Ete Davies
Ete Davies
chief executive
Engine Group

Ete is the CEO of ENGINE UK’s Creative Division - An independent creative agency purpose built to help fuel the growth of forward-thinking brands.   A strategic and operational Leader, with 17+ years' experience delivering projects and leading agencies within the creative sector. Ete’s led global, multi-disciplined teams at everything from a project to programme and network level. After being instrumental in AnalogFolk’s successful journey to become ""Digital Innovation Agency Of The Year"" as well as nationally recognised, he joined ENGINE Group in September 2019, having worked at some of the UK’s premier creative agencies including AnalogFolk, AKQA, Tribal Worldwide, Digitas and SixandCo; Ete's gained experience across sectors from Financial Services, to Technology, Travel and Tourism, FMCG and Automotive. He's worked on projects covering ECRM, service-design, digital marketing, outdoor advertising, digital POS, mobile applications and large-scale platform development. He's also designed, implemented and enabled business growth strategies for agencies ranging from 'start-ups' to 'mid-size'; optimised, complex, large-scale accounts, clients and agencies by creating scalable, sustainable and effective systems, processes and methods. As well as developed and led, change management initiatives for both clients and agencies, ranging from business proposition, positioning and strategy, to organisational structure and operational delivery. Ete's obsessively passionate about delivering innovation and driving social change. Away from Engine, Ete was one of the original co-founders of WeAreStripes and is the founder of CultureHeroes, both are initiatives whose missions are to create opportunities for Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority talent, across the creative industries. He’s also the Chair for the UK Chapter of #blackandbrilliant advocacy network, on the Advisory board for CreativeEquals and SheSays and is an active mentor with Bloom, WYMM/Shesays.   He's also contributing to advancing creativity within our industry as a member of the Effies UK Council, BIMA Charities Council and Non-Executive Director at 'Hey Big Man!'.   A Drum Digerati “Top 100 people in UK Digital” 2017 and 2018 Alumni, Ete was recognised in the BIMA 100 in 2017, 2018 and 2019; in CreativePool’s ‘Top 100 Influencers’ 2018 and 2019, 2020; also Campaign Magazines 'Top 10 Trailblazers’ in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

ete.davies@enginegroup.com