You really are curious.

I'm not going to lie, I like it!

Your curiosity has earned you a reward: you get to find out more about me.

Am I an award-winning designer? No.

Have I designed and developed strategies for some of the biggest brands in the world? Also no.
But do I produce stellar results for people who love the experience of working with me? Damn straight!

Want to get a little more personal?

I was born in 1979 in East London, South Africa.

I grew up there and spent most of my teen years and twenties at the beach and in the ocean. It’s still a major love of my life, although I now live in Johannesburg with my incredible wife and two children.

When I left high school I started a surf clothing brand which I ran for 10 years until moving to the UK for a two year stint. The brand was called Empty Vessel Creations and those were some of the best years of my life. I learned so much about business, marketing and branding. And I had excessive amounts of fun while doing it.

I have been running my own businesses ever since leaving school and only really had a ‘real job’ while we were in London.

I miss surfing and the ocean a lot, but for the last while I have been doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and I’m a little bit obsessed with it.

I’m a deep-thinking guy and internally an intense problem-solver, but mostly I like to laugh and joke. My sense of humour is great (in my own opinion) but it definitely can get me into trouble.

I am also the founder and co-owner of a small agency based in South Africa, called Lonely Viking. We are team of 7 who make incredible custom web apps and brands for our clients.

Places you can find me.

The Brand Lands Podcast

Coming soon…

The Brand Lands is a podcast I’m working on that is all about brands (and the people behind them) and branding.

The Creative Pros Community is a Facebook Group that I run. It’s a great place to learn from, and share with, other creative professionals.

Let’s be honest though. LinkedIn sucks a bit. Maybe it’s just me but it seems boring AF. Anyway, I’m there if you want to connect.

On the Lonely Viking YouTube Channel I share tips and tricks for WordPress and other SaaS and software, as well as some businessy stuff.

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