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Pablo Maldonado
Executive Creative Director
Wunderman Thompson, Dubai

 

Born in Buenos Aires, Pablo’s journey has seen him thrive at different agencies and markets: from Argentina and Mexico to the USA and the UAE. He has led global, regional and local campaigns for brands such as Burger King, Bose, Philips, Got Milk?, VW, AB InBev, and Heineken, to name a few.

He achieved over 200 awards at major creativity and effectiveness festivals across diverse media. Pablo is a regular judge at award shows including the New York Festivals, British Cresta, and several times at Diente CCA (Creative Circle of Argentina). His work is well-known among people, juries and the press alike, having been featured in Fast Company, VICE, Contagious, Khaleej Times, Ad Age’s Pick of the Day, and recently, on the Lürzer's Archive cover, a first for the MENA region. One of his projects is also part of the permanent collection at the Poster House Museum in New York.

Galaletsang Kgoathe
Creative Director
The Odd Number

 

Galaletsang Kgoathe is a Creative Director at The Odd Number. It was his love for telling stories that led him to a career in advertising as he believes that they have the power to entertain and inspire people.

Galaletsang is a multi-award winning creative. He hopes he can cultivate a career in the advertising industry that will inspire other young people to try their hand at advertising, as well as encourage them to follow their dreams and passions

Jason Nartey
Founder / Chief Creative Officer
The Storytellers

 

A natural Storyteller, Jason and his teams have had the privilege of telling compelling stories for local and international brands in several African markets.

Jason has led brand-building efforts for multinational brands including MTN, Vodafone, Safaricom, Guinness, Woodin and countless others in over 12 African countries (including Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Cote D’Ivoire, Benin, Togo, Senegal, Cameroon and South Africa) over the span of his 18-year career.

Over his career, Jason has amassed an enviable collection of Creative Awards from reputable Advertising Award Firms including African Cristal, Pitcher and other Award Festivals. Currently, Jason serves as the Founder/CEO of the Storytellers, consults for leading Agencies in Ghana, Nigeria, Cote D’Ivoire and Dubai and is a part-time lecturer at the Accra International School of Advertising and Design(AiSad).

Jason is the ecstatic father of 2 girls, Jayda and Janelle and an avid student of the martial arts.

 

Louis Enslin
Owner / Composer / Sound Designer
Produce Sound

 

Louis Enslin worked in theatre as FOH engineer during the late 90’s, and in 2003 he started working at Produce Sound. In 2004 he bought the company from the previous owners after relocating to the Refinery (One of South Africa’s top Post Houses in the early 2000’s). In 2012 he opened up the new four suite studio facility and started a collective with some of the top talent in South Africa.

In 2019 Produce relaunched as an Audio Agency providing creative audio solutions were we love to experiment and find new, sometimes crazy, ways to design sound and compose music. Louis won numerous awards in the advertising industry including Cannes Lion’s, Loeries, D&AD’s, Promax’s, One Show’s, Pendoring’s and was nominated for Best Producer at the SAMA’s in 2016. In the same year, Produce Sound was named the Radio and Audio company of the year at the LIA’s (London International Awards). He recently obtained his master's degree in creative media with a focus on audio and music perception including assistive listening technologies through SAE and Middlesex University in the UK and is also the owner of Heard and Co-owner of Heylu and Bright Above.

 

Thibedi Meso
Executive Creative Director / Partner
Brave Group

Thibedi is an Executive Creative Director (Partner) at Brave Group which includes 5 specialist agencies.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design and has over 12 years of experience as a Copywriter; a time in which he has built an impressive portfolio of work on brands such as Standard Bank, Nissan, Mazda, Discovery Life, M-Net, Metropolitan, OLX and Sowetan to name a few.

With a few awards won both locally and internationally, his proudest moment is still that one time his grandmother bragged to her friends about a TV commercial he made for Discovery Life: “Ela ya makgoa a go bina ko lenyalong”.