Kate Murphy
Kate Murphy
creative director
ACNE London

Kate began her career at the London office of an LA start up called the Audience, which united brands with the power of influencers and counted Sean Parker, Ari Emanuel and Oliver Luckett as its co-founders. Following which she moved to Virtue, the creative agency of Vice before joining BBH where she headed up BBH Live and worked on Tesco, Absolut Vodka and London Fashion Week. Kate then joined Lucky Generals to look after Co-op, Zoopla and Fever Tree before joining Acne to run their creative department in London.

Along the way Kate's work has been recognised at Cannes, the Clios and D&AD awards. She was also voted as one of Campaign's 'Next generation of women redefining creativity' in 2018 and more recently, a winner of the WACL ‘Future Leaders Award’ 2019 gaining a grant she used to study a course at Harvard University. In 2020 she was shortlisted for the IPAs iList, a roll call of ad practitioners who are helping to make adland a more inclusive place.