Jury

Lize-Mari De Abreu

Associate Creative Director

McCann Worldgroup

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA // A ‘Golden Key’ recipient for graduating in the top 25% of her year, Lize-Mari completed her studies in Graphic Design with a Bachelor of Arts from Northwest University.

After gaining valuable experience in design, craft, technique and production across a series of agencies, product distribution houses and corporates, she became Lead Graphic Design Lecturer at the CTI Education Group, before joining McCann Worlgroup to head up the Design Department there.

Her work across a number of blue-chip companies has been awarded around the world, and she holds accolades from The Clios, Global Awards, IPA Awards, Cristal Awards and more.

Lize-Mari has a passion for worthy charity causes, working with many underprivileged communities, using her craft to help improve lives. Her work for The Aids Foundation of South Africa still hangs in their Head Office as two of their most coveted pieces.

Aside from her advertising career, Lize-Mari is an artist in her own right and her work has featured in popular boutique galleries in South Africa.