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Now in it’s fourth year in Europe, Advertising Week is a hybrid of inspiring thought leadership with legendary entertainment and special events that celebrate the industry and its people. Advertising Week Europe draws from the brand, media, marketing, technology and broader cultural communities while focusing on key business drivers, issues and conversations that shape and influence the global industry.
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Advertising Week Europe is the premier conference for marketing, advertising, brand, media and technology professionals. The Week is designed to give you actionable learnings to drive your career forward through our Thought Leadership program, a chance to network with fellow industry professionals and leaders, and the opportunity to take part in a celebration of all the industry has to offer.
a week long assembly of the industry's best & brightest Thought Leaders.
a dedicated forum for elite brand marketers, creative visionaries and dynamic media leaders and influencers to share wisdom and success - Paving the Way Forward.
an immersive, accessible experience for the industry which is uplifting
and creates excitement to both engage the present and Inspire the Future.
a springboard to create growth, attract and nurture talent and Generate Success.
a positive platform while not "delusional" this is very much about something Positive.
Kathleen SaxtonThe Lighthouse Company
Kathleen Saxton
Chairman of the Advisory Council, AW Europe
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, The Lighthouse Company

I spent the first nine years of my career in media sales roles at Sky Television, Capital Radio, Emap Advertising and Carlton Screen, selling ideas and airtime to the major London agencies and blue chip clients. In 2000, I joined the much celebrated planning agency PHD, as Business Development Director, working with the legendary founding partners, spending four wonderful years helping to develop the business and learning the new rules of operational management. In 2004, I joined Saatchi and Saatchi as their board Marketing Director, completing my full 360 degree journey in the industry, as part of the dynamic but tough change management team developing and broadening Saatchi’s offerings to clients to reflect the needs of today.

Towards the end of 2005 I joined Fru Hazlitt at Virgin Radio as Director of Strategy and Planning where I led the valuation of the national licences, directed future business and platform strategy and managed the research, legal and planning teams. It was at this point my unswerving impatience finally got the better of me and I realised it was time to run my own business.

After a long-term flirtation with the idea of professional headhunting, I became a founding partner and shareholder at Grace Blue, bringing my lateral and diverse experience to the team. Grace Blue quickly became a profitable and successful headhunting firm and I felt I had found my home both as a headhunter and a striving entrepreneur.

In late 2009, it was clear the world was changing at a pace we had never experienced before. Clients were frustrated by historical headhunting practices and ambitious talent was looking for a more personal and intimate service. With the combination of the digital explosion, economic meltdown and changing talent demands a whole new approach to finding leaders was required.

I set up The Lighthouse Company with a vision to create the modern headhunting firm that clients have been asking for. Our aim is to pioneer consistently in the area of true senior talent representation – offering a highly personal, bespoke “agent representation” model to the true leaders of today and delivering exceptional and insightful headhunting, built on trust, candour, authenticity and lateral thought to our clients.

We are now blessed to represent some of the most talented individuals globally and ensure they connect to and flourish within visionary, brave and ambitious clients. We work with all the six major advertising networks, hyper growth businesses such as Vevo, Linked In, Facebook and EA and Media, Creative, PR, Research, Management Consultancy, Film, Hospitality, Gaming, Mobile, Data, Apps, and Content businesses. We are equally as potent working with established or start-up businesses – all at C suite level.

I passionately believe that a career should be an on-going journey of inspirational, surprising and courageous episodes. For my part, our entire focus is to ensure The Lighthouse is and will become for many, the place to come to realise and advance their professional future.

In 2013 after five years of attending and speaking at the inspiring Advertising Week event in New York, I decided the time was right for something similar in Europe. Together with Matt Scheckner and Stillwell Partners we launched Advertising Week Europe – a week of thought leadership and celebration held at a range of iconic and inspirational venues across London. The event has been an explosive success, uniting the entire advertising industry and attracting 14,000 delegates in year one and 23,000 in year two.

I am a psychotherapy graduate from Regents University and continue my clinical studies at CCPE. I am also an accredited psychometric evaluator with StrengthScope. I hold a non exec directorship with Bigballs Films, am a regular contributor in the Government Speakers for schools programme encouraging school leavers to realise their true potential and I am also the president of the Centre for separated families. I am also a frequent and a passionate speaker on the matter of leadership within the digital age.

I now live in Hampstead, with my two children Ned and Nancy (both soon to be leaving school) and play the flute and piano given any opportunity and my greatest hobby is live music.
Julian Lloyd EvansDennis Publishing
Julian Lloyd Evans
Co-Chairman of the Advisory Council, AW Europe
Managing Director of Advertising Sales

“It is amazing what you can achieve if you do not care who gets the credit”
- Harry S Truman, 1884 - 1972, US President

Julian is the Managing Director of Advertising Sales at Dennis Publishing as well as working across a number of media related companies across the globe.

Having joined Dennis Publishing as a Sales Executive in 1996, Julian has developed a passion for people development and training, and Dennis Publishing was winner of Best Publisher for New Talent in 2014.

Julian’s other interests include media and entrepreneurialism and he is the Chairman of the PPA Marketing Board in the UK which represents the UK magazine industry and is also a regular contributor to the UK start-up scene. Julian is particularly interested in international media, content creation and the creative development of media where he has started, managed and sold a number of companies. Julian is also part of the Advertising Week Europe Advisory Board.

Julian’s passions are…..sales professionalism, entrepreneurism, charities, tech development, training and limbo dancing.
Paul BainsfairIPA
Paul Bainsfair

Paul’s advertising career began at Saatchi & Saatchi in 1977 where he started as an account executive. Ten years later was made CEO of the Charlotte Street shop.

In 1991 he co-founded Bainsfair Sharkey Trott with John Sharkey and Dave Trott.

In 1998 BST was acquired by Omnicom and merged with TBWA where Paul became Chairman of TBWA UK and President TBWA Europe.

In 2009 he became Chairman of Iris Worldwide, the UK’s largest independent integrated network. Paul has also been the Non-Exec Chairman ofLean Mean Fighting Machine.

In 2011 Paul succeeded Hamish Pringle as Director-General of The IPA.

Paul sits on the boards of RAJAR/ASBOF/BASBOF/ BARB/ Iris and Advertising Week (Europe).

