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About Creative Equals


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About Creative Equals


 

WHAT HAVE WE DONE (So FAR)?

Training creatives up the ladder:
1,200 creatives trained with our 'Be Awesome Night School' 
120 future leaders inspired with our #FutureLeaders conference
50 women on our #FutureLeaders programme with Creative Social

Supporting talent facing financial challenges: 
3 Creative Equals Intern Bursaries given away with D&AD New Blood

Providing paths back:
1 returner back to work, 20 more on the way with our partner programme with Back2Businesship

Work across the creative industry: 
Organised jury line-ups for Creative Circle, DMAs, Effies, Big Bang and more
Created the first Shadow Jury (for BIMA, now in its second year)
Curated speakers for many events
Launched the Recruitment Equality Standard for recruiters
Launched the Creative & Media Equality Standard, a D&I accreditation, rating and road map for businesses
Created awareness with research, campaigns and press
Worked across businesses to drive lasting change from the top down and the bottom up
 

IN TERMS OF GENDER, WITHOUT SENIOR FEMALE LEADERS, JUNIORS SAY:

88% 

of young female creatives say they lack role models.

60%

don’t feel they can stay in the industry with a family.

50%

of juniors are already considering leaving the industry

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Who supports us


Who supports us


Duan Evans
Chief Creative Officer, AKQA

Tracy De Groose
Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network

Kat Gordon
3% Conference founder

James Temple
Chief Creative Officer, R/GA

Suki Thompson
Managing Partner, Oystercatchers

Michael Tomes
Founder, CreativePool

James Temple
Chief Creative Officer, R/GA

Kerry Robinson
CD, AKQA

Candace Kuss, 
Creative Strategist, Hill + Knowlton Strategies.

Bridget Beale, 
MD of British Interactive Media Association (BIMA)

Vicki Maguire
ECD, Grey London

Nancy Rowe, 
Head of Insights, Razorfish

Dan Harvey
Chief Content Officer, Zone

Jason Fletcher and Marcus Illes, Executive Creative Directors, Publicis Chemistry

Helen Fuchs, 
Executive Creative Director, DigitasLBi

Phil Thomas
CEO, Cannes Lion Festival

Julie Seal
Creative Strategist, Facebook

Steve Hatch 
CEO Facebook EMEA

Michael Islip
CEO, DigitasLBi 

John O'Keeffe 
WPP, Global Chief Creative Officer

Rosie Arnold, 
Creative partner, AMVBBDO

Mark Runacus
Planner and Co-owner Karmarama

Ian Pearman, 
Chief Executive Officer, AMVBBDO

Richard Robinson
Managing partner, Oystercatchers

Nicky Bullard, 
MRM Meteorite, Chief Creative Officer and Chairman

Dan Shute, 
Managing Partner, Creature of London

Kat Hahn
Creative strategist, Facebook

Pip Jamieson 
Founder, The Dots

Simon White
Founder, Formation London

Daniele Fiandaca
Co-founder, Creative Social, Token Man

Simon Gill
Chief Creative Officer, Isobar

Ian Haworth
EMEA ECD, Wunderman

Nick Turner 
Chief Creative Officer, Razorfish/Sapient Nitro

Dave Buonaguidi
Chief Creative Officer, Crispin Porter + Boguski

Stu Outhwaite
Managing Partner, Creature of London

Victoria Buchanan
Executive Creative Director, TribalDDB London

Cindy Gallop, 
Ex-BBH Chairman, founder of IfWeRanTheWorld

Laura Jordan-Bambach
Creative partner, Mr President, Founding partner, SheSays, ex-D&AD president

Simon Richings
Creative partner, Analog Folk

Caitlin Ryan
Executive Creative Director, Cheil, WACL representative

Emma Perkins
Executive Creative Director, MullenLowe Open

Jeremy Green 
CEO, Creative Circle

Karin Onsanger-Birch
Chief Creative Officer, FCB Inferno
 

Diana Janicki
Executive Creative Director, TBWA-PW

Paul Drake
Foundation Director, D&AD

Eloise Smith
Executive Creative Director, MullenLowe Profero

Elyssa Phillips
Chief of Staff, FCB Global

Ete Davies, Managing Director AnalogFolk

Emma De La Fosse
Group Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Group

Tom Knox 
Chief Executive Officer, MullenLowe, IPA President

Andy Fowler
Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Brothers and Sisters

Natalie Graeme 
Ex-MD, GreyLondon

Matt Desmier, 
Founder of Silicon Beach, Wise Old Uncle

Julian Hirst, 
Client Services Partner, Tribal DDB

Cilla Snowball, Chair, AMVBBDO

Wayne Deakin, ECD, AKQA

Kerry Glazer,
CEO, AAR 

Becky McOwen-Banks
Creative Director, FCB Inferno, 2015 CE partner

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Team


Team


founder
& ceO and TEAM

Ali Hanan, CEO & Founder

Roxanne Hobbs, executive coach and D&I specialist

Harriet Minter, ex-editor The Guardian's 'Women in Leadership'

Ozoda Muminova, data consultant

Elly Geyde, user experience and design consultant

 

 

 

Advisory
Board

Laura Jordan-Bambach,
Kat Hahn, Cheyney Robinson,
Nicky Bullard, Dave Buonaguidi, Helen Fuchs, Caitlin Ryan (WACL partner), Candace Kuss,
Dan Harvey, Pip Jamieson, Simon Richings,
Ete Davies, Natalie Graeme,
Richard Robinson, Leo Rayman, Victoria Buchanan, Daniele Fiandaca, Ian Crocombe

 

SOCIAL
Team

Tash Thomas and Cara Dawson
 

FINANCE Team

To join our the Creative Equality Standard, get in touch with ali@creativeequals.org

For finance or admin queries, get in touch with kat@creativeequals.org

 

 

 

NIGHT SCHOOL
Team

Harriet Minter, Rebecca Mackenzie, Laura Bartlett, Roxanne Hobbs, Vikki Ross, Emma Scott-Robinson... If you'd like to provide training at the 'Be Awesome Night School', get in touch. Katie Hicklin and Tilly Small, of Oystercatchers is the school's current managers.   

Volunteers always welcome.