(29 May 2023) London International Awards announces the Jury Presidents and Jurors for the 2023 Integration and Transformative Business Impact and Creative Use Of Data competitions.

Chaka Sobhani is Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide and Chief Creative Officer Leo Burnett UK and Fallon UK. Chaka has 20 years of experience as an award-winning director, writer and creative director. That is 20 years of knowledge and creativity that will guide her as she leads this prestigious group of creatives whilst they view and discuss all the multi-channel/multi-platform work submitted in the Integration category.

On chairing the Integration jury, Chaka stated, “What can I say, I’m incredibly excited to be President of the Integration jury this year at LIA. I particularly love integrated, as the craft of creating a complete experience and journey for audiences has never been more challenging and rewarding. I can’t wait to dive in with my fellow jurors and get inspired by what can and has been created this year.

Adam Ferrier, Chief Thinker at Thinkerbell is one of Australia’s leading creative strategists, and a consumer psychologist. Adam co-founded Thinkerbell – where they practice ‘measured magic’ – bringing together marketing science and hardcore creativity. His belief in ‘hardcore creativity’ will guide him as he leads the jury for Transformative Business Impact and Creative Use Of Data. 

Adam Ferrier, Chief Thinker at Thinkerbell

On judging LIA Ferrier said “Everyone knows the LIA trophies look the coolest, and are by far the most impressive on the agency shelf. LIA has always been an Awards Show that values the advant garde and brave, and it’s an honour to be chairing the Transformative Business Impact and Creative Use of Data Jury. This is the category that proves the geeks are the new vanguard of genuine business transformational creativity. When not judging you’ll be able to find us on the gaming floor counting cards.” 

“It’s an honor to have Chaka Sobhani and Adam Ferrier as Jury Presidents. They are two of the most lauded creatives in the world. Selecting them to chair was an easy decision for us. Their credentials are impeccable. With them in their respective judging rooms nothing will be overlooked and only the most innovative and creative work will be awarded statues,” stated Barbara Levy, President of LIA.


Jason Campbell, Chief Creative Officer, Translation, Culver City

Ignacio Ferioli, Chief Creative Officer / Partner,GUT,Mexico City

Sandy Greenberg, Co-Founder / Co-CEO, Terri & Sandy, New York

Barbara Humphries, Executive Creative Director, The Monkeys, Sydney

Jung A Kim, Chief Creative Officer, Innocean Korea, Seoul

Matt MacDonald, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO New York, New York

Vicki Maguire, Chief Creative Officer, Havas London, London

Jaime Mandelbaum, Chief Creative Officer EMEA, VMLY&R, Madrid

Malcolm Poynton, Global Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide

Alexander Schill, Global Chief Creative Officer, Serviceplan Group

Aaron Starkman, Global Chief Creative Officer, Rethink Communications

Guillermo Vega, Global Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy


Samira Ansari, Chief Creative Officer, Deutsch NY, New York

Pia Chaudhuri, Global Creative Lead – Play Inclusion, The LEGO Group, Billund

Brian Collins, Co-founder / Designer, COLLINS, Brooklyn

Wanda Cálix, Executive Creative Director, Star5 Holding, Panama City

Guilet Libby, Creative Director, Distillery, Singapore

Adrian Mills, Partner, Creative Brand Advertising, Deloitte Digital, Melbourne

Sinead Roarty, EVP, Executive Creative Director, MRM New York, New York

Rod Sobral, Global Chief Creative Officer, OLIVER

Ben Tarr, President, Leo Burnett Canada, Toronto

Laura Visco, Chief Creative Officer, Grey London, London

The juries will gather on-site in Las Vegas to view every piece of work in their respective categories. LIA has no pre-judging. This ensures that all work will be judged equally through careful deliberations and robust discussions.

Key Dates:

Initial Entry Deadline: 15th June 2023
No Late Fees. Ever. No Upload Fees.
Eligibility: Work submitted must initially be released, published and/or broadcast in a commercial environment with client approval from 1st July 2022 through 31st August 2023.
Onsite Judging: 7th through 15th October 2023
Winners Announced During LIA Judging
Of The Year Awards Announced: 6th November

The LIA Entry Kit

For more information on the juries, categories and/or requirements, visit our website at:

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Notes to the Editor:

London International Awards (LIA), now in its 38th year, was founded by Barbara Levy, President. Barbara is the first and only woman to start and operate an International Awards Show. Since its inception, LIA has been a worldwide award for creative excellence in all forms of media.

LIA stands as a champion of the creative process, creatives themselves, and of course, great creative ideas and executions, and are proud to award the best creative work each year.

Annually, LIA assembles the most celebrated people in the industry together in Las Vegas. All members on our diverse global jury panels, including the Jury Presidents, judge all entries in their respective competitions with exception to work that they personally collaborated on.

100% owned and operated by women. LIA continues to hold the unique distinction of being the only international award show owned by a woman and having a full-time staff of only women.