2021 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Carol Oakley

Senior TV Producer, Life Coach and Mentor
, United Kingdom

Carol Oakley is a Freelance Senior TV Producer, Life Coach and Mentor, with a wealth of experience, having worked in Advertising for over 25 years. She is based in London.
Not knowing what she wanted to do, Carol fell into advertising and spent most of her career at BBH UK, where she worked her way up.  She started as Jim Carroll’s, former Chairman, secretary and then went on to work for Sir John Hegarty, Founder & Creative Director, as his PA for 4 years.
Carol then joined the TV department and became a Producer, working on many well-known brands - Waitrose, Levis, Audi, Dunlop, Woolworths, KFC, Matalan, Robinsons, Persil, Google, Flora, Lynx/Axe, Dulux, and Alpen.  
After 23 years, she decided to fly the nest and went freelance. She has worked at many advertising agencies, producing outstanding work for IKEA and other brands.
During her time in advertising, Carol also worked with many Youth Organisations and Charities as a Project Worker, Volunteer and Mentor. Offering mentoring sessions, to delivering support and work-related learning content in schools.
She now spends her time as a Podcaster, and mentors/coaches Teens,  young Adults and Junior Creatives.