co-founder & head of talent
The Elephant Room

Shanice is from Birmingham and is the co-founder of The Elephant Room. The Elephant Room is a new creative company and they are taking a new approach as to how they work within the advertising industry. Shanice has previously assisted on supporting brands such as Adidas and Britvic to find talent for global commercials whilst very early in her career. She was the face of the official U.K campaign by Linkedin in 2018. She has a real passion to be a voice and a relatable representation of what she hopes the industry can become in the near future. She is former Brand Manager for GUAP magazine and has a platform called Girls, Lets talk. 

Judging panel

Dino Myers-Lamptey

The Barber Shop

Jill Byrne

head of marketing
Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive

Asad Dhunna

The Unmistakables

Katie Lee

chief executive officer
Lucky Generals

Rumble Romagnoli

founder & chief executive officer

Dion McKenzie


Margaret Johnson

group chief executive officer
Leagas Delaney

Rabeth Khan

chief executive officer

Oriel Davis-Lyons

creative director

Pip Hulbert

chief executive officer
Wunderman Thompson

Patou Nuytemans

chief executive, MENA

Olivia Clarkson

managing director

Gellan Watt

creative director, global brand & growth strategy
Gellan Watt & Associates

Kate Rowlinson

chief executive officer
MediaCom UK

Shanice Mears

co-founder & head of talent
The Elephant Room

Ian Armstrong

Topaz One

Esther (E.T) Franklin

president, global strategy
Spark Foundry