He describes himself as an adman and a farmer. He is married to Sophie and has three children, Bruno, Ted and Phoebe. They live in Holland Park and Wiltshire.
Nick BamptonInfinitum Group
Nick Bampton
Founder & CEO

Nick started his career at Thames Television in 1990 and worked for Young and Rubicam and Channel 5 before joining Viacom Brand Solutions in 2001 - firstly as Sales Director and then two years later he was promoted to Managing Director. During his 8 years there, VBS became both commercially and creatively successful growing advertising revenue significantly and winning many awards including Media Week Sales Team of the Year in 2008 and 2009 and Campaign’s TV Sales Team of the Year in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

In 2010, Richard Desmond's Northern & Shell bought Channel 5 from RTL for £103m and Nick joined with a brief to turnaround the team’s fortunes. He implemented a commercial and editorial strategy bringing agencies and advertisers much closer to content. Over a 3 year period, Channel grew its commercial sales revenues by a market beating 30% and Channel 5 became profitable. In April 2014 Northern and Shell sold Channel 5 to Viacom for £463M.

Nick is currently working with the new owners on the integration plan having got EU approval for the deal in September. Nick is married, has two children aged 11 and 8 and a dog, supports Chelsea and plays golf less often than he’d like.
Lisa BattyTime inc UK
Lisa Batty
Marketing Director, Advertising

Lisa has worked at Time Inc. UK for 8 years, having spent 12 years prior to this in media planning at various agencies. After spending 6 years in the Strategic Business Development team which she helped to set up and grow, Lisa became Commercial Marketing Director in 2015. Her role is set the marketing strategy and plan for the year, and to promote Time Inc. UK’s advertising offering to agencies and clients, making sure we stand out and remain top of mind with key decision makers. Events are a key part of the role and Advertising Week Europe is always an important part of Time Inc. UK’s marketing calendar.
Mark BoydGravity Road
Mark Boyd

Rachel BristowSky
Rachel Bristow
Director Client Partner & Collaboration, Sky Media Sales

Rachel joined Sky Media in 2014 in the newly created position of Director of Partnerships, with a remit to develop content, data and advertiser partnerships. She also oversees Sky Media’s marketing, communications, training and development teams.

Prior to her current role she worked for Unilever Plc for 9 years culminating in the role of VP Global Media Data & Analytics, responsible for developing the global media data strategy and establishing the first global data management platform.

Previously at Unilever Rachel was Marketing Comms & Buying Director, with responsibility for the UK & Ireland media investment across 30 brands in 11 different categories.

In her earlier career Rachel heading up the on- and off-line Direct Marketing programmes at Sainsbury’s.

Rachel takes an active role in industry initiatives having been a Non-Exec Director of Newsworks, and Director and Treasurer of ISBA. She is a member of WACL.

Rachel lives in South West London with her husband and daughter.
Adam BullockCONTENTed (Digital Media)
Adam Bullock
Co-founder & Director

Adam is Co-founder and director of CONTENTed digital media in February of this year. After a successful 20 year career in PLC, Adam and his business partner (Moz Dee) created a Content marketing and IP business. The business has initial funding from HNW including city heavyweights such as Jon Molton, Bob Benton and Sports entrepreneur Jon Smith. Founding clients include Satellite Information Services (SIS), Sky Media, AMSCREEN, BWIN and Kia.

Adam joined UTV as Sponsorship and Promotions Director in July 2004. He was instrumental in the development of the model that has made talkSPORT one of the most commercially successful media brands in the U.K. Progressing to Sales Director and then latterly Managing Director. Adam was responsible for the acquisition of Sport Magazine in June 2009, which has received much editorial and critical acclaim and moved it into significant profit in the first year of ownership. Adam operated in a dual role of MD for UTV Pitch (The commercial arm of Sport and Ts) and Sport Magazine.

As part of the UTV Plc Executive team, Adam’s role was to drive Revenue and Audience Growth, Mergers and Acquisition, Sports Rights and Talent, People and Culture.

Prior to joining UTV Adam worked in variety of roles with EMAP plc. Starting on the Launch of Kiss 100 from pirate to a licensed broadcaster. Then onto a number of cross media roles stretching brands such as FHM, Smash Hits, Heat, Kerrang and Empire into TV, Digital, Event and brand licensing. Commercial content is at the centre of everything he has achieved. Adam was on the commercial board of directors for the RAB from 2006 to 2008 and is a founder member of the NABS 100 club.

Adam is a husband and a father of two girls. He is a keen runner with a passion for Music, Sport, Food and travel. He can be found presiding on the Kings road every other Saturday in anticipation of his beloved Chelsea.
David BuonaguidiCrispin Porter + Bogusky
David Buonaguidi
Chief Creative Officer

Dominic CarterNews UK
Dominic Carter
Chief Commercial Officer

Dominic joined News International in 1991 and held various roles across The Sun and Times Newspapers Limited before leaving in 2000 to join Mirror Group Newspapers as Group Advertising Director.

In 2006 he returned to News International as Trading Director across The Times & Sunday Times and expanded his role in 2008 to include The Sun. Dominic was appointed Commercial Director of News UK in September 2011 following a restructure of the Commercial team. He stepped up to become Managing Director in July 2015 and was named Chief Commercial Officer in January 2016. Keen motorcyclist Dominic is married with three children.
Abby CarvossoBauer Media UK
Abby Carvosso
Group Managing Director, Bauer Media Advertising

Nigel ClarksonYahoo UK
Nigel Clarkson
Managing Director
Claudine CollinsMediaCom UK
Claudine Collins
Managing Director

Claudine Collins is the Managing Director of MediaCom, the largest media planning and buying agency in the UK. With over 200 clients, and 800 staff her role is to ensure the smooth running of the agency on a day to day basis and ensure staff welfare. She also ensures that the Managing Partners in the agency and their departments deliver the best client service and help to facilitate better connections particularly between media owners and clients. She has been in the industry for 25 years, forging strong, high level relationships with the media and has worked on a variety of clients. She started at Squires Robertson Gill, before moving to CIA and then in 1995 was headhunted by The Media Business to work in the press department. In 1998 she became the head of Press for MediaCom overseeing £300million of press advertising. In 2008 she was promoted to the Managing Partner Board of MediaCom and made Head of Investment overseeing £1billion of advertising revenue before being made Managing Director in 2011.

