2023 INTERNATIONAL JURY PANEL
The 2023 international jury panel is composed of 12 members from 7 countries and led by the founder of Match, Mr. Tomaz Mok. The members are brand executives, marketing strategist, agency founders, design institution professionals etc. In the future, CTYPEAWARDS will continue to expand and promote the diversity of the panel, ensuring that each work is fully reviewed and evaluated with sufficient time.
Chairman of the CTYPEAWARDS International Jury.
Mr. Mok has been in the advertising industry for 43 years and served as Creative Director for McCann Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, Taipei and Mainland China. During the 20 years of his post in China, he has successfully made McCann one of the most awarded advertising agencies. Mr. Mok has served as a judge for multiple major advertising festivals in Cannes, Clio, New York and Asia Pacific. He is currently the director of the New York Advertising Festival, and an advisor at Clio Awards, Longxi Awards, Taipei Creative Festival, and Chinese Advertising Festival.
APPLY TO BECOME A JURY
You are also welcome to nominate someone to be a member of our jury, or even become one yourself!
Together with the current members of the jury, we will review your application and decide whether you qualified to enter panel.
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Masa Cui founded Mariedalgar, one of the leading makeup brands in China, in 2006 and was the first to bring a Chinese makeup brand into Sephora. She has also curated numerous art exhibitions, including the annual Mariedalgar exhibitions. Masa has served as a jury for Pentawards and CTYPEAWARDS for many years.
Founder & Global Creative Director
Franck studied at the superior school of industrial design but eventually dropped out in 1992. Instead, he dedicated entirely to CARRÉ BASSET, the agency he and his friend Guillaume Carré founded together 25 years ago. Franck's considerable experience in design and unique artistic vision brought innovative creations and the agency is considered a catalyst by his clients. In Franck’s perspective, the all-time best designer is no other than Victor Hugo: "Form is the substance that rises to the surface".
Founder & CEO
Founder and CEO of BETC Design. Christophe Pradère is a multicultural designer, whose footprints are located in Paris, Berkeley, Tokyo, Beijing and other major cities in the world. After completing the professional study of marketing, he continued to specialize in design at the Domus Academy in Milan. Christophe Pradère chose at the beginning of his career as a brand design manager in Asia. Today, Christophe continues to design brand experiences with a holistic design approach. Christophe's holism comes from his research on anthropology and sociology. He created a brand-new overall strategic methodology, embodies the uniqueness of the methodology from the perspective of brand ceremony concept, and enhances brand experience through innovation in products and services. Christophe Pradère has taught at Parsons School of Design, Paris College of Art, SKEMA Nice Business School, and is a frequent speaker at ESSEC Business School, French Institute of Decorative Arts and IFM Fashion Institute.
Creative Designer Director
Xu Jun is the chief designer at Shanghai Jahwa. For more than 20 years, he has mainly engaged in product design and the development of cosmetic brands including Herborist, Liushen, Maxam, Gaofu and other well-known domestic brands. His works have won awards including the Shanghai Excellent New Product Design Award, National Excellent Design Award, PackStar Award, Oriental Star Design Award, Pentawards and multiple domestic Invention and Creation Patent Design awards. He has won honorable titles including Shanghai Labor Model, Excellent Design Artist of Virtue and Art, Pioneer of Chinese Design etc.
Founder & Executive Creative Director
Member of the Board of Directors of the Thai Graphic Design Association (ThaiGa)
and Chairman of the Thai Packaging Design Association (ThaiPDA). He is frequently invited
to serve as a member of the international jury panel at design competitions such as PENTAWARDS, Core77 Design Awards, Asian Student Packaging Design Competition (ASPAC), Topawards Asia, DeMark, Dremel, SME Awards etc. He is a professor at a leading university and often publishes as a guest columnist for many publishers. In addition,
he founded PROMPT DESIGN in 2009 where he is committed skillful marketing strategies and design creations.
Partner, Futures & Insight
Sophie leads Pearlfsher's Futures, Insight and Innovation sector across four studios around the world. Over the course of her career, she has helped shape the future of challengers and iconic brands, including Samsung, Allianz, Vodafone, Unilever, Waitrose, JoMalone and SohoHouse. She shared her insights on how brands are facing the impact due to cultural shifts through international stages like TEDx, London Design Week, Food Matters, Marketing and Cosmoprof. She is also a columnist for Luxury Society, Huff Post, Branding Magazine, PSFK, The Sunday Telegraph, Monocle and Elle Magazine.
Leader of MA Fashion Communication
CENTRAL ST. MARTIN
Roger Tredre is MA Fashion Communication Course Leader at Central Saint Martins, London. Among a series of high-profile roles in media, he was launch Editor-in-Chief of global trends website WGSN and Senior Vice President Content of innovation service Stylus.com. He has lectured worldwide, including Tsinghua and Donghua universities in China, and has written for newspapers such as The Times and The Observer and magazines including Vogue and Vanity Fair. He has consulted for companies including Hugo Boss and Condé Nast. He is co-author of The Great Fashion Designers, the second edition of which was published by Bloomsbury in 2020.
Chief Administrative Officer
M&C SAATCHI (CHINA)
Mr. Yang Zhenghua has more than 30 years of advertising experience. He was the CEO of Publicis Shanghai/Guangzhou and successfully made Publicis one of the top 3 acclaimed advertising agencies during his 12 years in post. He specializes in the marketing of complex products, including finance, technology, healthcare, beauty, F&B products etc. In recent years, he has also participated in online digital marketing (served as CEO of Wangfan from 2012 to 2017) and comprehends the various applications of e-commerce and social platforms.
In August 2019, Mr. Yang joined M&C SAATCHI (China) and is committed to enhancing communication benefits and help clients navigate through the China’s rapidly changing environment.
LUC BUONO CONSULTING
As an experienced Fashion Designer and Creative Director with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry, Luc Buono founded his consulting agency in Shanghai in 2018. He is skilled in Trend Analysis, Product Development, Marketing Strategy and Brand Identity. Strong Arts and design professional graduated from ESMOD international. During the 14 years in China, he was Product Development Director and Creative Director for brands like CH'IN祺, METERSBONWE, ME&CITY and MOOMOO.