Topsail Group, LLC

Colin Bowring

Colin Bowring

Lives in London and represents Topsail Group in Europe. Colin spent 20 years as an advertising agency planner in both the UK, at McCann and WCRS, and US, again at McCann, working with a wide range of clients such as Coca-Cola, Brown Williamson, Nestlé, Carling, Wilkinson Sword and Bell’s Whisky.

In 1990 he co-founded brand consultancy, Serendipity, and carried out international Brand Development projects with Puma, Dunlop, Nissan, GSK, Benetton, United DistillersGroup as well as domestic projects in the UK and many European countries.

An Economics graduate of the University of Southampton he has served as an elected Council Member of the UK Market Research Society, chairing and speaking at seminars and conferences.

He was awarded the Best Paper Award at the 1985 MRS Annual Conference for his paper on typologies, and has also written a book on the same subject.

He has recently added private consultancy to his business portfolio and is currently following a personal interest in wine to assist the international development of brands with Reh Kendermann of Germany.