Our People

We’re only as good as our people and we offer a bright band of distinct talent, whether they be designers, strategists, photographers, film makers, project managers or writers.

As an independent agency, every one of our clients benefits from our undivided attention, with direct access provided to the experience, insight, creativity and skills of our directors and designers.

At the same time you’ll have the backing of a team that’s large enough to make big things happen.

Mark Jory – Founder/Owner

In 1993, Mark established the agency in London. 24 years later, the business continues to expanded internationally gaining an enviable reputation within the design industry.

Mark continues to lead one of the businesses specialist sectors, hospitality, with over 20 years experience consulting with global brands such as Marriott International, Raffles and Four Seasons, as well as independent hoteliers such as AB Hotels, The Wellesley and most recently a new brand that Latitude are launching, Patina Hotels & Resorts out of Singapore.

Now with a formidable team in place around the world, Mark is also able to afford more time behind the lens shooting for a number of the companies clients.

Zak McKinven – Managing Director, UAE

Zak is a Chartered Marketer with 20 years senior branding and integrated communications. Vastly experienced in driving growth from leading brand strategy and implementation for pillar GCC companies at one of the most awarded marketing consultancies in the region, to senior strategic lead for global brands for the largest marketing communications network in the world.

Key clients include Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Emaar, Dubai Holding, Meraas, Lego, AXA, FGB, Unilever and GE.

San-San Chan – Managing Director, Europe

With foundations in brand and brand communications in some of London’s top agencies (Lambie- Nairn, Moving Brands and Construct), San’s experience covers the management and delivery of successful branding programmes across a wide range of sectors, media and geography. Hands-on and creative/strategic navigation of a cross-functional team often scattered across the globe, her responsibility is to support the client throughout, and often beyond delivery. Clients include Rolls Royce, FIFA, Hewlett Packard, The Maybourne Hotel Group, BBC, ITV, British Telecom, Nokia, Mulberry and Harvey Nichols.

Phil Carr – Creative Director

Gifted with an outstanding ability, seldom seen in the industry, to instinctively understand the exact creative requirements from either the most complicated or simplest of briefs, Phil’s vision consistently transforms into exquisite design, making the entire creative process both efficient and effective. Quietly-confident, with a genuine talent, Phil ensures the creative integrity
of all projects.




Hind Houssein – Arabic Senior Designer

Hind brings a fresh approach to 
our creative studio, as our specialist in Arabic crafting, she oversees all Arabic projects and has a passion for calligraphy. Hind works across 
a range of accounts and has built 
an enviable client list including Jumeirah Group, JW Marriott,
Syria Ministry of Tourism, Emaar Hospitality, LG, Arab Bank, Grohe, Syria Trust & Technoline.

Ryan Hartley – Senior Designer

Ryan’s ability to bring brands to life with his creative and strategic vision is exceptional. An invaluable member of the creative team, with branding and advertising experience spanning across both print and digital platforms.

Anna Sangha – Designer

Anna has over 5 years experience working within the creative industry, a tenacious approach combined with a passion for developing brands has contributed to her skills. Having created numerous successful, reputable international brands in such a short space of time, Anna has a creative flair and a keen eye for detail and precision. Clients include: Drake & Morgan. Emaar, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Meydan Sobha, Pernod Ricard, Solidere International, The FA.

Janelle Qua – Designer

Janelle is inspired to create designs that bring out an effective brand experience through branding, packaging and digital design. Her professional experience to date has seen her work in Singapore, Australia and New York. But it is her genuine passion for all things creative and an inherent appetite to bring her local knowledge and global experience that adds value to our clients in the region. Janelle is a valued member of our Singapore office and brings a fresh and articulate approach to all of her projects. Clients include M+S, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Robinsons Land Group, and Pontiac Land Group.

Caroline Carr – Production Head

Caroline is Head of Artwork. With 20 years of hands-on experience she is the gatekeeper of quality and excellence, responsible for finalising and executing all creative assets 
for our clients and partners. 
Her skills are literally unparalleled.

Peter Hughes – Production

With over 13 years of experience in design, Pete is a specialist in creative artwork. On the production side, as well as hands-on detailed design and preparation of production files, Pete oversees the delivery of output from the studio (print, digital or moving image). Ranging from impressive large-scale hoardings, packaging to beautiful commemorative books, Pete is also skilled in digital photographic retouching and special finishing techniques ensuring high quality production values throughout all deliverables. Clients include Marriott Hotels International, Armani Hotels, AB Hotels, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Emaar Hospitality, Hand Picked Hotels, Regus Worldwide and Tesco.

Filiz Cliftci – Account Director

Filiz brings over ten years of brand and digital client servicing experience to Latitude. Having worked for numerous leading agencies in London, she has worked across multiple sectors, including UK Government; Home Office, Department of Health, The Design Council and FTSE 100 companies.

Acting as a client advisor, Filiz has vast experience in delivering large and complex projects in her previous roles and also at Latitude where she looks after Emaar, Expo 2020, and Jumeriah Golf Estates to name a few in conjunction with the support of the client servicing team.

Charlotte Lee – Senior Account Manager

Having worked in client servicing for the last 8 years Charlotte is an efficient and meticulous account handler. Her positive attitude, approachable persona and strong organisational skills mean her projects are always completed 
to the very highest standard and client expectations are constantly exceeded.

Gilan Wohler – Group Financial Officer

In her role as Group Financial Officer, Gilan’s experience supports the careful management of the collective of Latitude studios. Previously, FD and Analyst for Gyro International and before that FD for multinationals for the past 13 years, managing multi-geographical, multi-currency and multi-cultural finances relies on her sound  advice and guidance.

Timea Marton – Finance Assistant / Office Manager

As an accountant technician and finance assistant it is Timea’s self-motivating attitude that makes her an important lynchpin of the European studio. As well as all things figures, her cheerful and caring attitude means the studio and the team are well looked after.

Peachy Baliton – Accounts Assistant

Peachy’s accuracy and punctuality with deadlines is second to none, and both these skills are central 
to the Dubai office running like clockwork. Her instinct for knowing exactly what needs to be done, and when, makes Peachy an invaluable member of our team.

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