Stephen Van Elst joins Imagination as Global Innovation Director and Creative Director

29 May 2019


Stephen Van Elst, Imagination

Stephen Van Elst joins us in a dual role as Global Innovation Director for our relationship with Ford Motor Company and Creative Director within Imagination’s Immersive Studio.

Stephen returns to Imagination after a 16-year absence, having originally launched his career in Imagination’s London studio in 2000, leading teams in London, New York, and Detroit.

Award winning work

Carving out an illustrious international career, Stephen has created award-winning work for some of the world's leading brands including Ford, Nissan, Cisco, Nike, Pepsi and the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  

Commenting on the hire, Patrick Reid, CEO of the Imagination Group said, “Stephen’s return to Imagination demonstrates our continued focus and investment to think beyond convention and our commitment to creating groundbreaking experiences which transform behaviour.”  

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