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Rich McHardy


Rich McHardy

Director // Co-Founder, The McHardy Collective // The BD100 //

Rich's professional bio / interests

I'm an agency new biz professional who enjoys building bridges between niche, indie, creative studios and the brand / agency leaders who need their services. Together we crack creative brand marketing conundrums with media agnostic ideas, we supercharge leadership culture through an EDI lens, we create live, hybrid and virtual experiences, we produce brand films / animations and we deliver on visual and sonic branding briefs. I'm also a new biz community leader with The BD100 Awards, Winning Together annual conference and 24/7 agency training academy Tanba in my Co-founder locker. πŸ‘Š

I’d like help with…

I'm interested in the unique aspects of company culture and purpose which contribute to true 21st century leadership. Help finding leaders willing to explore this concept would be enormously appreciated. B Corp leaders or leaders with B Corp aspirations especially.πŸ™

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I'm a Guinness World Records holder since May 2022 having delivered with Michelle Morgan (author, campaigner and Mental Health England First Aider) the BIGGEST Online Mental Health Lesson EVER! 😁🎺

I live in


A career highlight

Launching The McHardy Collective and Co-founding The BD100 with The Drum as media partner to shine a light on a profession which has been my life since 1997 and which deserved more recognition.πŸ˜€




Joined Guild

May 30, 2020