global president, chief creative officer
Spring Studios

Tom Punch recently joined Spring Studios as Global President & Chief Creative Officer. Prior to Spring, Punch served as VICE’s Global Chief Creative & Commercial Officer. He led both creative and revenue operations for the youth media company overseeing VICE’s 12 digital channels, its television network VICELAND, its creative agency Virtue Worldwide, and its production studio VICE + productions. Punch’s work for brands has explored the intersection of culture and commerce to drive both forward. Some projects include; the creation of the “Shopathon” Jimmy Kimmel TV special with (RED) that has raised over 100MM in the last 3 years and; The Fifth Sense, an immersive sensorial experience in partnership with Chanel & i-D and a range of modern day Coco Chanel female creative entrepreneurs like set designer Es Devlin; the relaunch of Dasha Zhukova’s Fashion, Art, & Culture magazine “Garage” as a digital channel through a partnership with Louis Vuitton & Jeff Koons; the highly awarded A-Z video series for i-D magazine. Tom also originated, developed and executive produced a feature film, “Judy & Punch” in which he reimagined the classic puppet show into a live action feminist revenge film. The movie, starring Mia Wasikowska recently premiered at Sundance Film festival 2019. His work has been recognized by Cannes Lions, One Show, Clios, Promax, Webbies, D&ADs and more.


Judging panel

Katy Howell

chief executive officer
immediate future

Camilla Craven

director of PR & advocacy
Charlotte Tilbury

Katy Howell

chief executive officer
immediate future

Thiago Correa

Head of Performance Media


chief executive officer & co-founder
Brave & Heart

Marc Sharp

head of paid social

Joe Goulcher

head of content

Jon Biggs

executive creative director

Chris Kelly

Head of Digital Marketing

Bogdana Butnar

experience strategy lead

Kinda Jackson

managing director, digital

Deborah King

head of paid social

Matthew Payne

Creative Technology Director
Tribal Worldwide London

Rebecca Holmes

director of social media
Splendid Communications

Saskia Jones

Data Strategy Director
BBH London

Ellen Stewart

content director

Angus MacKinnon

group creative director
Publicis Poke

Sophie Mindell

director of digital and social media
Fifty Digital

Joshua Connell

head of content
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Ltd

Justine Bower

director of communications - consumer & social

Carl Juresic

Senior Strategist
Leo Burnett

Kat Harding

social director
Havas London & Cake

Tom Reding

Director of Media

Marc Sharp

head of paid social

Jorge Machado

director of innovation

Daniel Hernandez

head of resolution media
Manning Gottlieb OMD

steve hatch

vice president for northern europe

Tom Punch

global president, chief creative officer
Spring Studios

Sally Rushton

director of engagement

Claire Twohill

director, social and innovation

Will Harvey

Global digital innovation manager, GB & IOI

Lucy Amos

head of social media (UK)

Sedge Beswick

founder & managing director
SEEN Connects

Iva Dixit

audience editor
The New York Times Magazine