Agency Partner

Wayne is the UK Agency Partner, and has worked with some of out biggest agency and clients in the UK. Prior to Facebook, Wayne spent 15 years in media and creative agencies in London, New York and Boston. He worked on big brands at agencies as varied as Initiative Media, Carat, Diffiniti, VCCP, Ogilvy, Mindshare and OMD International. Wayne was one of the founding directors working with Stelios haji-ioannou (founder of EasyJet) to launch a network of internet cafes across the UK, Europe and the USA in early 2000 and also founded a media business within creative agency VCCP and served as Managing Director where he turned the business profitable in the first year.  Wayne is an experienced marketer and has a great track record in working with senior marketers to drive growth in their business and to focus on business outcomes instead of social ones.


“I am very excited to be judging these awards and finding those strategies and campaigns that are allowing brands to connect with people in a meaningful way.”

Judging panel

Sonia Carter


Hollie Bennett

UK Digital and Community Manager
Sony Computer Entertainment

Chris Bailes

Head of Trading

Wayne Bickerton

Agency Partner

Peter Biven

Global Head of Digital Marketing
Jaguar Land Rover

Kat Brown

Social Media Editor
Glamour UK


Co-Founder and Director
Social Life

Jerry Daykin

Head of Global Media Partnerships

Teague Emery

Director of Social Media
Think Jam

Lucie Kerley

Founder, Creative Digital Strategist & Social Media Consultant
Agent K

Anthony Leung

Social Media Manager
Pret A Manger

Kristian Lorenzon

Head of Social Media
O2 UK Telefonica UK Limited

Ryan Murphy

Creative Director

Laurier “Lo” Nicas Alder

Head of Social
TMW Unlimited

Akhil Suchak

Head of Digital
Huawei (UK)

Jeremy Waite


Jack Wallington

Community Director
The Student Room Group