Brand, Marketing & Communications Director
Cancer Research UK

In The Drum Marketing Awards this year I hope to see brilliantly creative solutions executed with extraordinary passion and aplomb across many channels. And I want to see proof that real business needs have been met in measurable ways.

Anthony Newman is the Brand, Marketing and Communications Director for Cancer Research UK.
Anthony is responsible for driving nearly £100M income through campaigns such as Race for Life and Dryathlon, building the Cancer Research UK brand, and protecting its reputation.
He is one of Marketing Magazine’s Power 100 and was previously named Marketer of the Decade by Precision Marketing. Under his leadership Cancer Research UK was a finalist for The Marketing Society’s Brand of the Year in 2016, their advertising has been awarded Brainjuicer’s coveted 5* status, and is in the UK’s top 3 brands amongst millennials according to YouGov.  



Judging panel

Alan McGarrie

Head of UK Brand Marketing
Tennent Caledonian Breweries/ C&C Brands

Andrew Rayner

Marketing Director

Andy Edge

Chief Commercial Officer
Away Resorts Ltd

Andy Murray

SVP/Chief Customer Officer

Anthony Newman

Brand, Marketing & Communications Director
Cancer Research UK

Christopher Bibby


Cindy Tervoort

UK Marketing Director

David McMurtrie

Head of Publishers UK
Google UK Ltd.

Faye Harcourt

Vice President, Marketing

Hannah Webley-Smith

Customer Director

Isobel Sita-Lumsden

Senior Marketing Director

James Hunt

Vice President, Create Group
CNN International Commercial

Jennie Farmer

Brand Director
De Beers Diamond Jewellers

Keith Moor

‎Chief Marketing Officer

Kenny Jacobs

Chief Marketing Officer

Kerry Chilvers

‎Brands Director
Direct Line Group

Kristof Fahy

Chief Customer Officer
Ladbrokes Coral

Leah Davis

Head of Marketing, Team GB
British Olympic Association

Lloyd Page

Director of Brand Communications
Virgin Media

Mike McGrath

Head of Supporter Management

Natalie Redford

UK Marketing Director for Pepsi Beverages

Nick Chapin

‎General Manager
Virtue UK at VICE Media

Patrick Venning

Marketing Director
Pernod Ricard UK

Pierre Dadd

Head of Brand
Auto Trader PLC

Richard Bowden

Relationship Marketing Director

Sam Olstein

Global Director of Innovation

Sarah Kiefer

Director of Business Marketing, EMEA

Sarah M. Swanson

Head of Marketing

Stephen Vowles


Thierry Campet

Global Head of MarComms and Acquisition
UBS Wealth Management