Use the human voice

Words, ideas, teams, culture

Use the human voice is a small creative agency that helps organisations and teams communicate like human beings do: simply, clearly, briefly. It’s run by me, Giles Turnbull, owner of this website.

For more information:
read some testimonials
☞ look through a list of clients
☞ browse a short list of services

I have a CV and a list of creative projects that give you a little more insight.

Contact me by email: giles (at)

Some examples of my work:

Editor of Signals, a periodical created for Public Digital
Creative copywriting for Juno
The delivery book, an idea I had while helping DfE Digital clarify and simplify their communication strategy
Empowered teams make services better, faster — one of a series of videos produced for Public Digital
Developing digital comms strategy for HM Land Registry
Influencing culture at Defra Digital, and writing A guide to agile communication
Doing Presentations, a collaboration with colleagues
Editing Content Design, by Sarah Richards
Learning from my colleagues as part of the creative team at GDS

I can help you with: 

  • working out how to work in the open
  • simplifying and clarifying your message
  • advising your leadership team
  • generating creative ideas
  • building and coaching creative teams
  • writing and editing

Contact me:

  • email: gilest (at)
  • phone: +44 (0) 7939 127917

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