Antoinette De Lisser

APA D&I Consultant

Antoinette De Lisser is a force majeure having been in, on or around the advertising, production and creative sectors around 30 years. A career dating back to the 1990s encompassing: Television Sales, Ratings and Programme Scheduling at Carlton Television. Understanding Brand Value at Interbrand; Plotting stunts & experiential media at Rocket (Part of the PHD Group). And over a decade working alongside the infamous adman, Trevor Beattie at TBWA, moving on with the founders: launching award winning ad agency BMB – earning the moniker, “Legend”. Onto establish her own creative recruitment company The Legend Company, then in 2017, joining the world of Post Production; marketing and sales strategy at Absolute.

Since 2019, Antoinette has been poised to bring a new wave of talent into the industry (Iconic Steps / Westminster Creative Council) – from her own, unique, standpoint and regularly shares her story with incoming talent (Night School, BBC U Creatives, Iconic Steps), alongside judging: AICP (US), Creative Circle UK & Ciclope Berlin, sometimes presenting & writing, as well as: sitting on advisory committees and councils: Green The Bid (US), POCC and is a proudly, elected member of the APA Council. Antoinette was also an integral part of the working group for the BECTU x APA Commercials Production Diversity Action Plan.

To date, Antoinette de Lisser can be found at Lammas Park or LS Productions where she continues to use: her unique lived experience, skills, power, position and network to CONTINUALLY change the DEI narrative – and has been: Being It & Doing It since the Summer of 1989.

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