Lizi Hamer is the Regional Creative Director, Octagon. 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. This year Lizi’s creative ability to tell authentic stories has landed her a heap of metal: Gold in Entertainment Spikes, best branded content in BEfest award and her most proud moment - scooping The Drum: Marketing can change the world, impact award.