Creative Futures 2019

Twelve industry experts, including seven Old Hamptonians, led workshops at Hampton’s annual Creative Futures event, offering an insight into their fields of work and the career paths they have followed. Industries featured included journalism; video games design; sculpture and installation making; publishing to public speaking; marketing, brand and design, architecture and insight into what life is like as a composer, orchestrator and performer.

We were delighted to welcome back Momotaro Ushido OH (2012), Ed Slater OH (2008), Duncan MacKay OH (1988), William Aubrey Jones OH (2006), Matheson Bayley OH (1997), Andy Griffin OH (1991) and Matthew Collins OH (1979).


Ed Slater OH (2008): Designer and Production Manager for Tangent Design and Production Limited, a London based design and invention brand

Duncan Mackay OH (1988): Visual Design Associate Manager at Allen International Accenture

William Aubrey Jones OH (2006): Production Manager at Oily Cart theatre company and Artistic Director at Dogfish Theatre

Matheson Bayley OH (1997): British pianist, composer, orchestrator, singer and television host. Currently Musical Director at Make A Difference Trust.

Momotaro Ushido OH (2012): Concept artist in a leading AAA video game studio.

Andy Griffin OH (1991): Global Category Strategy Manager, GSK for Publicis Media

Mark Hooper: Designer at QS Designs, a leading UK design agency

Stephen Page: Chief Executive, Faber & Faber Ltd

Mike Stiff:  Architect and member of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Architecture Appraisal panels

Matthew Collins OH (1979): Public speaking and voice skills coach

George Pascoe-Watson: works for Portland Communications advising the leaders of some of Britain’s biggest firms, charities and organisations on their corporate communications and government relations strategies.

James Helm: Director of Communications,Metropolitan Police and partner at Portland Communications