corporate video for online and events.

Lucy Killick
Graphics & Video
Lucy Killick

With qualifications in Film and TV production as well as Media studies, Lucy’s keen eye for detail means she excels at creating stunning visual material, drawing on her rich background in video, photography, and graphics.

Lucy applies her framing and graphic skills to the production of visual assets for clients, generating content across a variety of mediums.

Trained to think in the rule of thirds, Lucy applies this approach to her organisational work as well as creative, clearly breaking down projects into manageable chunks to ensure that the team remains co-ordinated.

Lucy combines both aspects of her skillset to effectively manage our client’s social media campaigns, producing consistent, relevant, and engaging content.

Ailin Grawe
Graphics & Video
Ailin Grawe

Ailin is a Multimedia Designer & Photographer with a wide range of skills. From digital image manipulation to 3D modelling, she assists in the creation of visual assets for clients.

Motivated by a passion for helping clients succeed, she’s always on the lookout to find new ways to improve her skills. Whether it’s the generation of multimedia and graphic content or co-ordinating projects to ensure that deliverables are met, Ailin loves what she does, and this is evident in all aspects of her work.

Altu Mardell
Graphics & Video
Altu Mardell

Altu brings a wealth of video editing, animation, and music production experience to the graphics team.

Altu has worked on many projects during this time, including YouTube videos, animations and even albums – some personal, some commission based. A degree and a background in music technology provide him with a solid understanding of the industry, and associated hardware. Now, he combines his technical skills and knowledge to create striking visual assets for clients.

Altu is the quintessential ‘messy creative’. But, regardless of his chaotic methods, the finished product is always excellent.

Ghyslaine Boin-Bado
Web Developer
Ghyslaine Boin-Bado

French born, Ghyslaine started her career as a sound technician.

She then decided to expand her horizons and moved to London. She has been working as a website designer for over 10 years. She now looks after all of Copper Leaf’s website development and maintenance projects, as well as providing another valuable pair of eyes on our graphic design work.

Ben Hunt
Writing
Ben Hunt

Ben applies his degree in English to his work, generating written content for a variety of mediums that helps clients to convey key messages and enhance brand perception.

As a member of the written communication team, Ben’s work covers a broad scope. His duties range from delivering PR material, award entries and in-depth case studies, to providing more impactful content for social media or advertising purposes. A self-confessed pedant, this attention to detail serves him well both for writing and proof-reading activities.

Daisy Costello
Social Media
Daisy Costello

With several years of copywriting and content curation experience, Daisy keeps our clients connected to their audiences through social media.

Daisy applies her diverse marketing experience to provide social media solutions for a mix of client projects. Producing relevant campaign strategies and engaging content, Daisy’s copywriting and marketing background ensures she’ll help you find the right words. Having lived and worked abroad for several years, her global perspective informs her work.

Ellie Sykes
Marketing
Ellie Sykes

 Always ready to lend a hand, Ellie is our office Marketing Assistant with a flair for Audio Production and Graphic Design

With a degree in sound and music production and a flair for marketing, Ellie assists with overall task management and has a keen eye and ear for detail. Assisting with a variety of projects, from graphics to administration, she is always prepared for any eventuality, she even has a powerboat licence!

Will Manwaring
Technical Consultant
Will Manwaring

Drawing from a vibrant history in live sound engineering and music production, Will provides the team with a mechanical mind to incept and assist in content creation.

Will’s involvement in the industry has taken him to an array of established events and venues across the country, acting as a versatile audio engineer and often assuming a technical project management role. This resume positions him uniquely to work collaboratively with the team, leveraging his experience to ensure that key technical elements are brought to light.

Turanga Leela
Cat
Turanga Leela

Timid Leela is convinced that death follows the slightest noise. She’ll frequently dash out of the office, only to return a few minutes later when it’s clear that armageddon has been averted once again. Her loud meowing is guaranteed to interrupt even the most sensitive conference call. Listen out for her on your next one with us.

Bender Bending Rodríguez
Cat
Bender Bending Rodríguez

Named after our favourite Futurama character. Even for a cat, Bender is able to sleep for extraordinary periods of time. He loves all the different deliveries that come to the office, giving him a never ending selection of beds. He knows just how pretty he is and uses this fact to his full advantage.