Helping you keep pace

Technology has levelled the playing field for small businesses, but now offers an overwhelming number of opportunities and fierce competition in equal measures.  We shine a light on what’s important and help you make sense of your opportunities in an ever-evolving media landscape.

Helping you tell your story

At the heart of every successful business lies a glowing, authentic, brand.  Yours is already in there (it’s why you started this business in the first place). We simply ignite the flame and help you communicate it to your customers with sparkling clarity, giving you and your business renewed vision and vitality.

Helping you grow your business

Without the luxury of a fully-fitted in-house marketing department, some small businesses can find marketing becomes a tactical fire-fighting operation, rather than a well thought through plan which breaks new ground. With Opal & Co on your side, it makes all the difference.

Clare Yarwood-White

Founder & Director

Clare is a branding expert and entrepreneur who has worked for world-leading global advertising and marketing group WPP, and has also founded, grown and sold her own successful jewellery brand before launching Opal & Co in response to demand for her services.  She has a passion for brands, strong commercial understanding, and heads up our strategic projects.

Louise Down

Partner - Lifestyle

Louise is a brand strategist and marketer with international credentials, who met and worked with Clare at WPP.  She has lived and worked in London, New York and Hong Kong, and is the Opal & Co consumer and lifestyle specialist.

Emma Small

Partner - Weddings

Nobody knows the wedding industry like Emma.  She handles regional and national campaigns for a number of our wedding clients, and has built strong relationships with all the key media titles.

Lou Simkins

Lou Simkins

Partner - Commercial

Lou brings a wealth of experience to Opal & Co from her years managing commercial media at Absolute Radio, plus more recently her entrepreneurial work in the gifts, drinks and hospitality market.  Lou is always in demand helping our clients increase their wholesale and retail sales.

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Alexandra de Curtis

Partner - Fashion

Alexandra is a fashion strategist and entrepreneur who worked in advertising before founding her own accessories brand Alexandra de Curtis.

She has lived in San Francisco, London and Rome, and she supports our fashion clients on a wide range of projects from brand and marketing strategy to product development and creative direction.