We brand and develop your presence online, in print and in presentations

Who we are

We’re a team of two but great things come in small packages…

Tim Stubbs Hughes

Founder & Creative Director

Tim trained as an actor at Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre and then completed his Master of Arts at Goldsmiths College, London.

He has been involved in theatre for over 25 years, producing, directing, handling the publicity, marketing, and fundraising for over 30 successful productions presented everywhere from London and Edinburgh to Europe and South Africa.

Tim also has extensive commercial experience from his work in presentations and desktop publishing within investment banking over the last 15 years.

Since establishing Grey Swan in 2010, he has developed the company to focus on providing branding for its clients through its range of digital solutions, with Tim working in the areas of web design, photography, presentations, and video content.

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Julia Stubbs Hughes

Creative Director

Julia trained as an actor at Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre and then pursued a career in theatre, acting in both new writing and classics.

She was joint Artistic Director of a new writing company WHen. for 12 years, alongside acting in, directing and producing their critically acclaimed productions which included a number of World Premieres from talented new playwrights.  Julia is also a published playwright and film blogger.

Julia has considerable commercial experience through her executive support roles in consultancies over the last 15 years.

At Grey Swan, she focuses on developing the company’s client base, whilst working in the areas of web design, copywriting, and social media.

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Who we’ve worked with

From individuals and start-ups to leading UK businesses, we’ve worked in a range of industry sectors with our clients…