JONATHAN MANTLE & ASSOCIATES


We are multi-media story producers founded in 2010 and based in London and Cambridge, England. Together we create print and digital stories and products across the business, cultural and educational sectors. We believe in building bridges between cultures.  

Jonathan Mantle's books are published in 30 countries and 16 languages including German, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Korean, Japanese and Chinese - he is also a writer and producer for theatre, film and video.  He is Communications Manager of the UK manufacturing business Swindens Revolving Head Work Holders - www.swindens.org - and co-founder with Tony Othen of the online learning product for schools, colleges and prisons, Photo Triggers - launching in September 2018. He has two children and lives in London.

In January 2018, Jonathan was a Leader of the Cambridge 'Sci-tech + Creativity' Entrepreneurship Programme for students from Shanghai Art and Design Academy (SADA)- China's equivalent of London's Central St Martin's School of Art - at Lucy Cavendish College and Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge:

'I was so pleased you could take part - your contribution was great and the students loved it.' Professor Alan Barrell, Course Co-ordinator.

'Thank you so much for your wonderful lecture and culture exchange.'  SADA course participant. 

In February 2018, Jonathan was a guest mentor at the Cambridge University Comms & Creative Event 2018:

'It was an absolute pleasure to meet you! You were so welcoming and encouraging - I felt really inspired afterwards.' CUC&CE 2018 participant.      

Read Jonathan's latest piece on why a car can be the symbol of a nation's identity in the South China Morning Post - https://sc.mp/2yfMUct 

Jonathan's latest contract book is 'THE DIAMOND 'D': A CELEBRATION OF 150 YEARS OF J.& J. DENHOLM'    

'The book looks terrific and has been admired by everyone who has seen it.' John Denholm, Chairman J & J Denholm

DAVID BOWIE: 'The ambiguity and mystery of his image have much to do with his ability to stay one step ahead of his audience' - Jonathan's interview with David Bowie, Vogue 1978, with photographs by Snowdon - see http://www.bowiegoldenyears.com/articles/780901-vogue.html

Jonathan's book 'COMPANIES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD' is on Kindle - see www.quercusbooks.co.uk - and has recently been published in China.  'A great read about significant companies impacting our development...I was inspired.'  Amazon 5 Star Reviewer

Jonathan's first film as screenwriter 'THE LIVES OF LEE MILLER' broadcast on Channel 4 in 1986 is available on YouTube - see The lives of Lee Miller - YouTube - and DVD   

Hugh Purser is a former investment banker with Rothschilds and non-executive director of companies in the UK and Singapore.  He is co-author of A Samurai Walk, Budo Blogs & Poems, and 10 Meanings of Wa (www.lulu.com) and founder with Jonathan Mantle of the UK/South-East Asia creative industries platform Republik of Kreative Ekonomi - see https://www.facebook.com/RepublikKreativeEkonomi.  He lives in Cambridge.               

Barnaby Newbolt is a former publisher with Oxford University Press. He produced 'THE DIAMOND 'D', Jonathan Mantle's 150th anniversary history of Denholm Group, for our imprint Profile Press. He lives in Cornwall. 

Alessandra Caggiano has worked on light-based projects with companies including Philips and Panasonic.  She was founder and Artistic Director of the Cambridge e-Luminate Festival www.eluminatecambridge.co.uk which after six years attracts international recognition and major private and public sector sponsors.  She lives in Cambridge. 

Our past clients include Ballantine's Whisky, Norwich Union, Jones Lang Wootton, Graham & Brown, Linney Group, Langley Holdings and Samworth Brothers.  Our current and recent clients include Denholm Group, Denholm Oilfield Services, FM Conway, Cambridge University Careers Service, Shanghai Art & Design Academy, Dimeled Lighting (Malaysia) and private individuals.

E-Mail us: info@jonathanmantle.com