Using a combination of charm and tenacity, Claudine is well known in the industry as a formidable negotiator. Whilst at The Media Business she was voted by Campaign magazine as a high achiever and was often in Campaigns top ten media buyers, culminating in her being named the number 1 media buyer in 2011. In 2013 she appeared in “The Apprentice” interviewing the final 5 candidates and has featured as the industry expert in BBC2’s “You’re Fired!” programme. She has been involved with The Princes Trust mentoring programme and has appeared in Marie Claire Magazine, The Times Newspaper and Start Your Business Magazine amongst others. In her spare time she also works for numerous charities including Lords Taverners and sits on the exec committee of Rays of Sunshine Children’s charity.
Mark CreightonDentsu Aegis Network
Mark Creighton
Chief Operation Officer UK & Ireland

Mark is Chief Operating Officer of Dentsu Aegis in the UK & Ireland. He is responsible for fostering greater collaboration across all of the Network’s businesses in service of the company’s global vision to ‘Innovate the Way Brands are Built’.

Mark began his career as a Media Buyer at All Response Media, taking the opportunity to specialise in digital media and founding the agency’s digital division, Digit All. Building on his passion for the both the internet and media technology, he joined digital media specialist, i-level in 2006. Becoming Managing Director and overseeing rapid growth, he led the agency to broader industry recognition through inclusion in the Sunday Times ‘Top 50 small businesses to work for’ as well as the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

In 2010, Mark joined Mindshare as the UK agency’s first COO responsible for orchestrating structural and cultural changes across the agency. Through the development of initiatives such as Huddle - an industry-wide festival exploring the trends and behaviours that are changing the media landscape - Mark was instrumental in connecting Mindshare to the broader media community, developing a collaborative approach to the benefit of its clients. He continued the transformation of Mindshare as CEO, spending two and a half years realising the agency’s vision to ‘Invent the Future of Media with its Clients’.

Mark is married to George and has two young sons, Rory (6) and Murray (3). An enthusiastic home cook, Mark hones his only creative skill under the hostile glare of a family of culinary critics.
Steve DaviesAdvertising Producers Association (APA)
Steve Davies

Steve is the Chief Executive of the Advertising Producers Association. Working with the APA Chairmen, the Council of Members and with the support of the membership, Steve has transformed the APA and developed new services.

Building on the the core services of contracts and production support and introducing new services such as training, in the form of the APA Masterclass, which trains 75 new producers each year and has expanded the APA to represent all aspects of commercials production encompassing not just production but commercials editing, vfx, music and sound design.

Steve is particularly passionate about helping members understand and promote themselves to new markets. That encompasses all digital media, which means ensuring member companies have the chance to be at the forefront of innovation in reaching consumers with new methods of advertising and helping develop new business relationships with potential business partners around the world.

APA events such as Creative London comes to Silicon Valley (that saw 32 production and vfx company owners/executives from London visit Silicon Valley companies such as Google/You Tube, Netflix, Twitter, Orange Labs, and AT&T; Foundry), the APA Show and Collection, which promotes APA members in the UK and around the world, The Future of Advertising...In One Afternoon, an annual event, that gets the industry up to date with the latest thinking, all promote the APA membership widely.

The APA's publication that goes out to creatives worldwide, the Beak Street Bugle, also supports efforts to promote the membership internationally.

It is important that the APA is part of the major advertising events, particularly those in our hometown, so supporting London Ad Week is a new priority for the APA.
Viktoria DegtarBloomberg Media
Viktoria Degtar
EMEA Head of Sales

Degtar is moving to London after working as group publisher in charge of Bloomberg’s Live events division and multiplatform sales for the last 12 months in New York City.

Degtar will report to Paul Caine, the gloal chief revenue and client partnership officer, and lead the EMEA sales team of Emma Winchurch-Beale, Damian Douglas and Simon Baker.

Before joining Bloomberg Media at the end of 2014, Degtar spent two years as the vice president of sales for The Huffington Post. Before that she worked for a year as the vice president of sales for online advertising company Federated Media, and four years as associate vice president of media company Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. From 2002 to 2007 she was the national sales director for the Financial Times.
Ella DolphinHearst
Ella Dolphin
Group Commercial Director

Ella joined Hearst Magazines UK in 2011 as Group Publishing Director, and was promoted to Group Commercial Director in 2014. She is responsible for Hearst’s commercial strategy and since joining the business has developed new publishing strategies for its key brands Cosmopolitan, Red and Esquire. In her role as Group Commercial Director she reshaped the commercial sales operation to an audience and brand-led structure that offers our customers easy access to multi-platform solutions.

Prior to this, Ella held the role of Publisher at Grazia magazine, Publisher at the Mail on Sunday, and the combined Mail newspapers group. She began her career at AdMedia Ltd before joining Clear Channel UK, where she led the ad sales teams responsible for generating revenue for the Mail Newspapers’ magazine supplements, You and Weekend.
Richard DunmallMedia IQ
Richard Dunmall
Global Chief Revenue Officer

Richard Dunmall began his career at VNU, moving to online sales house AdLINK in 2001. After three years at AdLINK, Richard spent two years as Chief Executive of MindShare Interaction (formerly M One) and then two years as SVP/MD EMEA at aQuantive.

In 2007, Richard joined Microsoft Advertising as Vice President of Greater Asia Pacific and Americas, generating advertising revenues across Microsoft Advertising’s entire portfolio of products, destinations and experiences. Ultimately Richard ran global advertising sales for Microsoft Advertising as Vice-President of Global Ad Sales, based in New York; in that role he was responsible for developing relationships, driving revenue growth and strategic partnerships with advertisers and agencies worldwide.

Following on from his six years at Microsoft, Richard went on to lead the full-service creative agency Naked Communications as its Global CEO. Having relocated to London in November 2013, Richard was appointed as Group MD of Advertising at Bauer Media where he is in charge of the 200-strong sales team for its portfolio of influential and trusted multi-platform brands which include Heat, Kiss, Grazia, Empire, Magic, Absolute Radio and Closer. He reports to Paul Keenan, CEO, Bauer Media.
Stewart EasterbrookMedia IQ
Stewart Easterbrook
Chairman to the Board

Strategic Adviser to Businesses in Media Communications, Data Analytics and Technology

Stewart is an adviser to the boards of several companies operating in the fields of media communications, data analytics and advertising technology. He has most recently taken roles with MEDIA iQ, a leading data analytics and programmatic media specialist, and the video and animation production marketplace, Wooshii.

Prior to this Stewart was in the Publicis Groupe for 17 years in a number of senior management roles. In 2008, Stewart became CEO of Starcom MediaVest Group UK, managing the UK Group Board and the operations of the two UK agency businesses, Starcom and MediaVest, as well as the International Hub also run from its London office.

After five years as CEO, Stewart moved into the role of Executive Director of Digital Development for Starcom MediaVest Europe, focusing on growth and innovation across SMG’s key European markets.

