Stephanie Matthews

Senior Business Director

Creative Equals

Stephanie Matthews is an inclusion and diversity consultant who believes in equity for all. As Senior Business Director for Creative Equals, she works with global brands who want to embed long-lasting systemic change into their business practices and brand DNA. Her clients include Philips, H&M Group, Diageo, Aviva, and Daily Mail Group.

Prior to this, she spent 15+ years as a global advertising executive, leading marketing campaigns at Virgin and the RAC and creating award-winning advertising insights for Channel 4, ITV, and News CorpOutside of the day job, she’s active in a number of industry diversity initiatives including the women’s network Bloom UK as 2019 President, Stonewall’s School Role Model programme and the Media Trust and BelEve’s mentoring programme.

She’s been recognised as one to watch, with a WACL Future Leader Award in 2017/18 and awarded the #2 HERoes Future Leader in 2019.

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