IPA Council

The role and members of the IPA Council.

Council is the elected governing body of the IPA, responsible for overseeing the IPA’s membership, strategic focus and management. It is chaired by the IPA President, who is supported by the Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.

Council Members



Nigel Vaz - Publicis.Sapient

Honorary Treasurer

Bronwen Hemming - Wieden + Kennedy 

Honorary Secretary

Kate Howe - The Gate London

Representing the IPA's Corporate Members

Zaid Al-Zaidy - Above+Beyond

Dan Appleby - Drummond Central

Ben Bilboul - Karmarama

Karen Buchanan - McCann Manchester

Tim Clyde - Kitchen

Brian Coane - Leith

Dan Cullen-Shute - Creature

Magnus Djaba - Saatchi & Saatchi

Tammy Einav - adam&eveDDB

Jamie Elliott - The Gate London

Amanda Farmer - VMLY&R

Annie Gallimore - Engine

Neil Henderson - St Luke's

Rick Hirst - Dentsu Aegis London

Pip Hulbert - Wunderman Thompson

Paul Hutchison - Wavemaker London

Bruce Hutton - Cogent

Josh Krichefski - MediaCom

Sheryl Marjoram - McCann London

Richard Morris - Initiative

Marc Nohr - Fold7

Garrett O'Reilly - Hearts & Science

Xavier Rees - Havas London

Pete Robins - the7stars

Nicky Unsworth - BJL Manchester

Liz Wilson - Karmarama

Representing the IPA's Personal Members 

Jane Asscher - 23red

Neil Christie - Wieden + Kennedy London

Jason Dormieux - GroupM

Julian Douglas - VCCP

Tom Firth - M&C Saatchi

Mike Leeson - Golley Slater Cardiff

Stephen Maher - MBA

Ben Quigley - Everything Different

Michael Wall - Mother

Ex Officio Council Members

Clare Lawson - Ogilvy (44 Club Chair)

Sarah Golding - The&Partnership London (Immediate Past President)

Tom Knox - MullenLowe London (Previous Past President)

Valerie Ludlow - ASG & Partners (Northern Ireland Chair)

David Shearer - MediaCom Edinburgh (Scotland Chair)

Michelle Wright - Gough Bailey Wright (England & Wales Chair)

IPA Secretary to Council

Tom Mott - IPA

Last updated 25 February 2021