• Keith Weed

    Keith Weed

    President

    As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Keith is a member of the Unilever Executive and responsible for the Marketing, Communications and Sustainable Business functions.     His responsibilities are aligned...

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  • Geoffrey Russell

    Geoffrey Russell

    Chairman

    In January 2000, he was headhunted to the IPA, the trade body for UK ad agencies, accounting for 85% + of UK display advertising. Here, he was Director for Media Affairs and Secretary to the IPA’s Governing Council, its...

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  • James Best

    James Best

    Deputy Chairman

    James is Chairman of CAP and BCAP, the Committees of Advertising Practice; of Credos, advertising’s think-tank; and of creative agency BDA.  He was Chairman of BMP DDB from 1989- 2000 and a member of the DDB Wordwide...

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  • Shirley Watson

    Shirley Watson

    Honorary Treasurer

    After leaving university in 1977, Shirley joined one of the Big 5 accountancy firms (Ernst & Young) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. After spending 7 years in audit In 1984 she was poached by one of her clients and...

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  • Peter Buchanan

    Peter Buchanan

    Trustee - Chair of Business Group

    joined Saatchi & Saatchi in 1974 as a graduate trainee; appointed to the London Board in 1982 and made a Group Account Director in 1986. Highlights included working on campaigns for BP, Dunlop, and British Airways, which...

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  • Dr Sally McKechnie

    Dr Sally McKechnie

    Trustee - Chair of Education Engagement Sub Committee

    Associate Professor in Marketing BA (Strathclyde), MBA (Strathclyde), MPhil (Strathclyde), PhD (Nottingham)   Biography Sally McKechnie is an Associate Professor in Marketing at Nottingham University Business School,...

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