Jury President

Alan Kelly
Copywriter, CD, ECD and CCO, Rothco

Alan has been at Rothco for 10 years as copywriter, CD, ECD and now CCO. During that time Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, has become Ireland’s biggest and most successful creative agency, working with some amazing clients and brands. Along the way Alan has won Lions,D&AD and One Show pencils, Grand Clios and the prestigious Grand Prix in Cannes. He has also judged at Cannes Lions, D&AD, Dubai Lynx, LIAs, One Show, & Clios.


Jacquie Mullany
Executive Creative Director, VMLY&R South Africa 

Jacquie is a writer of words, lover of ideas, and a trainer of unicorns. She began her journey as an art director, did some coding, then fell into copywriting as she moved her way TTL. She has worked on many brands over the past 16 years, including Standard Bank, Nando’s, Adidas, Appletiser, City Lodge Hotel Group and McDonald's.

In addition to having her work recognised at multiple award shows, she has also had the honour of judging a few of them as well.

Most importantly, she is fluent in three languages, including Emoji and Giphy, and has made herself at home as Executive Creative Director at VMLY&R South Africa.