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Jonathan Akwue

Jonathan has had a long career in the creative industries. Starting out as an illustrator and designer in the 1990s, he launched a graphic design studio and a social marketing agency, Rat Park.

He then went into the world of advertising, joining ENGINE UK, where he helped create innovative campaigns and content for global brands. He later became Managing Partner at Digitas and CEO of the Creative agency, Lost Boys.

Jonathan is currently President and Global Media Lead at Publicis Groupe, one of the world’s largest communications groups.

He is a well-known champion for Diversity within the Creative industries, having chaired Ideas Foundation for several years; acted as a Trustee of Black Cultural Archives, and co-founded The Great British Diversity Experiment,