Full Name
Ally Owen
Job Title
Brixton Finishing School
Speaker Bio
Diversity Activist and ally, Founder of Brixton Finishing School, The AD-Cademy and Hoxton United. Ally's on a mission to rewrite the industry's 'talent blueprint' so it includes all voices, and designs projects that plug into the existing ecosystem so it's easy for companies to enact change.

Named by Campaign's as one of the "Women that inspire them" (2019), as 'A Woman to Watch' in Europe (Ad Age 2020) and as "A Change Maker' in the BIMA 100 (2020), and awarded The Judges Special Choice Award at The Media Leaders Awards 2022, Ally is re-writing the Media, Creative and Digital Industries 'talent blueprint' so it reflects the communities it serves. Building out a new superhighway for talent from underserved communities to arrive and thrive in our industry.
Ally Owen