Alice Burton

Mid Weight Creative, CHI & Partners, United Kingdom

Alice is Mid Weight Creative at CHI & Partners, London.

Before joining CHI & Partners, she worked at Y&R London on clients such as BBC, M&S, Breast Cancer Now, Lloyds Bank, TUI and Land Rover to name a few.

Her most recent notable campaigns include the M&S 2016 Christmas campaign with Mrs Claus, which received global praise, totted up over 60 million views, saw M&S’s profits rise for the first time in 6 years and won a silver Lion at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity 2017. Last year she also created the BBC’s campaign for the 2016 Rio Olympics that saw animated rainforest animals perform Olympic sports. At present her work has been awarded by the British Arrows, Campaign Brand Film festival, the Clio Awards and Cannes Lions.

Before joining Y&R, Alice worked at Fallon London on accounts such as Skoda, Cadbury, Netflix and SCA. Previous to that she studied advertising at West Herts College and Graphic Arts at Winchester School of Art.

Alice regularly works with students entering the industry by giving lectures at universities and presentations at D&AD New Blood.

As well as being passionate about advertising and mentoring young creatives, Alice also enjoys acting. She has performed in a number of amateur dramatic shows including originally written pantomimes.

 

[YOUNG FRIDAY AFTERNOON: SPEECH] Ideas from the heart