eurobest announces 2019 Jury Presidents, bringing expertise from across the European creative industry to the Awards

7 October 2019

eurobest, the leading Awards for benchmarking European creativity and effectiveness, has announced the 2019 Jury Presidents who will lead this year’s juries. 

The 12 Presidents, 42% of whom are women, are dedicated experts selected from across the European creativity industry for their diverse specialisms, backgrounds and skills. The Presidents, alongside their juries will convene in London this November, to select the most exceptional creative ideas, and business solutions, from the European region. The winners will be announced on 9th December and the top accolades – Grands Prix and special awards – will be revealed at eurobest Unwrapped. This focused, invite-only, event on 12 December takes place at the Aqua Restaurant in the Shard and will also be live-streamed from London.

Louise Benson, VP Festivals, said, "Our Jury Presidents will bring their talent and prowess to ensure the eurobest Awards set the creative standard for the European region, as well as setting the future agenda. This exceptional line-up of the industry’s best will play an essential role in identifying the stand-out work from Europe, across 23 distinct Awards. Many thanks to all of our Presidents for bringing their hearts and minds to the jury rooms this year."

The full line-up of 2019 eurobest Jury Presidents have been named as follows:

Brand Experience & Activation and Creative eCommerce: Elspeth Lynn, Executive Creative Director, Geometry Global, UK
Creative Effectiveness and Creative Strategy: Amanda Feve, Chief Strategy Officer, Anomaly, The Netherlands
Design and Industry Craft: Greg Quinton, Global Chief Creative Officer, Superunion
Digital, Mobile and Digital Craft: Fura Johannesdottir, Chief Design Officer, EMEA, Publicis Sapient
Entertainment: Dave Roberts, Chief Content Officer, Engine, UK
Film, Print & Publishing and Radio & Audio: Alex Grieve, Chief Creative Officer, AMV BBDO, UK
Film Craft: Laura Gregory, CEO / Founder, Great Guns, UK
Healthcare: Brett O'Connor, Executive Creative Director, VCCP Health, UK
Innovation and Creative Data: Mathias Wikström, Executive Creative Director, RBK, Sweden
Media: Mark Murray Jones, Chief Strategy Officer, EMEA, OMD
Outdoor and Direct: Chacho Puebla, Chief Creative Officer, Western Europe & LATAM, MullenLowe Group
PR: Rachel Friend, CEO, UK & Ireland, Weber Shandwick

At eurobest Unwrapped, the entire European creative industry is invited to tune in to the broadcast to hear awards announcements and presentations from eurobest juries, who will deep-dive into the trends and share tangible insights on the winning work. The European Creativity Report will also be presented. The new-look report will feature European trends and statistics, as well as jury insights, and will be sent to all eurobest entrants, shared across official social channels, and distributed to over 90 organisations in our international Festival Representatives network.