Alan FaganESPN
Alan Fagan
Group Director

Alan Fagan joined ESPN as Group Director, Advertising and Sponsorship in 2010. In that role, Alan is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic development of ESPN’s advertising and sponsorship business across ESPN’s platforms in the EMEA region, as well as driving international sales from Europe-based clients for all of ESPN products, worldwide.

Alan has led the launch of numerous new platforms and services over the past few years, including the launch of the UK’s largest video sports app, and fastest growing multi-sport site.

Alan joined ESPN from BBC Worldwide, where he served as the Sales Director for Western Europe. During that time Alan was part of the team that led the commercialization of bbc.com.

Prior to BBC Worldwide, Fagan worked at CNN International as Director of UK Sales.
Stuart FlintAOL UK
Stuart Flint
Managing Director

Stuart Flint is the Managing Director of media technology company AOL UK, where he is responsible for driving overall operations and strategic direction of the business. In the UK this includes AOL’s award-winning editorial brands The Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Engadget as well as the advertiser sales and publisher platforms businesses.

As part of his role Stuart oversees the running of the AOL Platforms division, which enables the world's top advertisers and media brands to reach consumers across desktop, mobile and TV through premium video experiences, programmatic buying and performance-driven campaigns. Stuart is also responsible for driving the management and sales responsibility for all of Microsoft's display, mobile and video advertising inventory in the UK following the recent global partnership announcement.

Having previously worked at Yahoo! UK, Virgin Media, Hearst Digital and as Sales Director at Microsoft Advertising UK, Stuart moved into AOL UK as part of the partnership between the two companies to become Commercial Director.

A coastal Essex lad at heart, Stuart lives with his wife and daughter in Leigh on Sea. One of Stuart’s ambitions is to find a way to commercialise his obsession with vintage Volkswagen Campervans and Beetles.

Stuart brings over 15 years’ experience in both leadership and sales to the team and is based in AOL’s London office. "
Tom GeorgeMEC
Tom George
Chairman of Northern Europe

Tom’s agency life began at creative agency Dorlands, before moving to Zenith, where he became Deputy Managing Director.

In 2005 Tom joined MEC as Managing Director and was promoted to CEO in 2007. During Tom’s tenure as UK CEO, MEC quadrupled its billings, rising from 14th to 3rd in the agency rankings. Winning both the biggest media pitches of 2008 and 2009 respectively, Orange and Lloyds Banking Group. MEC have also recently been rated as the most competitive agency in the UK over the last four years by the independent agency assessor RECMA.

Under Tom’s stewardship, MEC has also achieved a notable number of firsts – the only agency to win Marketing’s Agency of the Year for 3 consecutive years, the only agency to win 5 Agency of the Year awards in one year (2009) and the first media agency to be awarded the highly prestigious IPA Effectiveness Company of the Year in 2009.

In 2011 Tom was promoted to Chairman of Northern Europe, adding 9 further markets to his UK responsibility as well as joining the MEC Global Executive Committee.

At the end of 2011, Tom was also promoted to Head of Global Business Development. Since this promotion, Tom has overseen the successful pitches for three large European clients, SABMiller, Beiersdorf and Johnson & Johnson , all of which has contributed to a very successful 2012 for MEC.
Chris GoldsonITV
Chris Goldson
Director of Creative Works and Commercial Marketing

Chris has worked in media for over 20 years, for brands including Media Week, Financial Times Business, BBC Worldwide and - more recently - 9 years at Virgin Radio / Absolute Radio where he was Commercial Director. He joined ITV in 2011, and now leads its innovation team 'Creative Works'.
Jan Gooze-ZijlUKTV
Jan Gooze-Zijl

Jan joined UKTV in September 2010 and has extensive industry experience in commercial finance, strategy and operations.

He is a key member of UKTV's Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for all financial decision-making, including achieving financial targets, controlling cash-flow and management accounting. He also oversees UKTV's relationships with C4 Sales and Sky Media Ireland and is responsible for all technical and operational aspects of UKTV, including the roll-out of digital services under the UKTV Play brand.

Since he joined the company, UKTV’s revenues and EBITDA have grown substantially to reach £278m and £67m respectively in 2013, as well as £125m investment in programming and related launches. In addition, Jan has significantly improved and streamlined the company's financial resources by bringing transaction processing and cash management in-house, as well as greatly simplified the underlying corporate structure. In 2011 he also played an important role in the sale of Virgin Media's stake in UKTV to Scripps Network Interactive Inc.

Prior to UKTV, Jan's prestigious career encompassed roles within Virgin Media Group, including as Interim Finance Director working across Virgin's wholly owned TV channels and IDS, and high profile positions at Telefonica O2 Europe, Accenture, Telewest Communications and Allied Domecq Spirits & Wine.
Gemma GreavesThe Marketing Society
Gemma Greaves
Global Managing Director

Gemma Greaves is an advocate of the power of networking and the connected world - everything leads from there. She believes that when you bring interesting and interested people together, big ideas happen and we do good together.

As the Global Managing Director of The Marketing Society, Gemma is spearheading its international expansion, working hard to transform the society into the global network of senior marketers. This year, the Marketing Society Asia was launched in Hong Kong, swiftly followed by hubs in Singapore and Dubai. Next, it's Shanghai, Cairo and America with plans to be in major cities by 2017.

Gemma also runs the day-to-day of The Marketing Society from leading the team to being responsible for the P&L.; Everything she does is about delivering value to the members from building rewarding partner programmes to creating new events and networking opportunities.

Gemma is the founder of Cabal, a private club for extraordinary people who can't sit still, creating memorable experiences that you wouldn't get anywhere else. She is a big believer in being brave.
Greg GrimmerFetch
Greg Grimmer

Greg is a well known figurehead in the digital media landscape, a member of the IPA and an oft-quoted spokesman on digital advertising, as well as a frequent judge of major advertising and marketing awards. His influential column on Mediatel.co.uk has been now running for five years and has received wide acclaim from both within and outside the industry. He has also co-authored two books on marketing “Advertising Works 12” and The Digital State.”

Greg began his career in media planning at Delaney Fletcher/Bozell and then CIA where he rose to become Strategic Planning Director, and joining the board at the age of twenty eight. He joined Optimedia before becoming Commercial Director at newly founded ZenithOptimedia Group in 2003.

Greg became MD of Zed Media in 2005. He grew Zed from 50 staff and billings of £52million to 120 staff and billings of £130million in a three year period and the agency took a pre-eminent position in the digital arena, winning awards for work in DiTV, Mobile, and social networking.

