Tim is founder of The Brief Doctor and likes to talk. You’ll find him at conferences and hosting most of our Brief Doctor Workshops.

Prior to Brief Doctoring he was Director of Marcomms. for TLC, Marketing Director for Discovery’s in-house Creative Agency, Creative Head of Continuity for BBC Broadcast/Red Bee Media and all sorts of promos and production roles at Paramount Comedy.

He is a former Chair of the Board of Directors and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from Promax UK.


Mills Leney (or sometimes in disguise as Mills Willis) is our Process Doctor and Project Management head. She also leads our Account Management: Good Cop, Bad Cop Course.

Mills is the face that has launched a thousand channels (or thereabouts) including UKTV’s most successful rebrand of G2 to Dave.

Her background is in advertising and channel strategy, prior to joining us she was Business Director for UKTV at Red Bee Media and Board Account Director at Duckworth Finn Grubb & Waters


Pauline is the latest addition to The Brief Doctor family. She is our Creative Director and specialises in bringing creative ideas to life and awesome creative management. She plays duelling banjos* with Tim in our Briefs and Pitches Course.

When not with us Pauline is off making award winning ad-campaigns, content and brand identities.

Pauline was VP of Creative at Scripps, and Executive Producer and Senior Creative/Creative Director at BBC Worldwide and Discovery Channels. Pauline was Conference and Awards Chair for Promax UK.

*we don’t actually have an banjos


Disclaimer: we are not medically trained Doctors

For the love of God please don’t show us your rash…