1.4 Jury Profile – Thierry Albert

THIERRY ALBERT

Creative director

Wieden + Kennedy

Amsterdam

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Thierry Albert is a creative director at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam.

He’s been there for four years, working mainly on Heineken and now on Instagram globally.

Before moving to Amsterdam, Thierry spent eight years in London at Mother and DDB.

He also directs music promos. The latest one for Duke Dumont – the Giver just hit the 22M views on Youtube.

Thierry is French, wears a Vetra worker jacket and uses Aveda Be curly for his hair.

I was born in…
Paris

I now live in…
Amsterdam

I’m listening to…
Taxi Girl

Watching…
the WSL App on the i-phone

Reading…
Vernon Subutex by Virginie Despentes

Dreaming of…
Directing more music promos

I wish I’d known when I was 18 that…
Having kids is so much fun

Sometimes I wish I were …
Matt Wilkinson

My most valuable social media app is…
Instagram

What’s not to love about…
Cape Verde

What epitomises right now?
Brexit. