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Representation for a new breed of talent.

Welcome to Diving Bell. We are a leading talent management company representing a roster of exceptional individuals who use their platforms to empower their audience.

Our talent roster includes international best-selling authors, influential digital creators, award-winning podcasters and acclaimed broadcasters. They are innovators and changemakers and redefine what it means to be an influencer. Our talent don’t follow movements, they start them.

More about us…

We manage and oversee all aspects of our clients’ careers including broadcast, digital, literary, film, music, brand partnerships, licensing and commercial venture development.

We are passionate about enabling our clients to flourish, achieve their higher goals and create acclaimed and important work.

We take a strategic, long-term view and work hard to develop and protect the integrity and longevity of our client’s personal brands.

We operate with a duty of care to our clients that extends beyond a commercial relationship.

We act as counsel, negotiate contracts, manage crises and build strong teams around our clients.

We work creatively with talent to develop ideas across a range of mediums.

We are specialists in podcasting.

We pride ourselves on an honest approach to our work.

We are feminists.


Diving Bell was launched in October 2017 in London, England by founders Kim Butler & Justin Girdler.

“Representation matters, for many reasons, and Diving Bell represents the kind of agency that truly understands this.”

Clarissa Pabi, Acast


“Kim, Justin and the Diving Bell team are some of the most efficient and creative agents out there. They know their clients inside out and how to form partnerships that will get cut-through in a busy landscape, which is not always the case with talent agents. Not only are they reliable, efficient and true professionals, but they’re also friendly and very easy to work with – they make collaborating together a real joy, and as a result of that the work we’ve done has been some of our best.”

Emma Westman, Visit California


“It has always been a total delight to work with Kim, Justin and the Diving Bell team. Diving Bell champion exciting, and most importantly, authentic talent, values that we very much share at Doc/Fest.”

Nigel Fischer, Sheffield Doc/Fest