Laura Jordan Bambach

Laura Jordan Bambach

CCO at Grey London
London, United Kingdom

About me

One of the world’s few female Chief Creative Officers, Laura is former president of D&AD, has recently been named one of Britain’s most influential people within the Debrett’s 500 annual list for the second year running, scooped up Individual of the Year at the Dadi Awards and been awarded an honorary doctorate for her services to graphic design from University of the Arts, London (Norwich). Laura is a co-founder of SheSays, a global volunteer network which works to get more women into the creative industries. She is also a co-founder of The Great British Diversity Experiment, the largest practical experiment in diversity and its contribution to commercial creative practice.

November 2007 - Present (16 years 7 months)
Co-founder of SheSays, an organisation that educates, promotes and inspires women to take up digital creative careers.
Chief Creative Officer
London, United Kingdom
October 2013 - April 2020 (6 years 6 months)
Mr President is a small, independent creative agency with big ambitions for our clients.

We do grown up work for the digital age. Whether that's a reality show, a social strategy, a robot, an app, a site, a brand behaviour a bit of thought leadership, a Facebook page, an installation, or even an ad.

We make things that make a mark. Or leave a legacy in some way. Whether that’s creative, strategic or for social good. And we work with clients who want to make stuff that matters too.
London, United Kingdom
September 2013 - 2015 (1 year 4 months)
Creative Director (Board Level)
London, United Kingdom
January 2012 - October 2013 (1 year 9 months)
Vice President
London, United Kingdom
September 2012 - January 2013 (4 months)
President-in waiting, working alongside the brilliant Neville Brody and Board of Trustees to make the best industry body better.
Executive Creative Director
London, United Kingdom
February 2009 - January 2012 (2 years 11 months)
Working hard to create truly innovative work for our clients, helping them to answer What's Next - from business transformation to the odd .gif
Group Creative Director
London, United Kingdom
November 2008 - February 2009 (3 months)
Head of Art
London, United Kingdom
February 2005 - November 2008 (3 years 9 months)
Headed up the Design (and for a while Tech) departments - looking after a brilliant team of creative and talented digital artisans. Worked closely with the Creative teams to build award-winning work that delivered real results for clients.

Helped firefight, inspire and plan the direction of the agency; and do all the designer and user ecperience stuff too.
Head of Design
I-D Media London
2003 - 2004 (1 year)
Senior Designer
London, United Kingdom
2001 - 2003 (2 years)
1999 - 2001 (2 years)
Earned my agency stripes getting my hands dirty on a number of projects, from designing credit cards to babysitting celebrities in the office.
Digital Creative Director
1997 - 1999 (2 years)
Helped to move their stable of magazines online, providing unique content without cannibalising the magazine sales.

Was responsible for everything from 3rd party media relationships, good ol' design, bespoke CMS structure and strategy across their full range of titles.


MFA (unfinished), Digital Art

1992 - 2000 (8 years)

Other professional activities


2007 - Present (17 years 5 months)
tion that educates, promotes and inspires women to take up digital creative careers.

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