Our team

Ian Wicks

Senior consultant;
Group messaging lead

Describe what you do at BrightCarbon

I mould ideas into arguments and then turn them into captivating visual stories.


Nowhere close.


None of my own, but some weekends I play step-dad to a sweet cocker spaniel named Rory.


Coffee, Beer, Sazerac, H2O.


Master’s from the University of Cambridge in International Relations and Politics.

Bachelor’s from the University of Arkansas in a bit of everything – International Relations, Spanish, Latin American Studies, Psychology.

3 words that describe me

Tall, outgoing, curious

Couldn't do my job without


Hidden skill

Impersonating various accents from my native Southern United States, y’all.

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Recent articles by Ian Wicks

Jun 2024

If your organization is considering using Google Workspace it will impact the way you create presentations. Microsoft PowerPoint will no longer be your default and you’ll need to count on Google Slides. Before you make a change like this, it can be hard to know what to expect. How might your business benefit? What are the potential downsides? How can you make the transition as smooth as possible? Let's find out!

Jun 2024

In Google Slides, editing the Theme and Layouts is an easy way to ensure that your presentations have a set style that stays true to your brand. Getting to grips with the Google Slides Theme builder and Layouts can also speed up your content creation, providing a firm jumping off point for all your future presentations.  

Jun 2024

Google Slides offers a highly intuitive interface that makes creating an impressive presentation simple. One example of this is that, when you open a new presentation, Google Slides opens a 16:9 widescreen deck template that fits most laptop screens, tablets and projectors. But what if you want a different look?…

Jun 2024

When you’re giving a presentation, you want to impress your audience and make sure they see you as credible. Whether you want to win the next big contract or simply inform, a well-designed presentation can make all the difference. One way to make your presentation stand out is by making it interactive. Interactive presentations are a great way to present information while keeping your audience engaged.