Stephen Bates
Marketing Director

Stephen is Marketing Director at Studio Output. With over 15 years’ experience in marketing services and SME consultancy, he is helping us to shape the business and drive it through its next period of growth. 

After studying social and political theory at university, he moved into the world of new business and found his home in the creative industries. Over the course of his career he’s worked at some of London’s leading design, PR and digital agencies, as well as client-side for HR and engineering firms.  

His experience covers a broad spectrum of activity; from strategic planning and brand positioning to hands‐on execution across brand and web design, digital marketing, direct marketing, PR and social, events and sales outreach. This includes extensive experience of mobilising and leading multi-disciplinary teams.

Outside of work Stephen is a keen hiker, photographer, music lover and wine enthusiast who loves to explore the great outdoors.