In 2008 Greg became a founding partner at Hurrell Moseley Dawson and Grimmer (HMDG) a ‘new model’ advertising agency with partners across the advertising, creative and planning spectrum. The agency from launch attracted brands including Aston Martin, Nestle, and the launch of WIRED.

After selling his stake in HMDG, Greg was enticed by the founders to join the Fetch success story with a brief to expand the company into new global markets and new areas of marketing services.

After posting record turnover and profit levels in 2014 Fetch was acquired by the Dentsu Aegis Network. It currently works with clients including Ebay, Expedia and Hotels.com across mobile strategy, media, creative and analytics.
Tracy HalliwellLondon and Partners
Tracy Halliwell
Director of Business Tourism & Major Events

Director of Business Tourism and Major Events, Tracy Halliwell MBE joined London & Partners from Visit London, the capital’s global marketing organisation. At London & Partners, Tracy heads up London’s Convention Bureau, managing the event solutions team and a proactive global sales team focused on attracting discretionary business, cultural & sporting events to the capital. At the same time Tracy works with city stakeholders to develop and build London’s business and major events tourism offering.

In 2013 Tracy was awarded the Eventia Outstanding Achievement honour and named in the Event 100 list of the most influential people in the industry.

Prior to joining London & Partners Tracy had over 20 years’ experience in senior sales and marketing positions in the tourism industry including Vice-President of Sales EMEA for Millennium and Copthorne Hotels, Global Sales Director for Thistle Hotels (then the largest hotel operator in London), Senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing North America for Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, as well as numerous property-based Director of Sales & Marketing roles within London and the UK.

Tracy was awarded an MBE for services to business tourism in 2014.
Jonathan HarmanRoyal Mail MarketReach
Jonathan Harman
Managing Director

Jonathan is Managing Director, Royal Mail MarketReach and a member of the Group Executive Team at Royal Mail Group.

He has worked in Direct Marketing for more than 20 years. Previous roles include Managing Director of Omnicom’s Claydon Heeley, Chief Executive of WPP’s RMG Connect and President, EMEA of Carlson Marketing where he was also a member of the global executive committee. Following Carlson Marketing’s acquisition by Aimia in 2009, Jonathan served as Chief Development Officer, EMEA of the combined company with a remit that included business and corporate development, marketing, knowledge management and proprietary loyalty.

Jonathan is a Council Member for the Advertising Association, an IPA Effectiveness Awards judge and holds non-executive directorships for Advertising Standard Board of Finance and Committee of Advertising Practice.

Jonathan holds a postgraduate diploma in marketing and became a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing in 2004.
Andrew HartHearst
Andrew Hart
SVP, Chief Revenue Officer

Andy is an active leader within industry, sitting on the Advertising Association (AA) Council and on the board of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB). His is also a guest lecturer at the London Business School and derives fulfillment from his ability to drive strategy for the next generation of digital advertisers.

With broad media experience across both agency and media owner roles, Andy has worked across IT, consumer and business publishing. An experienced board director, Andy has been CEO/MD of Associated Newspapers (Digital), Diageo, Ask Jeeves.com, the Sunday Business newspaper and he was Senior VP, EMEA at IDG. Andy also sat on the boards of Associated Newspapers and Northcliffe Newspapers, where he was responsible for building digital businesses including the Mail Online, Jobsite network, PrimeLocation.com, FindaProperty.com and the AND sales network.

With additional interests as an investor in digital businesses, a consultant and a non-executive director to creative and start-up companies, Andy Hart is the consummate Digital Media executive. In his own words: “I love the pace and impact of media and advertising. Having had the privilege of building many great brands and working with so many talented people stands me in good stead to work at the scale only a company like Microsoft can offer”.

Andy has a 16 year old son, Max, and a 7 year old Beagle called Bagel. He’s a passionate Arsenal supporter and has a small, but ever growing, collection of guitars which he plays badly.
Steve HatchFacebook
Steve Hatch
UK Managing Director

In his role as Facebook’s first Managing Director for the UK and Ireland, Steve manages all business operations in the region, with a focus on strengthening relationships with the marketing and business communities.

Since his appointment in March 2014, Steve has driven a fundamental evolution on the platform, namely the explosion of video consumption, and the commercialization of Instagram.

Steve is passionate in leading a creative renaissance to mirror the technological revolution. In 2015, Steve launched Facebook’s Creative Talks Series in partnership with Soho House, alongside President of Island Records, Darcus Beese.

Prior to joining Facebook in 2014, Steve worked in Y&R;, Omnicom and WPP where he spent 15 years, with his final role as CEO of MEC.

In December 2015, Steve joined the board of Trinity Mirror PLC as a non-executive director.

Steve’s co-authored 'Rigorous Magic’ was published in 2007. Steve lives with his wife Sophie and their two children and, when time allows, follows his passions of movies, running, yoga and cooking. He would like to be a chef but isn’t good enough.
Mark HoweGoogle
Mark Howe
Managing Director North & Central Europe

After 20 years selling television Mark took a leap into the unknown & 8 years ago joined Google to be the Media Sales leadership face in the UK.

He sits on the Council of the AA, the boards of ASBOF, the IAB, & the AA’s Front Foot, is a Trustee of NABS & a member of the IMLG of the Princes Trust.

Not content with the challenges of Google, in his spare time Mark likes a sprint triathlon & a challenging open water swim.

Mark’s biggest challenge remains ensuring Google builds lasting & trusted relationships with its customers.

Tim LefroyAdvertising Association
Tim Lefroy

Tim leads the Advertising Association – the single voice for the diverse interests of the UK marketing communications sector. The AA unites advertisers, agencies and media owners to promote the role, rights and responsibilities of advertising. Its goal is that advertising should enjoy responsibility from practitioners, restraint from regulators and recognition as a positive contributor to society, the economy and individuals.

Starting as a commercial apprentice Tim had senior marketing roles with Cadbury and Gillette before moving into advertising. He was a director at McCann Erickson and CEO successively of Yellowhammer and Young & Rubicam, before setting up Radical, the change management consultancy. He joined the Advertising Association in May 2009.

He is a trustee of Riverside Studios and an adviser to companies and chief executives on strategy and change.
Nico LutkinsLinkedIn
Nico Lutkins
Director of Marketing EMEA

With more than 15 years’ B2B marketing experience, Nico is the Director of Marketing, EMEA ? for LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions business. In this capacity?,? she is responsible for helping drive the growth of LinkedIn’s Marketing S?olutions business across the EMEA region, helping marketers and agencies identify, target and engage with the world’s most influential professionals.

