Hazel Livingstone

Hazel Livingstone

CEO & Co-founder at The Brave New Now
Amsterdam, Netherlands

About me

Hazel is CEO and Co-founder of The Brave New Now, a new creative company with a bold ambition: to make brilliantly creative, culturally relevant work in a better way, for today. Founded on the principles she and her co-founders Roger Leebody and Gillian Glendinning believe in: think truthfully, work openly and create courageously.

Hazel has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, leading teams to deliver groundbreaking work for many top global brands, including Intel, Adidas, Pernod Ricard, Unilever, C&A, The Labour Party, 3 Mobile, AB InBev and ASICS.

Her first 14 years were spent in London at DDB and TBWA before moving to Leo Burnett Sydney to oversee the launch of the WWF global environmental initiative, Earth Hour. For the past 6 years Hazel has helped build two independent agencies: Amsterdam Worldwide and Meanwhile.

Sector Experience


CEO & Co-founder
Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 2014 - Present (4 years 4 months)
The Brave New Now is the fulfilment of a dream for me and an opportunity to offer clients refreshingly effective new ways of working, through our 'work hard, work fast, work smart' philosophy.
Managing Director
September 2013 - June 2014 (9 months)
Brand Consultant
September 2012 - August 2013 (11 months)
Client Services Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
2008 - 2012 (4 years)
Client Services Director
Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006 - 2008 (2 years)
Management Partner
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998 - 2006 (8 years)
Account Director
London, United Kingdom
1993 - 1998 (5 years)


MA (Hons) in Politics & Criminology

1988 - 1993 (5 years)

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