About us — Conscient
ABOUT US

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.

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Nigel Stevens
CEO

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
Director

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.

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Phil Male
Advisor

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.

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Nick Colwill
PR

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.

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Gabriella Haslam
Office Administrator

Gabi is a Psychology graduate from the University of Liverpool, focusing her final year on the effectiveness of advertising on social media. She has experience in social media management and is enthusiastic about providing businesses with the service and support they need.

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Giles Buck
Graphic Designer

Giles is the newest member to Conscient, a Graphic Communication graduate from Bath Spa University with 4 years of digital and print design experience. He has an excellent understanding of the latest design techniques, marketing and social media communications.