We are McCann in Leeds – a lead strategic creative agency. We’re proud to be part of both McCann Worldgroup, the world’s largest creative agency network, and Leeds, Britain’s fastest-growing city.

We help brands earn a Meaningful Role in people's lives.
We build Meaningful Brand Platforms; external, creative articulations of a brand's Meaningful Role.
We create Meaningful Human Interactions; activations, experiences and campaigns that reinforce a brand's Meaningful Role and delivers results.

McCann Leeds’ well-formed team strikes the perfect balance for local delivery and partnership, with the scale and backing of the World’s most creative and effective agency network. Our Leeds office started with one mission; to bring Creative Courage to a region with astounding potential.

We’re scalable and agile.
We’re global and local.
We’re creative and effective.

Our Capabilities

  • Brand Strategy
  • Branded Content
  • Communications Planning
  • Creative
  • Digital Marketing
  • Design
  • Direct Marketing
  • Media Buying
  • Media Planning
  • Mobile
  • Outdoor
  • Public Relations
  • Research
  • Sales Promotion
  • Strategic Planning
  • Social
  • TV Production

Sector Experience

  • Arts/Culture
  • Automotive
  • B2B
  • Business/Industrial
  • Cosmetics/Toiletries
  • Electrical goods
  • Employment
  • Entertainment/Leisure
  • Financial services
  • Food
  • Gardening products
  • Government departments
  • Health/Social Services
  • Heating/Cooling appliances
  • Home improvements/DIY goods
  • Hospitality & Entertainment
  • Household
  • Luxury goods
  • Media
  • Mobile
  • Pet care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Property
  • Retail
  • Sports/Adventure
  • Technology
  • Tobacco goods
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Travel/Transport
  • Utilities

Our Clients

  • Yorkshire Water
  • Howdens
  • John Cotton
  • Benenden Health


Olly Sowden

Managing Director

Gavin Shore

Executive Creative Director

Zoe Sinclair

Client Services Director

Miles Williams

Strategy Director

Emma Jones

Head of PR & Social

Tom Smith

Head of Design

Howard Hesling

Business Development Director