John Lewis Christmas Ads, Closing the Gender Gap, and Marketing Marijuana - Sarah Collinson

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Sarah Collinson is Head of Account Management at Joan, a startup creative agency based in NYC that works with Google and YouTube.

Prior to joining Joan, Sarah spent 4 years at world-renowned advertising agency Anomaly where, among other things, she helped create one of the most highly-acclaimed cannabis brands in the world today.

Originating from Swansea, she studied History at Oxford before moving to London, and later New York, to build a successful career in advertising.

On this episode, Richard and Gideon discuss Joan’s efforts to bridge the gender and diversity gap, what Sarah looks for when hiring, and where to get a good pint in Swansea on a Monday night in 2002.


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