Mick and Kev have been business partners for over 5 years. Previously as CCO and CSO of Ogilvy in London and since 2019 as Founding Partners of Harbour Collective. (www.harbour.london) - an independent communications collective based in London. Mick is the quiet one. Kev is the noisy one.
Mick Mahoney is Creative Partner at Harbour. He has spent almost 30 years making iconic & award-winning creative work for the world’s top agencies including Lowe, BBH and Ogilvy. He has been the Chief Creative Officer at three of largest global network agencies in London. Mick is one of the most awarded advertising creatives in London having been awarded at every major festival in the world, including multiple D&AD Pencils, Arrows, and Grand Prix at both Cannes & One Show. He has also been a judge at Cannes, D&AD, The British Arrows and numerous other festivals. He is the only Creative Director to ever be recognised on the annual Campaign “Top 20 Creative Director” list with three separate agencies. Mick is married with two daughters, three dogs and a horse, and lives in London. Although would rather live in the country.
Kevin Chesters is the Strategy Partner at Harbour. He has held senior strategy roles at British Telecom, Saatchi & Saatchi, Wieden +Kennedy, dentsumcgarrybowen and was most recently the CSO at Ogilvy. He is a member of the Account Planning Committee & a regular contributor to industry titles "The Drum" & "Campaign". He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Creative Arts and Edinburgh Napier University.
Kevin is married, with two children, and lives in Kent, UK.