About us — Conscient

We focus on the technology and telecoms industries

Conscient is a business and marketing consultancy with a specific focus on delivering creative solutions to the technology industry. The company was founded by Nigel Stevens who has over 30 years’ experience in senior management positions across a broad range of technology companies. Conscient’s in depth knowledge of the tech, telecoms and data centre sectors, paired with our expertise in business strategy, marketing and design, enables us to deliver new insights into your business, driving transformation, sales and growth.

Nigel Stevens — Conscient
Nigel Stevens

Nigel Stevens is founder and CEO of Conscient, over the course of his 30-year career, he has held senior management positions in technology companies in the United Kingdom and the United States. He was most recently European Managing Director of IO (a large data centre company), prior to that he was on the board of Infinity SDC as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Global Crossing.

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Craig Penfold

Craig has more than 30 years’ experience in international marketing, sales and general management with enterprise hardware and software organisations. He has worked for a range of companies including start-ups, VC funded scale-ups and global publicly listed organizations. Craig is passionate about helping technology businesses grow by finding, engaging and communicating with new and existing customers.

Phil Male — Conscient
Phil Male

Phil Male has more than 25 years’ experience as an Executive Director, 12 years in the FTSE 100/250, 3 IPO’s and 14 M&A transactions; small start-ups to large global corporates, disruptive technology and high growth, listed, private, and VC/PE backed businesses. Phil has and extensive background in content, media, internet and telecoms working for some of the largest tech firms in the industry. Phil has a passion for all things digital.

Nick Colwill — Conscient
Nick Colwill

Nick has over a decade of experience of working with businesses and business leaders to solve complex business challenges and use communications to achieve their goals. He led the communications team that won the rights to transform the former media centre on the Olympic Park in London into a global tech hub with a data centre at its heart. He has advised FTSE 100 business leaders, as well as start-ups and disruptive companies looking to scale, and is adept at developing communications strategies that reach the right audiences, with the right messages, to help businesses succeed.

Sophie Howard — Conscient
Sophie Howard
Graphic Designer

Sophie has a degree in Graphic Design from Ravensbourne University London, she has a passion for all things print and is a strong believer in the preservation and continuation of print based processes and publications. At Conscient Sophie produces brilliant infographics and video content as well as producing bespoke brochures, illustrations and imagery. 

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Samantha Noone
Copywriting & Social Media

Samantha is a recent graduate from The University of Nottingham, having completed her bachelors and masters degrees in English. She has an enthusiasm for written communication and dystopian novels, and has an interest in computer gaming. Samantha now helps Conscient to produce quality copy and manages social media content for clients.