Joint Managing Director
Kindred

Sinéad is Managing Director at Kindred and former president of Bloom UK, the professional network for women in communications. Sinéad’s expertise spans social, digital and integrated campaigns and she has delivered award-winning campaigns for Camelot, FOX, Penguin, Lufthansa, Penguin and NCS. Sinéad returned to Kindred in 2016 after a spell at Ogilvy specialising in social and content and became managing partner in early 2018. Passionate about supporting the careers of women in comms, Sinéad founded the annual BloomFest conference and has previously been on the judging panel for The Drum’s 50 under 30.

Judging panel

Will Harvey

digital innovation manager, GB & IOI
Diageo

Lisa Hale

Head of Social Media
Specsavers

Kineta Kelsall

Global Social Media Training Director
Jellyfish

Ellen Stewart

Social Content Lead
Condé Nast

Katy Howell

CEO
immediate future

Sinead Gray

Joint Managing Director
Kindred

Jenny Sprackling

Senior Digital Marketing Manager
Ordnance Survey

Christina Ahmed

Paid Media Performance Director
Greenlight Digital

Rachel Clay

Head of Social Media & Influencer Marketing
Matter Of Form

David Wilding Chair of the judges

Director of Planning
Twitter UK

Ishbel Macleod

Marketing Manager
We Are Hydrogen

Matt Navarra

Social Media Consultant
Matt Navarra Media Ltd

Laura Hopes

Global Social Media Lead
Jaguar Land Rover

David Parkinson

CEO & Co-Founder
Brave & Heart

James Kirkham

Chief Business Officer
Defected Records

Neil Harrison

Head of Media
Royal Mail