Lizi Hamer, Regional Creative Director, Octagon Singapore
Lizi Hamer is the regional Creative Director, Octagon. APAC (Asia-Pacific)

Recently she had fun on @GruenHQ, an Australian TV show whose expert panel lifts the lid on advertising, with over a million viewership. Lizi Co-Founded SisuGirls to help build grit in young girls through sport and adventure – mainly skateboarding and true female stories.

This year Lizi was recognised by Campaign as a Women leading change across the Creative industry. She contributed to writing a chapter on the ‘Power of Making’ in The Creative Social Book. And attended Cannes Festival 2017 career acceleration program #SeeItBeIt creative leadership.

Based in Singapore she has been awarded the Top 20 Women to watch in Asia, running SheSays Singapore a creative group to support more women into the industry. And she’s been quoted to have the ‘creative enthusiasm of a school bus on the way to the zoo’.

As a Creative Director, Lizi solves business problems with a creative brain. She has paved the way for global product launches, disrupted the norm on a budget of pennies, changed laws & excited the social sphere.

Career highlights

– Speaking at TEDxPG as a StoryHunter.

– Expert panel on Australian Gruen TV Show, enjoyed hanging with Wil, Russel and Todd.

– Picked up Gold in Entertainment Spikes by helping break male stereotypes.

– I’m the only person outside of Denmark to have designed and built a LEGO character.

– Selected to attend CannesLions with the #SeeItBeIt collective, mentored by Madonna Badger.

– Named as Top 20 Women to watch in Asia-Pacific, by Campaign Asia.

– Presented the Power of Chance at Creative Mornings, Singapore.

– Realised childhood dream to design my own Ice cream van, complete with bugle horn & DJ.

– Presented to The Global Head of Chocolate! Yep that’s a real job title.

– Scooping The Drum, Marketing can change the world, impact award.

– Running the New York Marathon & competing at the Hawaii 70.3 Ironman.

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