Prior to joining LinkedIn, Nico was Global Director of Enterprise Marketing and Customer Advocacy at Trustpilot, the leading online review-driven community that builds relationships between consumers and businesses. Nico has also held senior roles at Dell, Global 360 (now OpenText Corporation), and Intralinks. A dual US / Austrian citizen who has lived in the UK for the past 10 years, Nico brings a global perspective to everything she does, and a passion for helping businesses understand, engage and delight their customers.
David MansfieldThe Drive Partnership
David Mansfield
Director/ Partner

David is a founder and partner in The Drive Partnership, a consultancy specialising in helping organisations improve commercial performance.

He is an investor and advisor to a number of early stage companies.

David is non-executive chairman of RAJAR Ltd, 1801 Group Ltd, LoveliveTV Ltd and HelloU Ltd.

He previously held non executive directorships at Ingenious Media Plc, Music Festivals Plc, Carphone Warehouse Plc and Game Group Plc.

He was, from 1997 to 2005, the chief executive of Capital Radio Plc. Following Capital's merger with GWR he was CEO of GCap Media and prior to joining Capital held senior positions at Thames Television Plc and Scottish Television Plc.

He is a Visiting Fellow of the University of Oxford, a Fellow of the Radio Academy and a member of The London Business School Enterprise 100 Club.
Chris Maples
Chris Maples

Advertising's Mr. Big

Chris Maples joined Spotify in 2011 as UK Managing Director where he was responsible for building out the sales and marketing teams and was a key driver for Spotify's growth in Europe.

Before that Chris was Commercial Director for Microsoft Advertising and responsible for all display, network, search ad serving and analytics business in the UK. He has also worked at Shopzilla, Maiden Outdoor, Bauer Media, Flextech and Channel 4, and started his career building ITV's first sales house, TSMS.

These days Chris is a consultant to multiple businesses in the sector, a curious observer of what is happening in the world digitally, and a glowing beacon to those that are finding it difficult to navigate. He's particularly good at this since he's 6'8".
Erin (Mack) McKelveySalientMG
Erin (Mack) McKelvey

Erin (Mack) McKelvey, Managing Partner/CEO of SalientMG, serves as senior marketing counsel for technology companies and brands at various stages of growth. Over her 18-year career in mobile and digital, Mack has led transformative B2B and B2C company growth initiatives to accelerate revenue and create market differentiation for publicly traded and privately held companies.

Prior to founding SalientMG, Mack was the Senior Vice President, Marketing, at Millennial Media; where she led the company’s global corporate and product marketing, industry relations and communications; from the company’s start-up stage through its successful 2012 IPO. Before Millennial Media, Mack held senior roles at SIRIUS XM Radio, VeriSign, British Telecom (BT Ignite), and 2nd Century Communications. She also held senior tech communication roles at Edelman and Alexander Communications (now part of Ogilvy PR).

Mack is a frequent advertising and tech industry speaker, conference advisor, and awards judge. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for Advertising Week Europe and Advertising Week New York; the Board of Directors for the Marketers Choice Awards (Industry Index). She is a member of the Advertising Women of NY (AWNY) and she previously served on the North American Board of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and the Mobile Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).

Mack teamed with Business Insider to create the 2014 list of Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising; in both 2013 and 2012, Mack was named one of the Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising, by Business Insider. In 2012, Mack received the Silver Medal Award for outstanding contribution to the advertising industry, by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). In 2010, she was listed on the inaugural Mobile Women to Watch, by Mobile Marketer; and she was a contributing author of Mobile Marketing for Dummies.

Mack lives in the DC area with her husband, a government contracts consulting executive and a former U.S. Reconnaissance Marine, with 2nd Recon Bn. They have two daughters, support numerous charitable organizations including the American Cancer Society, Susan G Komen, St. Jude, ALS Foundation, Marine Reconnaissance Foundation, Silent Warriors Scholarship Fund, Warrior Dog Foundation, Heroes for Hire, and AMVETS; and are early stage investors.
Helen McRaeMindshare
Helen McRae

Helen has been newly appointed to the role of UK CEO. She will combine her UK CEO role with her role as Chair of Mindshare Western Europe, representing Europe on the GroupM Europe board. She came to Mindshare in 2004 to lead the global Unilever account, before assuming joint responsibility for Mindshare EMEA. She has worked on every continent bar Antarctica and has an equally diverse career background covering banking, education, logistics, and of course, media. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in the US but still holds her Aussie passport dear to her heart.
Marc MendozaPosterscope
Marc Mendoza
Vice Chairman

Appointed to Vice Chairman of Posterscope in 2013, Marc brings more than 30 years’ experience in the media business to his role at Posterscope, the leading global out-of-home communications agency.

As the former chairman and chief executive of Havas Media, Marc brings extensive experience in communications strategy, media planning and buying to his position at Posterscope. He is actively involved in all aspects of Posterscope’s structure, product and talent development and, as the second ever honorary male member of WACL (Women in Advertising & Communications London), is committed to getting more women into senior leadership positions.

As well as his role as vice chairman of Posterscope, Marc is non-executive chairman of VCCP Media, non-executive director at Admedia and director at Outdoor Plus and Let’s Go Crazy Holdings. He is also a patron of industry charity, The National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS), plus a trustee of the Pepper Foundation, a home nursing charity for life-limited children and young people living in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Nikki MendoncaOMD
Nikki Mendonca
President of Europe

Nikki Mendonça is the EMEA President of OMD, the largest and most awarded marketing communications company in the world. She presides over 5,000+ employees, across 80+ offices in 63 markets, and oversees $19 billion in marketing communications investment from leading world class companies including McDonald's, PepsiCo, Estee Lauder, Liberty Global and Walt Disney.

Since joining Omnicom in 2002, in addition to rolling out the PHD network across the region from 2005-07, Nikki has grown OMD EMEA’s billings by over 200%, driven consistent year-on-year growth despite the financial crisis of 2008- 2012, and has been a key player in orchestrating some of the world’s largest client consolidations (Renault Nissan, Estee Lauder, Walt Disney and Liberty Global).

Under Nikki’s leadership, OMD has won numerous prestigious accolades, including being named the ‘most creative agency in the world’ for nine years running by Gunn Report for Media, taking the title of M&M; Global’s Agency Network of the Year and the inaugural IPA Effectiveness Network of the Year in 2014, as well as most recently being awarded AdWeek’s and Festival of Media’s Global Agency Network of the Year in 2015. As part of the Global Executive Committee, Nikki has played an instrumental role in the development and roll-out of OMD’s game-changing operating system, VISION. A data-driven platform that drives a more collaborative, integrated way of working in creating marketing solutions for clients.

