In 2015 his work for Shield therapeutics ‘Boring symposium’ campaign won three bronzes at Lions Health in Cannes and propelled CDM London to second place in agency of the year.
He is also the author of ‘How to Pick Up People at Parties and Other Tips for Marketing Executives’ – a book about advertising and how to do it nicely.
Julian Astin is a much-awarded Creative Director (320 awards to date).
He is passionate about big ideas that have the scale and flexibility to transcend traditional advertising media or language borders and that truly break through and connect on a human level.
In his spare time he plays guitar in a band and writes a popular blog about creativity and pharma.
Designed to be flexible and modular, the programme includes a 3 day core module and a series of one day modules that together build into a comprehensive programme on pharmaceutical marketing.
Learn More The ABPI workshops give you a firm understanding of key Code principles and how these apply in everyday situations.Mathew is now the Creative Director and co-founder of Cuttsy Cuttsy, a healthcare communications agency that he set up with his sister Caroline Benson in 2011.Marc has worked in health advertising for almost 10 years, initially with Paling Walters where he cut his teeth on pharma and consumer brands as a junior copywriter.Whilst working at a large network agency, Mathew spent two years living in Princeton, New Jersey, setting up and running the company’s creative department.During this time, he was responsible for some of the early pioneering work in healthcare apps, including working on one of the very first medical apps to be launched, back in 2010.As one of the original members of Lane, Earl and Cox I have watched our industry (and LEC) evolve to a point where there has never been greater diversity or opportunity.