Who are we?

Our clients work with the thinkers, the decision makers. That’s the way we like it. That means that we have to run faster, jump higher. We do.


Rosemary Walker has a degree in Graphic Design and an Institute of Bankers Diploma. After graduation she worked in marketing with a global insurance company, moving to a leading Bank where she was responsible for advertising, PR and marketing. On leaving the Bank she became a director of two Scottish agencies before setting up her own consultancy. She co-founded Playfair Walker with Dick Playfair in 1991.


Dick Playfair graduated with an honours degree in History and History of Art from Cambridge University. He joined the graduate marketing training programme of the Whitbread Group. After leaving Whitbread he worked with a number of UK consultancies and advertising agencies at director level before setting up Playfair Walker.