Founder/CEO
Harbour Collective

Paul spent the first years of his working life at Saatchi’s in London, from Graduate Trainee to Executive Board member. In 1993 he moved to the then nascent Lowe New York and after four years returned to London to be MD of Lowe Howard-Spink. After the global merger of Lowe and Ammirati Puris Lintas he became CEO of Lowe Lintas London; the agency won Campaign’s and AdAge’s European Agency of the Year in 2000.

In 2001, Paul moved back to New York to be CEO of Lowe North America. In 2004 and returned to London to be Chairman and CEO of DDB London but left in early 2006 to be a founding partner of The Red Brick Road. Following an MBO of the agency in December 2012, Paul ran EDC in 2013/14 as UK CEO, overseeing Dare, Elvis, Citizen PR and Identica before moving to run Cheil's UK operations. In June 2017 Paul launched Harbour, a collective of independent, specialist marcoms agencies working together in their and their clients' shared interests. 

Judging panel

Amelia Torode - Chair of Panel

Founder
The Fawnbrake Collective

Liz Wilson

Chief Operating Officer
Karmarama

Tim Bonnet

President
The Unlimited Group

Ash Tailor

Global Brand Director
Britvic

Ali Hanan

Founder
Creative Equals

Andrew McGuinness

CEO 
Ellipsis

Ant Hill

Head of Creative Agencies
Google UK Ltd.

Gaele Lalahy

Head of Brand Communications
Panasonic UK & Ireland

Peter Reid

Chief Executive Officer
MSQ Partners

Tim Hussain

Managing Principal
Ebiquity plc

Caireen Wackett

Managing Director
Portas

Paul Wright

CEO
iotec

Joby Russell

CMO
Purplebricks

Claire Humphris

CMO
iris Worldwide

James Gill

Director of Agency and Channel sales EMEA
LinkedIn

Sandra McDill

Global Digital Media
GSK

Steve Antoniewicz

Head of Consulting
The Drum

Lisa Jeden

Global Head of Brand PR & Corporate Communications
Bacardi

Debbie Morrison

Director of Consultancy & Best Practice
ISBA

Ben Moutrie

Founder
The Midnight Club

Paul Hammersley

Founder/CEO
Harbour Collective

Debarshi Pandit

Head of Multicultural Business / Special Projects
Sky