Prior to joining OMD EMEA, Nikki ran the Strategic Marketing Division at Capital Radio Plc, responsible for the commercial research and marketing of all 19 radio stations owned by the group, helping to drive an annual turnover of $190m. Previous to that she worked at Leo Burnett UK running the $150m+ media divisions of Procter & Gamble, Kellogg's and Grand Met, and at CIA Media Network trading TV airtime for Kraft and Wrigley’s.

Nikki is a fierce champion of a mobile first approach to marketing communications and sits on various industry boards including Advertising Week Europe which attracts over 25,000 delegates to London each year and IAB Europe which promotes the standardisation and measurement of digital advertising practices across markets.
Jon O'DonnellESI Media
Jon O'Donnell
Group Commercial Director

Jon has a healthy history in print starting out with a successful newspaper round in the mid 1980's. Keen for this love affair to continue Jon's natural next step (post university) was to embark upon a career selling Classified ad space for The Guardian in Manchester. Following a brief spell at The Express Jon then spent 10 years with the Mail on Sunday taking on a variety of roles across the portfolio rising to the position of Head of Newspaper Trading. In 2008 Jon left to join the London Evening Standard and became part of the exciting team that was to change the face of Londons' newspaper landscape, following the acquisition of the title by the Lebedevs. Jon became Advertisement Director in September 2009, and was responsible for creating and delivering the commercial strategy for both taking the newspaper free and then subsequently growing the circulation to 700,000. This made the London Evening Standard the largest quality daily in the UK. Shortly afterwards the Lebedevs acquired the Independent brands and Jon became Group Commercial Director across all titles for print and digital. Most recently the company has rebranded as ESI Media to offer clients a more holistic opportunity across all platforms within the portfolio, which will soon include TV with the launch of ESTV in 2014. When his nose is not buried in Newsbrands Jon can be found swimming, biking and running his way around any number of triathlons home and away. Jon is the lucky husband to wife Jacque, who also works in the media Industry (Advertisement Director of The Radio Times), and doting father to daughter Daisy.
Rufus OlinsNewsworks
Rufus Olins
Chief Executive

He was previously Chief Executive of WARC and Managing Director of Haymarket Brand Media. A former journalist, he started on Campaign, re-launched and edited Management Today and covered business and media for seven years on the Sunday Times.
David PemselThe Guardian
David Pemsel
Deputy Chief Executive

David has worked in many senior roles within advertising and marketing for the past 20 years. He was Head of Marketing Communications at Hutchinson Telecom, before going on to become one of Ogilvy and Mather’s youngest Account Directors.

In his next role at the fledgling St Lukes, he helped to build it into a top 10 UK agency and win agency of the year in 1997. He was then headhunted by Elizabeth Murdoch to launch Shine Entertainment in 2000.

He joined ITV in 2005 as Marketing Director, and became Group Marketing Director in 2007. He was promoted onto the ITV PLC Executive Committee in 2009.

David joined Guardian News and Media in 2010, and became Chief Commercial Officer, taking on responsibility for all revenues, marketing and insight. In December 2013 he was made Deputy Chief Executive, to lead on all GNM commercial operations across the globe.

He is a member of the IPA Client Council, a fellow of the Marketing Society, Council member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain, and a Voting Member of BAFTA.
Noel PenzerTime Out
Guy PhillipsonIAB UK
Guy Phillipson

Guy’s tenure at the Internet Advertising Bureau UK (IAB) has spanned the explosive growth of digital media. Guy joined the IAB in 2005 when investment in digital advertising represented only 7.8% of the UK’s ad marketplace. In 2012, digital ad spend represented 31% of ad investment in the UK, totalling £5.4 billion.

Under Guy’s leadership, the IAB has grown with the industry it serves, now comprising over 900 diverse corporate members representing the UK’s digital ecosystem-- from start-up companies to the most established players in the industry.

Guy represents the IAB and the digital ad sector on the boards of the Advertising Association, the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC), IAB Europe and the UK Online Measurement Company (UKOM). Guy is also on the Advisory Board for Imperial College’s Marketing Strategy MSc, a Fellow of the RSA and a Business Leader of the Marketing Society.

Prior to focussing on digital media at the IAB, Guy gained broad media experience as Head of Advertising at Vodafone UK and in other marketing roles at The Marketing Store, Barclays Bank and The Granada Group.

A man of eclectic interests-- from jazz to theatre, from horses to birds-- Guy divides his time between Oxfordshire and the Isle of Wight, with his wife, Rebecca. They have two children, Susannah and Jasmine.
Katharine PlunkettCentaur Media Plc
Katharine Plunkett
Managing Director

Katharine serves as Managing Director of Centaur Media’s marketing and creative portfolio of businesses. The award-winning portfolio consists of publishing brands Marketing Week, Creative Review and Design Week, The Festival of Marketing, Econsultancy and The Profile Group.

Katharine joined Centaur Media in 2012 as the company’s Publishing Director, where she oversaw both editorial and commercial teams for celebrity B2B titles Entertainment News and Red Pages and fashion industry resource, Fashion and Beauty Monitor.

In 2013 Katharine led the team that launched Entertainment News and Red Pages into Celebrity Intelligence. The product won Digital Innovation of the Year 2014 at the prestigious PPA Awards for its excellence in serving the media and communications industry.

In 2014 the team launched leading UK industry tool Fashion and Beauty Monitor into the US market, and in 2015 added an influencer intelligence tool; the very first of its kind for the fashion and beauty industries.

Katharine has worked in B2B for almost 20 years, and has extensive commercial and operational experience in all areas of media and across multiple market sectors and geographies.
Kate RobertsonOne Young World
Kate Robertson

Sophie RobinsonMETRO
Sophie Robinson
Creative Director

Sophie joined the Metro commercial team in 2001 as a Trader and has been with the company ever since. Her capacity for creative ideas meant that Sophie soon made the switch to the planning side and after a number of very successful years as Planning Director she currently functions as the newspaper’s first Creative Director.

She recently set up Metro Story, an internal unit that brings together planning, production, insight and design functions in an attempt to deliver winning creative solutions for clients. Metro Story also oversees trade and consumer marketing for Metro itself.

