Head of Communications and PR
Publicis Group

Nick is one of the most progressive and versatile creative leaders. He drives a unified creative vision, while fostering dynamic and diverse cultures, across all of Publicis Groupe’s creative brands. Nick is responsible for leading Publicis Groupe’s creative vision and is a member of the executive committee.

Previously, Nick led R/GA’s strategic and creative vision, working with clients including Nike, Samsung, Johnson & Johnson, and Google. Nick helped build R/GA from a 100-person web design agency, to 2,000 people across 18 offices, with a world-class reputation.

During his tenure, R/GA was awarded five Cannes Lion Grand Prix, one D&AD black pencil, 20 AICP show entries in MOMA’s permanent collection, one Emmy, and a number of AOTY titles, including Adweek’s Digital Agency of the Decade.

Nick’s career spans 30 years and four continents. He has twice been named in Creativity 50, a list of the world’s most influential creative people.

Judging panel

Lizzie Dewhurst

Head of Communications and PR
Publicis Group

Martin Loraine

Deputy ECD

Steve Jones

Deputy ECD

Laura Jordan-Bambach

Chief Creative Officer
Mr President

Helen Bazuaye

Global Editor-in-Chief
August Media

Mick Mahoney

Partner & CCO
Soon to be announced

Nishma Robb

Marketing Director

Matt Finch

Creative Director

Frederico Roberto

EMEA Senior Creative Director

Helen Bazuaye

Global Editor-in-Chief
August Media

Karina Wilsher

Partner, Global COO

Elizabeth Valleau

Global Creative Strategist, AR Specialist
Facebook London

Laurence Thomson

Co President & CCO
McCann London

Robert Doubal

Co-President and ECD 
McCann London

Vicki Maguire

chief creative officer
Grey London

Bilge Ciftci

Brand Director
Vodafone UK

David Wheldon


Jo Wallace

Creative Director
J. Walter Thompson London

Maya Bogle


Richard Denney

Executive Creative Director
St Luke's