creative business growth partner & co-founder
OurAgencyValue

At OurAgencyValue, Davis works with agencies to help them build rewarding relationships with their clients and incremental value into their businesses as part of a longer-term exit strategy.  She has 20+ years in the industry across global networks, start-ups, boutique creative agencies and digital transformation consultancies.  At Publicis Sapient, she was responsible for a portfolio of high profile client engagements and led a team of 70, ensuring they worked effectively together to deliver great work and healthy margins.  Davis also led the charge on defining agency futures, to ensure agencies remain relevant and meet the ever-changing needs of clients and their consumers. 

Davis chairs the Drum’s South West agency community, and has always been involved in initiatives that support women in the creative and tech industries flourish in leadership roles.  She also runs programmes including LeadershipiD, helping individuals and teams reach their full potential.

Why I am judging these awards

The Drum Agency Business Awards are the perfect opportunity for agencies to demonstrate their ability to run a successful business, not just deliver great work. I’m thrilled to be part of the judging panel.

Judging panel

Sean Redfearn

managing director
Red-Fern Media Limited

Chris Kemp

founder & ceo
Ingenuity

Jenny Kitchen

managing director
Yoyo Design

Paul Stephen

ceo
Sagittarius

Mette Davis

creative business growth partner & co-founder
OurAgencyValue

Laurent Maguire

founder & ceo
Kyan

Ben Rudman

chief operating officer
Be Heard

Charles Southey

founder & ceo
Forge

Mark Panay

founder
Simpleweb

Camilla Honey

managing director
JFDI

Shaun Meadows

partner
SI Partners Global

Dan Saxby

founder
The Elephant Room

John Rudaizky - Chair of the judges

partner, global brand and marketing
EY

Graham Kemp

director
Marketing Agencies Action Group

Katie Traxton

managing partner
WeAreFearless

Mark Fitzsimmons

managing director
Xigen

Becky Simms

founder & ceo
Reflect Digital

Niki Hunter

managing director and head of client partnerships
Splendid Communications

Rebecca Brennan

managing director
Cubo

Ian Millner

global ceo & co-founder
Iris

Jamie Matthews

ceo
Initial

Michael Murphy

senior partner
Michael Murphy & ltd

Tarek Nseir

chief executive and co-founder
TH_NK

Beth Pope

founder & brand partner
Firehaus

Andrew Roberts

co-founder and managing director
Gravity Thinking/Vivaldi

Tim Bourne

ceo
Exposure

Peter Pedersen

senior principal consultant
Equanimity

Nicky Unsworth

ceo
BJL Group

James Connelly

investor & advisor
Whalar

Debarshi Pandit

head of multicultural business / special projects
Sky

Ali Hanan

founder & ceo
Creative Equals

Gavin Sheppard

chief marketing officer
Smart Energy GB

Kitty Poole

marketing director
Doddle

Iain Jacob

ceo, chair, ned & investor
LoopMe

Debbie Morrison

managing director - global partnerships & events
Ebiquity

Sera Miller

co-founder
Fawnbrake

Federica Bowman

managing director, digital
FirmDecisions

Phil Smith

director general
ISBA