Chris Davey

Head of Creative, Whitespace

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Chris heads up a ragtag group of creatives, directors, designers, illustrators, animators, writers, coders and other creatively talented folks at Whitespace, a leading UK creative and digital agency based in wee Edinburgh with over 70 thinkers, doers and dreamers crafting stand out work. As well as being an FWA judge he is involved in D&AD New Blood, The Drum and Marketing Society awards and the incredible Day Dream Believers programme that looks to educate kids in creative problem solving and critical thinking and change the way we teach in schools. As well as spotting award-winning work over the past 11 years he has helped Whitespace pick up a fair few themselves across the Scottish Design and Creative awards, The FWAs, The DADIs, Drum Roses awards, Marketing Society awards as well as being awarded Scottish Design Agency of the year 4 times. He is a huge fan of open collaboration and ‘just doing it’ because we can. Never afraid to fail or challenge, Chris is always looking for the next great idea, whether that is through groundbreaking tech or Play-Doh. He believes the best work comes from great people working together without fear to make stand out work. He has helped dream up and deliver ideas for clients from Lego, Oxfam, Highland Spring, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Channel 4, Visit Scotland, RAC Tennent’s, Royal Bank of Scotland, Glenmorangie, Muller Wiseman, Sainsbury’s, Skyscanner and many many more. Twitter: @ctdavey Linkedin: