Head of Gaming Partnerships
WAR CHILD UK

Wayne is currently the Head of Gaming Partnerships Manager at War Child UK having spent the last 3 ½ years building the gaming partnerships proposition, team & gaming strategy in an effort to raise vital funds to support to the most vulnerable children whose lives, families and communities have been torn apart by war.

Working across the entire gaming sector with studios such as Wargaming.net, Bethesda Game Studios, Creative Assembly, Sports Interactive, Facebook, Bandai-Namco Europe, 2K, 11 bit studios, and more, Wayne has overseen & grown multiple gaming activations including RE-PLAY, Day of the Girl and the multi-award-winning Armistice.

Before moving to War Child, Wayne previously worked as the EMEA Brand Partnerships & Advertising Manager at Rovio (Angry Birds), managing clients including Hasbro, Pepsico, P&G and Sky and before that, as the EMEA Advertising Manager at King (Candy Crush Saga) working with Unilever, Universal Music & Reckitt Benckiser.

Why I am judging these awards

I’m grateful for the team at The Drum Social Awards to invite me to join the panel as it’s a great opportunity to highlight the positive & life-changing collaborative work that is happening across multiple sectors.

Judging panel

Emily De Groot

ops consultant & dear adland
Emily de Groot Ltd

Ken Banks

head of social purpose
Yoti

Tessa Tricks

Creative Partner
Hubbub

Reuben Turner

creative partner & founder
GOOD Agency

Helen Jones

Creative Director
Shelter UK

Wayne Emanuel

Head of Gaming Partnerships
WAR CHILD UK

Anita Yuen

strategic partnerships social good
Facebook

Kristen Hallenga

founder
CoppaFeel!

Tom Stevens

director of marketing
Pride in London

Sarah McDonald

global director purposeful marketing & sustainability
Unilever

Ben Greensmith

uk country manager (GM)
Tony's Chocolonely

Jo Wallace

creative director
JWT

Johnty Gray

mass engagement director
WaterAid

Kate Bosomworth

cmo
MC Saatchi

Hilary Jones

ethical director
Lush Cosmetics

Sophia Story

Chief Changemaker
3 SIDED CUBE

Chris Barnes

founder & CEO
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