Sharon Edmondston

Judge 2021
M&C Saatchi Sydney, Creative Director

After many years at GCB and Junior in Brisbane, Sharon joined M&C Saatchi in August 2015 where she has held the position of creative director on Optus, Lexus, BWS and is currently taking care of the Baiada, TikTok and Tattarang accounts. Before coming to M&C Saatchi Sharon spent 5 years at Leo Burnett Sydney where she held the role of creative director on the Samsung account.

She has picked up metal at almost every international award show, has run some of the worlds biggest accounts and played a pivotal role in the progression of numerous world class agencies, her peers and the wider communications industry. And as a champion for diversity, has worked with key change makers in the industry to level the playing field for female directors and photographers.

Sharon has helped win agency of the year titles for a whole spectrum of specialist agencies. And in the meantime, gained a wealth of experience in areas such as CRM, digital, social, experiential and innovation. Those skills have helped build major brands including Lexus, Samsung, Diageo, McDonald’s, Woolworths and Optus.