Crispin is Managing Director, Europe for global brand and innovation consultancy, Fusion Learning, which has worked with companies in the health and wellness sector including Boots, Beiersdorf, Galderma, Johnson & Johnson, Merz Aesthetics and Reckitt Benckiser.
Crispin has a very well-rounded perspective on marketing and brands having worked in leading global advertising and design agencies (both in Europe and Asia), brand consultancies and as Marketing Director in the beauty sector.
He worked for 13 years for advertising agency Leo Burnett in London and in Singapore with clients including Procter & Gamble and Kellogg’s before going on to run the London office of the German advertising agency, Springer & Jacoby. He then moved client side with Cradle Holdings, which owns a range of fine fragrance and skin care brands, including Erno Laszlo and Penhaligon’s.
Crispin is an Associate of Ashridge Management College, a member of the Superbrands Council and sits on the Advisory Boards for the Global Marketing Network and Branded Content Marketing Association.
Crispin is a regular speaker at conferences. Engagements include, the World Innovation Convention in Cannes, the Specialty Coffee Association of America, the Food & Drink Forum in Monaco, the Luxury Marketing Council in Brazil and USA and Sensory Solutions Seminar in Australia. He is also a frequent media commentator on brands and branding including appearances on Sky News, BBC Panorama and BBC Radio 4.
He co-authored the book ‘The 7 Myths of Middle Age – Implications for Marketing and Brands’ with Cambridge academic Helena Rubinstein, which was published in April 2012.