Claire Beale

Claire Beale

Global Editor in Chief, Campaign

Claire is Global Editor in Chief of Campaign, overseeing the content for Campaign's eight international editions.

She was editor of Campaign UK for over ten years, and is a regular commentator and writer on advertising, marketing and media on TV and in the press.

Staynton Brown

Staynton Brown

Director of Diversity and Inclusion, TfL

Since graduating in 2003, Staynton has held a variety of roles in healthcare, education, local government and criminal justice. Immediately after university, he trained as a probation officer, working in public protection with high risk offenders.

Staynton went on to work for the Learning and Skills Council, leading on social inclusion, equality and project management.

He spent eight years in healthcare, where he was an associate director at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust hospital and an assistant director in the Lambeth Public Health team.

In 2013 he was made a Health Services Journal BME pioneer in the inaugural list of the top 50 people in the NHS

Staynton is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and on the Board of Directors of a charity that runs a college and number of schools across London.

Vanessa Kingori

Vanessa Kingori MBE

Publishing Director, Vogue

In 2017, Vanessa was confirmed as the new publishing director of British Vogue.

She was previously publisher at GQ Style and British GQ, where she oversaw the highest total annual revenue for the brand in the last decade. She was also the first female publisher during the title's 30-year history.

Prior to her career at Condé Nast, Vanessa worked at Esquire and the Evening Standard's ES Magazine.

The award-winning publisher was also honoured with an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2016, and is a member of the Mayor of London's Brexit Expert Advisory Panel.

Leah Kreitzman

Leah Kreitzman

Mayoral Director for External and International Affairs, Greater London Authority (GLA)

Leah is Mayoral Director for External and International Affairs, having previously been a Senior Adviser to Sadiq Khan's campaign to be Mayor of London.

Before this, Leah was Director of Public Affairs for UNICEF UK. She has led advocacy campaigns for international NGOs such as Save the Children and ONE, as well as working for the UK's leading international development think tank, the Overseas Development Institute.

Leah has also been a strategic communications adviser to the Shadow Cabinet on criminal justice, human rights, and constitutional reform.

She has an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Philosophy and Politics from the University of Bristol.

Chris MacLeod

Christopher Macleod

Customer Director, TfL

Chris is responsible for a diverse portfolio of activity, ranging from promoting Buses and the Tube to improving the customer experience of all TfL services.

In 2012 he oversaw the Marketing of transport in London during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

He has also worked to make TfL a more customer focused organisation, developing the 'Every Journey matters' promise.

During his time at TfL, it has won every major Marketing award including Campaign's Advertiser of the Year and Marketing Society and IPA Effectiveness awards.

Chris began his career in advertising and has worked at Saatchi & Saatchi (twice). Latterly he was chairman of Collett Dickenson Pearce.

He has a degree from Newcastle Business School, a Master's degree from the LSE and is a regular on the Bakerloo Underground line.

Selma Nicholls

Selma Nicholls

Founder and CEO of Looks Like Me

Selma Nicholls is CEO and Founder of Looks Like Me.

For over a decade Selma worked in theatre/dance as a freelance Producer, arts facilitator and recently transitioned to CEO of Looks Like Me, a child talent/model agency.

Looks Like Me was founded by Selma and motivated by Riley-Ann her three year old daughter who was questioning her own identity,

The agency provides exceptional talent, models and families, as well as extraordinary beautiful campaigns.

Looks Like Me is the first agency redefining beauty and raising the profile of underrepresented groups in advertising.

Leila Siddiqi

Leila Siddiqi

Head of Diversity, Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA)

Leila leads the IPA's diversity strategy.

She works with advertising and marketing agencies, brands and industry leaders to demonstrate how diversity can improve creativity and effectiveness. She uses a collaborative and strategic marketing approach with the objective of long term behaviour change.

Leila provides professional support to agencies in developing and implementing equality and diversity and inclusion plans,

She launched a new inspiration series Stepping into the Spotlight to support and complement the IPA Women of Tomorrow programme. It is aimed at mid to senior level women in the industry and addresses some of the challenges they face when putting themselves forward for senior positions,

She is an active member of UN Women and Unilever's Unstereotype Alliance and has launched various best practice initiatives including the IPA diversity round table series and the IPA Diversity hub.