Brigid Alkema

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Executive Creative Director, Clemenger BBDO, New Zealand

Brigid first found herself at Clemenger BBDO Wellington back in 2000.  After a stint in Sydney Australia, first at DDB and then at Clemenger, she returned to her beloved hometown and, and of course, her beloved agency. After consistently being ranked as one of Australasia’s top creatives, she became Clemenger BBDO’s Executive Creative Director in 2015. Since then, WARC100 has ranked the agency in the Top 25 globally.

Brigid loves leading a team that are passionate about connecting with Kiwis, and making stuff that matters and contributes to culture. Pushing the boundaries of what many thought possible for social change programmes, Brigid and her team have generated some of the most memorable and effective work in New Zealand. Their success in this field is best exemplified by the work ‘Blazed’, ‘Mistakes’, ‘Tinnyvision’ ‘Hello’ and ‘Ghost Chips’.

Brigid has been a jury member at Cannes, D&AD, The One Show, New York Festivals, Spikes, Webbys, AdStars, AWARD and Axis, and has been highly awarded at every major award show. Campaign Brief ‘The Work’ and Best Ads have had her ranked as one of the top 5 creative directors in Australasia for the last five years.

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