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Barbara Humphries
Creative Director
The Monkeys, Sydney

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA // In her current role at The Monkeys in Sydney, Barbara has worked across local and international brands such as IKEA, Coca Cola, Berlei, Seafolly, NRMA, Sydney University and MLA. Prior to this role Barbara has worked at both Publicis Mojo Melbourne and Wieden+Kennedy London, producing campaigns for brands such as Nike, Lurpak, Tourism Victoria, Nestle, Yakult and Cadbury.

Always seeking out unconventional and surprising applications of creativity, her work has appeared everywhere from a footpath in Shoreditch to game show quizzes, and her “You Never Lamb Alone” Diversity ad made #3 in a top ten list of the best Australian ads of the last 60 years by ThinkTV.

She has also been awarded at Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clios, One Show, Webbys and New York Festivals, and during her time at The Monkeys has helped them win Australian Agency of the Year 8 times across 4 National and APAC shows, as well as B&T’s Agency of the Decade.

Passionate about nurturing young creative talent, Barbara has been a tutor and guest lecturer at AWARD School and AWARD craft course.

She has also taught at Creatable, a creative technology curriculum encouraging more female students to persue careers in STEM.