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Inspirational Foundations line-up of speakers for 2015 revealed

Each year the IPA runs a dedicated two-day course aimed at new talent joining the industry. Called ‘Inspirational Foundations’ it features leading speakers from across the industry who share their stories and knowledge in order to excite and inspire the next generation of talent.


Now in its fifth year, the 2015 speakers, announced today, include high profile names from Nike, Wieden+Kennedy, Karmarama and  WCRS amongst others. The new generation will also get to explore the joint role of creativity and effectiveness and how both are essential in the marketing mix.


  • Torie Wilkinson, Head of Account Management, WCRS and Partner, Engine
  • Andy Kay, Head of Account Management Wieden + Kennedy


  • Debbie Klein, Chief Executive, Engine and Chairman, WCRS
  • Leon Jaume, Executive Creative Director, WCRS and Join Executive Creative Director, Engine
  • Dan Hill, Head of Planning, Karmarama
  • Ed Collin, Senior Brand Communications Director, Nike EMEA
  • Jon Wilkins, Chairman, Karmarama
  • Andy Nairn, Founding Partner,  Lucky Generals
  • Donald Gunn, Founder, Gunn Report

For more information visit the Inspirational Foundations page or contact

You can also read what a delegate from last year's course thought here. 

Last updated 17/09/2015

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