Unlocking potential in brands and the people behind them

Through marketing and innovation consultancy, team training and coaching.

We love to collaborate with brands of all sizes to unlock their growth potential.

LockSmith is Chris Lock and Alex O'Rourke (nee Smith). Between us, we have nearly 50 years’ experience gained in multinationals like Diageo and Coca-Cola as well as start-ups and SMEs such as Fever Tree, Feel Unique and Lily’s Kitchen. We bring all of that experience to bear when working with clients.

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How can LockSmith Help?

Solving Brand Issues

We collaborate with you to solve your marketing and innovation challenges

  • Marketing and Innovation Strategy
  • Brand positioning
  • Marketing plans
  • Innovation pipelines
  • Digital marketing and eCommerce

Training Courses

We offer marketing and innovation courses that can be run off the shelf or tailored to your needs

  • Brand management fundamentals
  • Innovation foundation skills
  • Commercial capability
  • Building a brand positioning
  • Transitioning from founder to leader

Coaching and Partnering

As experienced coaches and business leaders we work with individuals, teams and founders to unlock their full potential

  • One to one career and life coaching
  • High performance team development
  • Business partnering and mentoring

What’s it like working with LockSmith?


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LockSmith Clients

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The lost art of briefing

Writing a brief is hard, and it takes practice. But it is so important to get the brief right if you want good quality work delivered efficiently. This report from Better Briefs highlights the problems with briefing. LockSmith has the solution.