Head of Design

Originally from Durban, Clay has over 12 years of industry experience working on several of the world’s biggest brands at some of the UK’s best agencies.

Clay has been at Ogilvy since 2012 and now leads their team of talented designers and innovators as Head of Design. With a diverse range of skills, he has played an instrumental role in crafting and leading award winning design for Land Rover, Hellmann’s, IBM, Amex and BA to name a few.

He believes the design process is integral to creating great, successful and compelling work within a highly competitive and increasingly complex industry.

Judging panel

Andrew German

Partner, Director of Practice
Sheppard Robson

Chris Jeffreys

Senior Creative

Clayton Gray

Head of Design

Danny Bickerton

Head of Design

Eric Parry

Eric Parry Architects

Franki Goodwin

Creative Director
Saatchi & Saatchi

John Pelan

Scottish Civic Trust

Matt Michaluk

Design Director

Lou Hunter

Creative Director
Brand Union

Neil Cooper

Creative Director, Visual Design

Penny Lewis

Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Planning
University of Dundee

Rob Wade

Group Creative Director
Smith & Milton

Sean Murray

Head of Marketing
Scottish Event Campus