CEO
Publicis Poke

Nick joined Publicis Worldwide in 2014 as founding partner and CEO of digital agency Poke. He was promoted to the additional role of CEO of Publicis London, and further promoted to CEO, Publicis Worldwide UK in 2018.

Last year he brought together Publicis Worldwide UK’s four businesses; Publicis London; Poke; Arc and August to become one integrated agency named Publicis•Poke, bringing technology and creativity together to focus on brand communications, brand experiences and brand commerce.

His focus is on growing comms, commerce and experiential opportunities for clients including EE, Virgin Voyages, Google, Tourism Ireland, Renault, Heineken, Morrisons, Nestlé and Garnier.

In 2010, Nick launched The Lovie Awards to celebrate the wonderful and inspiring things connected by the web's many tentacles. He continues to Co-Chair the Awards that is considered as the most prestigious, and the only, truly pan-European awards honouring online excellence. Nick is also an advisory Board member of indy film streaming service MUBI.

In 2015, he was awarded with a Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the industry.

Judging panel

Kate Dale

Head of Brand and Digital Strategy
Sport England

James Cross

Creative Director
BBC Creative

Olaf Gueldner

CMO
The Goodwood Group

Daniella Messer

Marketing & Communications Manager
Co-op Power Division

Terry Willis

Director of Technology
Church of England

Guan Hin Tay

CCO
BBDO Asia

Adam Harris

Global Head, Twitch Brand Partnership Studio
Twitch

Elizabeth Tweedale

Chief Executive
Cypher Coders

Heeru Dingra

CEO
WATConsult

Tove Okunniwa

Chief Executive
London Sport

Syd Nadim

Exec Chairman, Founder & Inventor
Colooder

Shivram Gopinath

Executive Director
Ultrasupernew

Amy Williams

Founder & CEO
Good-Loop

Sarah Haynes

Group Digital Marketing Manager
The Jockey Club

Prakash Gurumoorthy

Managing Director (APJ)
Born

Julia Jones

CEO
FOUND IN MUSIC

Nick Farnhill

CEO
Publicis Poke

Sri Sharma

CEO and Co-founder
Increasingly

Damien Cullen

Senior Content Innovations Manager
The Football Association

Kelly Engstrom

Brand & Demand Generation Communications Director
EE

Kimberlee Wells

CEO
TBWA\Melbourne & TBWA\Adelaide

Jamie Jefferson

Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Equator

Tom McDonnell

CEO
Monterosa

Dan Maudhub

MD
Wonderful

Nik Entwistle

Founder
A_TK

Gregory Roekens

Chief Innovation Officer
MPC

Tom Westray

Creative Director
Virgin Galactic

Tamara Littleton

Founder & CEO
The Social Element

Angela Pitsillides

National Head of Marketing and Communications
Crowe UK

Roger Evans

Independent
Consultant

Louise Jorden

Outgoing Creative Director
Wolff Olins

Phil Jones - Chairman

Founder & Organiser
Podge Events

Charlotte Hillenbrand

Executive Director, Digital & Innovation
Comic Relief

Emma Newell

Senior Commercial Director, Sport & Entertainment
Getty Images

Simon Dixon

Co-Founder
DixonBaxi

Peter Dolukhanov

Founder & CEO
Decoded Consulting

Gregg Stewart

Digital Media, Marketing & Technology Specialist
Neomorin

David Edmundson-Bird

Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing
Manchester Metropolitan University

Becky McOwen-Banks

Executive Creative Director
VaynerMedia

Visha Naul

Director of Agency Marketing, EMEA
 

Becky Franks

Digital Optimisation Lead
The Co-operative Bank

Stuart Avery

Group CEO & Co-Founder
Great State

Danilo Tauro

Global Director of Media, Tech and Data
P&G