Creative Director

Steve is a digital and integrated Digital/Creative Director with over 20 years experience in the digital arena. He has worked with clients such as Barclays, HSBC, Diesel, Canon, Disney, First Direct, PlayStation, Toyota, Lexus, Talk Talk Business and The Premier League to name but a few. He has won numerous awards and accolades for his digital work.


He has worked for some of the UK’s biggest agencies on some of the World’s most successful projects. Currently specialising on all things digital and interactive, he can strategically merge agency techniques, speed and creativity with a very strong understanding of clients’ needs and methods.

As a Creative Director, Steve is fluent in English and Scouse, not to mention a little Italian.

No stranger to managing design teams, Steve has also been a key ideas generator within several agencies on a consultancy level. This has allowed him to become instrumental in strategic direction and future growth with a view to increasing productivity, creativity, efficiency and in turn - profit for the company and ROI for their clients.

As a Creative, Steve believes in leading by example believes that collaboration is the best medicine when it comes to coming up with great ideas.
He has met, pitched and built lasting relationships with some of his past clients and has successfully mentored designers and thinkers. 

Judging panel

Phil Jones - Chairman

Founder & Organiser
Podge Events

Richard Ayers

Seven League

Benjamin Blanco

Head of Sport & Entertainment Marketing
Samsung Electronics UK

Adam Boita

Head of Marketing
Pernod Ricard UK

Lisa de Bonis

Executive Digital Director
Havas Media

Arjoon Bose

Marketing Head-Häagen-Dazs and Snacking(UK& Northern Europe)
General Mills

Guillaume Buat-Menard

Chief Technology Officer

Matthew Candy

Vice President, UKI & Europe Leader
IBM Interactive Experience

Trevor Chambers

Founder and Creative Partner
Fear No Space

Kate Dale

Head of Brand and Digital Strategy
Sport England

Neil Davis

Managing Director UK & Europe

Jon Dobinson


Alastair Duncan

Chief Strategy Officer
Splash Worldwide

Liane Grimshaw

Founder & Managing Director

Keith Gulliver

Marketing Communications Director
Post Office

Flo Heiss

Studio of Art & Commerce

Bo Hellberg

Executive Creative Director

Craig Hepburn

Global Vice President of Digital Marketing and Brand
TATA Communications

Andrew Holden

Global Digital Creative Director

Greg Jarrett

Head of UX
William Hill

James Keady

Head of Digital

Alan King

Executive Director, Head of Digital
Manning Gottlieb OMD

Claire Koryczan

Managing Partner

Candace Kuss

Director of Social Media
H+K Strategies

Joanna Manning-Cooper

Director of Digital, Marketing and Communications
Rugby Football Union

Andrew Marcus

Head of Communications
Museum of London

Peter Markey

Marketing Director

John Mathers

Director of Design
British Design Fund

Lee McGuffie

Digital & Content Strategy Director

Ash Mohd

Global Communications Manager

David Morris

Head of Marketing & PR - UK & IE
Bang & Olufsen

Jude Ower

Founder and CEO

Glynn Pegler

CEO, Culture Group
The Culture Group

Adam Powers

Chief Experience Officer

Lauren Rayner

Head of Digital
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Cheyney Robinson

Chief Experience Officer, EMEA and APAC

Kate Ross

Founder and MD

Seb Royce


Mark Sherwin

Managing Director
Accenture Interactive

Ross Sleight

Chief Strategy Officer

David Smith

Head of Marketing
RightNow Digital

Tiffany St James


Steven Swann

Creative Director

Lawrence Weber

Managing Partner Innovation
Karmarama | Accenture Interactive

Lee Woodard

Global Chief Experience Officer
Crabtree & Evelyn