Our philosophy is to produce creative, engaging and accessible communications in an environment where service is key.

Influenced by the latest developments in best practice and corporate reporting trends, we help our clients communicate in compelling ways. By understanding their needs, objectives and audiences, we ensure their annual reports are effective investor relations tools providing engaging stakeholder communication.

We understand the challenges facing businesses requiring high-quality, yet cost-effective approaches. Our close working relationships with our trusted suppliers ensure we always deliver value for money. Central to this is our transparent pricing policy, ensuring our clients do not pay inflated third-party costs for items such as print and photography.

We deliver creativity and insight within the framework of a seamless production process.

Awards & recognition

IR Society’s Grand Prix Best Overall Communication of Investment Proposition 2018

Corporate & Financial Awards’ Best Printed Report 2018

IG Design Group (Silver), RDI REIT (Bronze) and GCP Student Living (Bronze)

Transform Awards Europe’s Best Implementation of a Brand Development Project across Multiple Markets 2017

IG Design Group and lyonsbennett (Gold)

IR Magazine Europe’s Best Annual Report 2017


Joint Winners
AIC Shareholder Communication Award’s Best Report and Accounts 2017
GCP Infrastructure Investments and GCP Student Living

IR Society’s Grand Prix Best Overall Communication of Investment Proposition 2017

Our team

Our founding directors have a combined experience of over 40 years in corporate communications, having produced well in excess of 500 annual, half-year and corporate responsibility reports.

This experience has shaped our philosophy today – to produce creative, engaging and accessible communications in an environment where service is always key.

Katie Lyons-Duncanson
Founder and Managing Director

Specialising in best practice trends and both client and market knowledge, Katie’s experience, expertise and commitment to project management ensures an unrivalled approach to client service; translating aspiration into achievement.

Darren Bennett
Founder and Creative Director

Responsible for ensuring compelling and creative design across both print and digital media, Darren brings a wealth of experience that enables lyonsbennett to deliver projects that not only hit the brief but also surpass client expectations.

Neil Duncanson
Business Development Director

Developing the growing lyonsbennett client base, Neil’s commercial experience, both client and agency-side, ensures that prospective clients appreciate lyonsbennett’s personal service and creative capability.

Melanie Sramek-Bennett
Art Director

Creating exceptional designs across branding, design-for-print and above-the-line advertising, Melanie’s 15 years’ agency experience and passion for design bring brands to life.

Jennifer Human
Account Manager

Leading the studio team, Jen co-ordinates all client amends and is the first point of call throughout the production stage of each project.

Lee Sargent
Senior Creative Artworker

Maintaining design integrity during the production process, Lee accurately and consistently implements client content to the highest design standards ensuring a final product that surpasses the client brief.

Alice Lidbetter
Account Executive

Providing additional client support during the production process, Alice ensures adherence to house styles as well as offering a keen proofreading eye.

Naomi Horsfall
Junior Artworker

Delivering fast and accurate updates to proofs, Naomis organisation skills along with sound grasp of the English language ensures proofs are both timely and accurate.