Creative Director
Start Design

Chris is a Creative Director at Start Design with 20+ years experience developing and overseeing multi-channel brand identity projects in the finance, luxury, travel and leisure sectors. Over that time he's gained deep insight into how brands live, breathe and show up in the world from both a strategic and creative viewpoint. His work has spanned everything from the creation of comprehensive global brand identity programmes to highly effective retail design experiences for the likes of Barclays, Virgin and adidas.

Judging panel

Natasha Chetiyawardana

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Jos Harrison

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Claudia Morris

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Kate Marlow

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Chloe Templeman

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Nick Finney

Co-Founder
NB Studio

Hiten Bhatt

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Chris Bennett

Creative Director
Start Design

Sam Stone

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Coley Porter Bell

Stuart Wood

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Joohee Lee

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Ben Griffin

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John Mathers

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Paul Gray

Founder / owner
Glaswegin Distilling Co Ltd

Sophie Maxwell

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Stephen Haggarty

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Sue Daun

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