Mike Nicholson.

Professional Mentor to The Creative Industries.


Mike brings almost 25 years of experience to his mentoring for The Creative Industries, The School of Communication Arts 2.0 and D&AD SHIFT. Drawn from the world of digital, design, branding, marketing and advertising.

His approach is to help folks to get better, quicker via talks, workshops and hands on consulting.

Previously he was a creative consultant working for a range of companies and brands. Prior to that he was the Executive Creative Director at Brave, The&Partnership and Toaster (Google Creative Lab's partner).

Since graduating from Central Saint Martins, Mike has worked with some great creative agencies including: AMV BBDO, Google Creative Lab , Wieden + Kennedy and Adam and EVE DDB.
Mike was named the number 1 English Creative in The GUNN Report 2009, and was the youngest member of the AMV board aged 27. His industry accolades include being recognised over 130 times by the D&AD, One Show's,Campaign Big, BTAA’s, Clio's, Cannes Lions, London International Advertising and The Creative Circle awards.
Mike has judged at the D&AD Awards and The Creative Circle Gold Jury.
Mike has won pitches for Nissan, Adidas, BT, BBC, Amazon Prime, Think with Google and Pernod Ricard.
Mike likes green jumpers.
Especially the one The School of Communication Arts Students got him to say thanks:)
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