Stuart Bowden

Global Chief Strategy Officer @ MEC

Shortlist and Final Jury

As Global Chief Strategy Officer, Stuart leads MEC’s global strategy and is responsible for designing, integrating and championing MEC’s strategic product and applying that for the benefit of our clients. 3 Stuart has over 20 years’ experience working in the media and advertising industry, predominantly as a strategist. He has worked in a number of senior roles at media and creative agencies including PHD, Vizeum and Grey London as well as client side at BT.

Stuart initially joined MEC in 2007 as head of planning. He went to Vizeum as CSO in 2010 before rejoining MEC as MD a year later. He was promoted to joint CEO in April 2014 and remains heavily client focused, providing strategic consultation on a number of accounts including Lloyds Banking Group and Public Health England. Stuart joined the global management team in February 2016.