Announcing the BIMA 100 for 2019

3 May 2019

Posted by Rachel Johnson

Nice one, centurions!

Every year, we celebrate 100 of the people who are leading the industry right now. We’re not talking about work and projects – we’ll be recognising those at the BIMA Awards in September. We’re talking about the leaders, pioneers, entrepreneurs and changemakers – the people we look up to. And this year, you’ll see when you meet our 100, how special they are.

We’re also delighted to announce our two latest inductees to the BIMA Hall of Fame. Think of it as our ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Awards – and this year’s recipients are as influential as any we’ve ever had.

Here, then, are your BIMA 100 and Hall of Fame inductees for 2019. Congratulations to them all. 

CEO's and Leaders

Alex Pym, Huge 

Chi Onwurah, UK Parliament

Damian Proctor, Redweb

Dan Berry, Kagool

Daniel Gilbert, Brainlabs

Danielle Bassil, Digitas

David Lockie, Pragmatic

James Hilton, M&C Saatchi

Jillian Moore, Atos

Jonny Tooze, LAB

Karen Pearce , Digirank

Kevin Gibbons, Re:Signal

Leigh Dobson, Signal

Matt Lodder, R/GA EMEA

Michael Olaye, Dare, Inside Ideas Group

Nick Scott, Big Group Limited

Sam Fenton-Elstone, Anything is Possible

Champions For Change

Amali de Alwis, Code First: Girls 

Anne Grieve , AmazeRealise

Carlos Eriksson, Studio 24

Carole Logan, Equator

Caroline Keep, Spark Penketh / Penketh High School

Dan Willis, Why Digital

Ete Davies, Analogfolk, WeAreStripes, Culture Heroes

Gemma Emmett, Bluewolf, an IBM Company

Georgie Barrat , The Gadget Show

Isabel Farchy, Creative Mentor Network

Josie Klafkowska, Cognifide

Lucy Weston, Great State, Two Girls Co.

Paul Davenport, Abbot's Lea School

Richard Robinson, Econsultancy

Rob Verheul, Graphite Digital

Simeon Quarrie, VIVIDA

Umesh Pandya, Wayfindr 

Client Services and Project Management

Ashleigh Cameron, After Digital

Dan Moran, Karmarama, part of Accenture Interactive  

Emma Cooper, Cooperative Innovations

Ingrid Olmesdahl, Red Badger

Mark Colling, IBM iX

Richard Friscuolo, J B Cole UK

Creatives and Designers

Alastair Eilbeck, Meyouandus, Liverpool University, AmazeRealise 

Cristina Vigano, Cyber - Duck 

Dipa Thanki, Wunderman 

Emil Blum,

James Dellar, Onespacemedia

Matt Roberts, Sightsavers

Pharaoh Woghiren, Neworks

Sunny Kumar, Tribal Worldwide London 

Entrepreneurs and Visionaries

Cally Russell, Mallzee

Don Smith, One Hundred Flowers 

Emma Lawton, Parkinsons UK

Jennifer Arcuri, Hacker House

Katie Mills, StateZero lab

Lindsay Herbert, IBM Instant Checkout

Warren Hutchinson, ELSE

Marketing Directors 

Cat Leaver, VisitScotland (Brand Scotland) 

Dorothy Hui, Sony Music UK - 4th Floor Creative 

James Wilkinson, CTI Digital 

Katie Street, Etch Group, Big Radical  

Matthew Read, Jellyfish Connect,,,

Nina Jasinski, Ogilvy UK

Russell James, The FA

Sam Hoyland, Centricas Business Solutions 

Shona Gold, Vue

Victoria Morrison, EPAM TH_NK

Rising Stars

Amy Williams, Good-Loop 

Charlotte Hamill, Born Social 

Emily Hewitson, Hedgehog Lab

Emma Hopkins, Spotify

Hannah Owens, Livity

Jodie Rodgers, Microsoft

Josh Akapo, Hype Collective

Josh White, Jellyfish

Melissa Rynn, Wire

Nikki Parkins, Unilever

Strategists and Consultants

Alisdair Gunn, Framewire

Ann Higgins, Ogilvy Consulting

Anne Bienia , Cancer Research UK

Catherine Vaughan, Nomensa 

Christel Wolthoorn, EPAM

Daniel Rae, Hydrogen

Duane Holland, DH Ready

John Tafe, University of the West of Scotland

Nathan Fulwood, CreateFuture

Student and Apprentices

Al Morris, This Is Milk  

Elen Parry, MSc in Industrial Digitalisation 

Maddie Crawford, Adido

Zaynah Din, Facebook 

Tech Trailblazers

Andrew Bruce, Screenmedia

Artur Fiedorowicz, GPJ UK

Danielle Haudegal-Wilson, Co-op  

James Hall, Parallax

Jared Thomas, Atos - Google AI Lab 

Liz Ashall-Payne, ORCHA

Mike Tapp, SHARE Creative 

Phil Beaman, VCCP iX 

Phil Stuart, PRELOADED 

Priya Lakhani, CENTURY TECH

Richard Brisley, Sagittarius

Sam Cox, We Are Social

Rachel Johnson
Posted by Rachel Johnson

Rachel has recently joined BIMA having worked for more than 20 years in the world of Marketing. Rachel has many impressive client, charity and agency-side results to her credit and stories to tell. As both a team player and independent advisor, Rachel loves to see the bigger picture and is a strong strategic thinker. She has led ambitious projects for start-ups, worked alongside growing businesses and has been fortunate to work with some of the UK’s most respected and renowned agencies. A self-motivated original thinker, Rachel is also an extremely able marketer. She brings out the best in people at all levels. Her wealth of transferable skills includes project management – often with direct budgetary control - results-driven commercial awareness, proven networking strengths, digital marketing expertise and broad IT literacy. However, her achievements do not end there! In her spare time, she makes full-use of her Cumbrian home-town environment, walking, biking and running, and spending time as an enthusiastic side-line rugby and football mum for her two boys – Louie and Harley.

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