Interviews

Navigating the post-brand purpose world

Tag Warner, CEO of GAY TIMES on industry ageism, funding minority voices and the importance of recognising your privilege.

By Izzy Ashton

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“If we did more listening, I think we’d live in a much more understanding and tolerant world”

Omar DaCosta-Shahid, Founder and Director at Muslim Influencer Network on bringing out the best in talent, the importance of listening and why you shouldn’t become an influencer.

By Izzy Ashton

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“There are no experts because no one’s done this before”

Carly Avener, Managing Director at Leo Burnett on over communicating, creating space for difficult conversations and fighting cabin fever.

By Izzy Ashton

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“A good idea never comes at a desk”

Eli Vasiliou, Associate Creative Director at Iris on the importance of creative outlets outside of work, brand integrity and the democratisation of flexible working.

By Izzy Ashton

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Why the time is now for food waste’s ‘plastic’ moment

Tessa Clarke, CEO & Co-Founder of food sharing app OLIO on behavioural change, local renaissance and the power of collaboration.

By Izzy Ashton

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“The very act of having ideas is defiant”

Mark Pollard, Strategy CEO at Mighty Jungle on writing and busting the myths surrounding resilience, freelancing and imposter syndrome.

By Nicola Kemp

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“Consumers now expect the brands they support to be as committed to their mission as they are to their actual products”

Tom Szaky, CEO & Founder of TerraCycle and Loop on the move to a zero-waste lifestyle, shifting consumer expectations and the importance of keeping recycling front of mind.

By Izzy Ashton

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Lisa Lugo, Vice President of Marketing Solutions, Live Nation UK

The music industry has been at the sharp end of the coronavirus crisis, but collaboration and creativity remain top of the agenda.

By Nicola Kemp

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“Normal was a bit shit for a lot of people”

To mark Conscious Advertising Month, Jake Dubbins, Co-Founder of Conscious Advertising Network, explains why now is the time for an industry reset.

By Nicola Kemp

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“You have to know the rules to break the rules”

Trevor Robinson OBE, Founder and Creative Director at Quiet Storm on the latest iteration of Create Not Hate, the importance of stubbornness and creating ads that make him laugh.

By Izzy Ashton

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“I think we are too tolerant of inaction”

Jo Arden, Chief Strategy Officer at Publicis•Poke on workplace culture, behavioural change and why we as an industry need to get more vocal, urgent and radical.

By Izzy Ashton

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“We’ve changed the rhythm of the agency quite significantly”

Emily Winterbourne, Managing Director at Impero on strength in agility, brands behaving differently and the importance of prioritising flexible working.

By Izzy Ashton

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“We have got louder and are doing more”: How Beavertown pivoted to see exponential growth under lockdown

Beavertown’s Founder Logan Plant and Marketing Director Tom Rainsford share how the brand has chosen to pivot and look for the positives to drive growth in lockdown.

By Izzy Ashton

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“I feel like there could be the beginnings of a really great creative renaissance”

Laura Jordan Bambach has recently taken over one of the most high-profile roles in UK advertising. The CCO of Grey London makes the case for the power of creativity.

By Izzy Ashton

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Amy Williams, Founder, Good-Loop

The founder of the ethical advertising platform Good-Loop is a trailblazer for a new era of conscious consumption.

By Izzy Ashton

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