Meet the Jury

Our jury panel is comprised of an international pool of creative industry professionals from art and creative directors, curators, publishers and other influential luminaries.

Michael Scantlebury

Impero / Founder & Creative Director

Michael Scantlebury C2A jury board member

Originally from New Zealand, Michael Scantlebury set up the country’s largest online dining guide ( and Australasia’s most visited movie publication (, before he came to the UK, just over ten years ago.

In 2009, Michael Scantlebury founded award-winning agency Impero as an innovative, risk-taking creative agency. It was created to do one thing, return tired brands to ‘Fame & Glory’. First founded in London, Impero has now expanded into Latin America with a second office in Buenos Aires.

Over ten years, Impero has built a reputation for delivering engaging and result-driven campaigns for brands such as General Mills, Havana Club Rum, Danone, MoneySuperMarket, 7UP, UGG and West Midlands Trains.