Sophie’s career in media began in Scotland where her roles included receptionist, buyer and head of sponsorship for the Advertising and Design Awards in Edinburgh and Manchester.

A proud northerner, Sophie loves nothing more than getting back to her roots and enjoying time by the sea.
Seth RoginMashable
Seth Rogin
Chief Revenue Officer

Seth Rogin is Chief Revenue Officer, driving the rapid growth of a diverse revenue portfolio. Seth is responsible for advertising sales, branded content and monetization of new products. Seth joined Mashable in June 2013. Mashable’s audience of 25 million monthly unique visitors is highly active in social media, tweeting a Mashable story more than once every second.

Previously, Seth worked for The New York Times for the past 13 years in various positions, as Vice President of Advertising from 2006 until 2013. Most recently, he led the sales operations for the fast-growing mobile and tablet offerings. Seth was also responsible for the sales and business operations of The New York Times Magazine and T, The New York Times Style Magazine, including the creation and highly successful launch of the first website for T. For several years, he also oversaw the relaunch, sales, and operations of The New York Times Travel Show, an annual event drawing an in–person global audience of more than 20,000 people, along with social media interactions and major media coverage from around the world. His career is a record of digital firsts and resilient multi-platform brand growth.

Seth has served for three years on the Executive Committee of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women New York annual event and will be honored as their first male "Luminary" in 2014. Seth was recently named to the Board of Directors of the Ad Council. He also served for four years on the Education Foundation for the Fashion Industries, benefiting the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Seb RoyceFreuds
Seb Royce
Chief Creative Officer

Seb began his advertising career at Ogilvy as a copywriter working across accounts including Ford, Lucozade, the Samaritans and the Observer. In 1999 he joined a small digital advertising agency called glue where, as their Creative Director, he helped build it into one of the most respected Digital agencies in the business, winning a raft of awards along the way including 15 Cannes Lions, six One-Show Pencils, nine Eurobest and numerous Campaign Digital Awards. Seb is a regular speaker at industry events and has sat on many awards juries, amongst them Cannes Lions, One Show, London International Awards, Clios and D&AD.;
Karen StaceyDigital Cinema Media
Karen Stacey

"Karen Stacey joined Digital Cinema Media (DCM) in January 2015 as CEO, with a view to continue the transformation of cinema’s role in the modern media mix, advocating recent technological developments and the big screen’s everlasting ability to captivate audiences through its unique immersive and dynamic environment.

The market leader in UK cinema advertising, DCM provides 2,929 screens at 455 sites for advertisers and sells 80% of the cinema advertising market through exhibitors including ODEON, Cineworld, Vue, Picturehouse and many independent cinemas.

Prior to DCM, Karen worked in the media industry for over 25 years, holding senior positions at Bauer Media UK and Channel 4, working across all platforms including TV, radio, magazines and digital.

Karen is also a member of the Marketing Society and The Solus Club, which only opened its doors to women in 2013. Karen is a huge film lover and a fan of most sports, despite preferring to watch rather than taking part! Karen lives with her husband and 10 year old daughter in London.
Rupert StainesRadiumOne
Rupert Staines
Managing Director, EMEA

Formerly a Senior Vice President with Specific Media Inc., Rupert joined Europe's premium behavioural ad network in late 2005 to lead the expansion into Europe. His Online Advertising experience goes back to 1998, when he opened Valueclick Inc. (NQ: VCLK) in London, Paris, Munich, and Madrid and ran the European operations through the company's successful IPO in 2000. His business knowledge and experience extends to International Operations, Digital, Intellectual Property and Brand Management with Specific Media, Hasbro Inc., Valueclick Inc., Associated Newspapers and BMW AG.

Passionate about ideas and structure for business strategies that meet the challenges of the digital age, his mission is to persuasively articulate and demystify the complexity of digital and to help marketers understand the future issues relating to the strategic use of Data in creating the new 'Engagement' dynamic between consumer and commerce to drive an increase in customers for businesses.

Rupert holds a BA Hons in German & Management Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London.
Phil StokesPwC
Phil Stokes
Partner, UK Entertainment & Media Leader

Phil leads PwC’s Telecoms, Media and Technology practice across Europe and the firm’s dedicated Entertainment and Media subsector.

An assurance partner by trade, he regularly leads strategic workshops with boards across the FTSE350 and at privately owned and private equity backed groups. He is on the editorial panel of PwC’s annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook publication which forecasts advertising and consumer spending trends across E&M; sectors for each following five year period.

He works across a wide range of media industry specialisms including magazine and newspaper publishing, television and film production, television and radio broadcasting, cinemas, music, sports, event management, conferences, advertising and market research.

Phil also led PwC’s global Digital Transformation group for two years, launched the ground-breaking www.worldinbeta.com programme and continues to work in assessing and advising on the impact of technology change on business models across all industries and for governments.
Matt Teeman
Matt Teeman
Duncan TickellImmediate Media Co.
Duncan Tickell
MD, Advertising & International

Duncan is Commercial Director at Immediate Media Co the UK's leading special interest content and platform company. Duncan has extensive leadership experience in digital, print and mobile media and has held, board level, commercial and publishing roles at Dennis Publishing, VNU and Incisive Media before taking on his current role. Duncan has strategic responsibility for digital print and mobile advertising, content marketing, international licensing and business development of the Immediate Media group.
Lisa TookeyJamie Oliver Ltd.
Lisa Tookey
Commercial Director

Lisa leads the commercial team for Jamie Oliver Media. If your brand shares the same head-space as Jamie Oliver, Lisa's mission is to help you create compelling commercial partnerships. Her twenty years’ experience leading award-winning teams on world-famous magazine & digital brands, her infectious enthusiasm and her insightful approach means you'll find working with her and her team as rewarding as it is effective. A not-so-secret passion for turning the produce from her South London allotment into delicious meals for her three children helped Lisa make the leap from fashion magazines like Grazia and Red into food with the Jamie Oliver brands.
Rupert TurnbullTime Inc.
Rupert Turnbull
Group International Publisher

Rupert has more than 15 years experience working on magazine brands including HELLO!, Men’s Health, Condé Nast Traveller, House & Garden and GQ. He has been the Publisher at Wired since 2010 and has overseen its growth from print magazine to multiplatform brand, with a digital portfolio, several annual conferences, a weekly podcast and a consulting business.

In Rupert's current role at TIME Inc, he oversees the TIME and Fortune brands internationally - outside the US.

Rupert frequently talks at industry conferences on the future of magazines.
Greg WithamIBT Media
Greg Witham

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