Kate Humphries

Kate Humphries

Programme Director - Graduate Diploma of Creative Advertising, Master of Design

Prior to becoming the Programme Director for the awards power-house that is our AdSchool, Kate spent over 20 years working as a creative in the advertising industry in the UK.

During her time there she won both creative and effectiveness awards across a variety of global brands including Proctor & Gamble, Mars Worldwide, Lee Jeans, Trinity Mirror Group and Ikea. Her work has appeared in the UK, Western Europe, the US and South America. She has also taught and guest lectured at the Watford School of Advertising and School of Communication Arts in London; AUT and MIT In Auckland; and during her time at MDS she helped set-up an award-winning creative advertising programme at NABA in Milan, Italy where she was the visiting professor for five years.

In 2024, her achievements were recognised, as the recipient of the first ever Outstanding Achievement Award from the Comms Council.