SINGAPORE // From a young age of 5, Valerie was happiest when she could paint. Her love for art led her to an amazing 20-year creative career, building brands and creative solutions for the likes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Singapore Airlines, HSBC, Burger King, VISA, Singapore Tourism Board, Changi Airport, Central Provident Fund, Shell and many others.
In 2010, Valerie was made the first female chairperson in the history of the Creative Circle Awards Singapore and went on to judge at all major shows such as Spikes Asia, Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio, One Show and London International Awards.
Valerie made her mark in all the above shows with multiple metals over the years and has been voted Singapore's Most Influential CD for 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018 by the Institute Of Advertising, Singapore (IAS).
Prior to joining Havas as the Regional CCO and Chairwoman of Singapore office, she was Head of Creative Shop for Facebook, Southeast Asia, where the extraordinary organization inspired her to start her own artisan ice cream shop, Licktionary, which she runs with her husband, another advertising veteran, Farrokh Madon.