2024 Creative LIAisons Coaches
Laura Jordan Bamabach
Chief Creative Officer/Founder
Most recently President & Chief Creative Officer at Grey London, founder SheSays & OKO, speaker, author & artist. An award-winning creative with a long history of innovative commercial work. Entrepreneur, founder, innovator. A firm believer in the power of creativity to make positive change.
One of the world’s few female Chief Creative Officers, she is former president of D&AD, has been named one of Britain’s most influential people within the Debrett’s 500 annual list twice, scooped up Individual of the Year at the Dadi Awards and been awarded an honorary doctorate for her services to graphic design from University of the Arts London. The Guardian called her a “digital female icon”.
In 2018 she received the Alumni Award for Art and Culture from the University of New South Wales and was one of BBC’s 100 Women.
Laura is also a co-founder of SheSays, a global volunteer network which works to get more women into the creative industries. With over 90,000 members operating in 55 cities worldwide. She is also a co-founder of The Great British Diversity Experiment, the largest practical experiment in diversity and its contribution to commercial creative practice.
She lectures around the world extensively and has been a jury member or chairman on many prestigious industry awards including D&AD, Cannes Lions, ANDYS, The British Arrows, Caples, Campaign Big Awards and Creative Circle.
Laura continues her arts practice exploring areas of identity and gender; and is also a trained taxidermist.