ABOUT

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WE ARE STRATEGIC BRAND DESIGNERS AND ILLUSTRATORS. OUR DESIGN INTENTION IS TO CREATE MEANINGFUL AUDIENCE CONNECTION FOR THOSE COMMITTED TO SUSTAINING OUR PLANET; THE ENVIRO-PROGRESSIVES, THE CONSERVATIONISTS, THE ECO-TECHIES, THE NATURE WARRIORS AND THE ARTISANAL "OF THE EARTH" MAKERS.

CHARLES BONGERS + CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Charles Bongers is the founder and creative director of Charles Bongers + Co. As creative director, he has worked, extensively, with a roster of international Fortune 500 companies, leading entrepreneurs and enviro-conservationists to create award-winning, strategic brand communications and design campaigns.

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Charles has lived a lifelong passion for nature and the outdoors as a world-class sailor, mountain climber and tree warrior. Currently, he also serves as creative advisor to Wild Entrust/Coaching Conservation, a wildlife conservation trust in Southern Africa dedicated to supporting the long-term viability of threatened wildlife populations and their critical habitats, and to Woodfield True Nature Campus, a charity dedicated to supporting families experiencing chronic illness. 

As former co-founder of Extension Brand Design and co-creative director of Ogilvy-Toronto, Charles led strategic creative development for Nestle, Quaker, Duracell, Microsoft, World Wildlife Fund, American Express, National Bank Financial and GlaxoSmithKline. In Toronto and Seattle, Charles has worked, extensively, with leading entrepreneurs and investors to create launch strategy and branding campaigns for industry-changing start-ups Ecobee, Skytap and Smilebox.