BIMA announces its newly formed Creative Council

15 Dec 2017

Posted by Rachel Johnson

BIMA (British Interactive Media Association) announces its newly formed Creative Council for next year. The council aims to highlight and celebrate Britain as an innovative and diverse centre of excellence for creativity.

The new council’s members cover a wide range of digital creativity and include: Helen Fuchs, ustwo; Leyya Sattar, MYWW and Co-Founder of The Other Box; Kat Hahn, Facebook; Ian Wharton, AKQA; Vikesh Amey Bhatt, Amplify; Jenna Walker, Socialyse; Simon Gill, Dentsu Aegis; Jiri Bures, Imagination; Adam Powers, Tribal Worldwide; Rebecca Rumble, RGA; Victoria Buchanan, Tribal Worldwide; Steve Bennet Day, Art&, and Lolly Morris, Iris.

Co-chairs of the Creative Council are Tristen Pride and Wayne Deakin who wanted to assemble a council that represents modern digital creativity and has a range of people at different levels of their careers.

With Brexit on the horizon, the new BIMA Creative Council hopes to showcase the great work created and produced in the UK. It also aims to create opportunities to showcase its members and partners with like-minded organisations in the UK and overseas to promote the UK as a centre for open and world class creativity or partnerships.

This is great news and we are looking forward to hearing what the creative council will be doing in 2018. There are lots of things on the horizon, which I know will make a difference to our industry. Bridget Beale, BIMA, MD

If you would like to get involved in the council please contact

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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