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Our People

If you are looking for good people to work with, people who are down to earth, supportive and commit themselves wholeheartedly to you and your company then consider our team.

Chris Hellowell   nigel creative direction   Panos Karageorgos

Chris Hellowell



Nigel Green

Creative direction


Panos Karageorgos

Design and technology

Prior to forming Cogent Design in 2000 Chris held senior positions in large London design agencies:

  • Conran Advertising - art director
  • Allied International Designers - snr designer
  • McColl - now part of WPP - snr. associate
  • Campbell Hellowell Duncan - director
  • Nettec plc - creative director

Major projects for those agencies included:

  • Arcadia
  • British Council
  • House of Fraser
  • Mothercare
  • Scottish Tourist Board
  • Motorola

Chris also has five years in-house design experience for Clarkes Shoes (Ravel) where he gained an appreciation of the client side of the client/supplier relationship.

His retail experience taught him the necessity of very clear, simple and targeted communications within a B2B context.          


Nigel is a founding director at Cogent having previously held senior positions in leading London agencies:

  • Saunders Design - designer
  • McColl - associate
  • Campbell Hellowell Duncan - snr designer
  • Nettec plc - snr designer

Major projects for those agencies included:

  • BHS
  • TopMan
  • K Shoes
  • Micro Focus
  • Seagram
  • Thomas Cook

Panos joined Cogent Design in 2006 having completed an MA in Visual Communication from Birmingham City University. Prior to coming to the UK in 2001 his work in Athens included:

  • Cannibal Fonts
  • Bank of Greece
  • PPV - Post production

Projects included:

  • The Greek National Lottery
  • Benaki Museum
  • Goulandris Natural History Museum
  • TV advertising - inc. Marie Claire