Jeff has been working in photography and design for over 15 years, and first applied his photographic and film making skills to the superyacht industry in 2003. He quickly established himself as one of the leading photographers and creative directors in the global superyacht market.
With over one hundred magazine covers since 2010, his photographic success is a clear result of his creative knowledge and ability to see what others don’t.
Unlike many photographers his background is in design, which allows him to see the bigger picture and interpret a clients wishes different to most. He has a calm and relaxed manner and approaches each and every project with an enthusiasm that is evident throughout his work, be it photography, film or design.
CLIENT STRATEGY MANAGER
Tim is another Kiwi in the team. He has a Bachelor of Law, a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing Major), as well as a forklift license for good measure. Tim has been immersed in the superyacht industry for the last five years and has invaluable experience and understanding of the industry and associated luxury categories. An integral part of the team, Tim is involved in everything from creative strategy and development right through to media production.
Tim works closely with clients to understand both their business and marketing needs, working in a highly collaborative way to match client requirements with original creative solutions.
PR & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Soon after graduating with a BA (Hons) in sociology Sarah left New Zealand to find work in the superyacht industry. She began as a dayworker, then became a crew member for three years. A highlight being cruising from NZ to Italy over two years.
Moving ashore she has worked in charter marketing, journalism, editorial and PR in the yachting and design industries. Sarah's love for the industry and the sea means she is passionate about sharing it with others. She has an eye for opportunity and creative communication. Sarah works closely with clients to draw out their brand personality and unique stories for social media and PR.
Breed Media has a family flavour with David Brown (brother of Jeff) taking on the role of the Creative Designer. Both brothers have inherited a deep-seated creativity which Breed Media is fortunate to be able to draw from.
Having over 15 years experience in creative design, David's wealth of knowledge sets him apart. David has worked with Jeff and Robert for the last seven years, and together they have produced some exceptionally innovative media.
Breed Media is very lucky to have such a creative mind in the team.
With a marketing background and over 20 years of managing media companies, Robert is able to maximize the ample opportunities that media can provide to clients. His experience also brings genuine peace of mind to the process.
He has an innate interest in people, their businesses and the challenges that they face, resulting in long standing relationships with many of the biggest and best in the industry. In the creation of Breed Media, Robert's passion for exploring new opportunities, whether they are with existing clients or in new markets, allows him to leverage the power of communications for innovative luxury brands. From superyachts and their builders, to villas and automobiles, the campaigns he creates shape a lasting impression.
Working together with Jeff for over 14 years, they make a great team and their long standing friendship is evident in their work.
Dave graduated from film school in Auckland in 2009. Since then he has worked in many positions across all stages of production in TV and online video. He spent almost four years as a self-shooting director on Police Ten 7, a New Zealand reality show. Since living in London Dave has worked in the fast-paced world of live sport production.
Dave has an eye for detail and creative concepts. His background filming, editing and directing is a real asset for Breed Media clients. He knows how to tell a story and can shoot for the edit.
Dave loves the outdoors. When he is not zipping along in a tender, or leaning out of helicopters filming, he is seeking an adventure of his own.
Josh has been working in the creative industry since 2012 when he graduated in Commercial Photography, from the Arts University Bournemouth.
Having spent his time working within the teams at some of the top UK photographic studios, he brings industry leading knowledge of the process involved for producing high-end creative advertising content. Whether it be out shooting on location, or in post-production at the studio.
His passion for capturing unique spaces and subjects has led him to capture a wide range of photography from luxury residential interiors to the Himalayas during a self guided trek to Everest base camp.
Graduating with a photography degree in 2003 Mark has built up an impressive portfolio of yachts, architecture, interiors, lifestyle and products.
He has been working with Breed Media founders, Robert and Jeff, since 2008 and been photographing superyachts, under the guidance of Jeff, since 2012. He is now an extremely valuable part of our shoot team.
He has a passion for the outdoors and in his spare time he can be found flying downhill on his mountain bike at speeds his two young daughters would not be happy about.