Jury

Noel Cottrell

Chief Creative Officer

Fitzgerald & Co

ATLANTA, USA // Noel co-founded two of South Africa’s most award-winning and successful agencies – Joe Public and FoxP2.

After emigrating to the US Noel worked at Grey New York as an ECD for three years steering the E*TRADE talking baby campaign and the global Febreze Breathe Happy campaign.

For the last five years Noel has held the position of Chief Creative Officer at Fitzgerald & Company where he has contributed to significantly growing the agency's business with key clients like Coca-Cola, strengthening its digital offering and bringing creative awards not only to the agency, but to his adopted city of Atlanta.

Noel has been head of the McCann North America Creative Leadership Council for 2015-16.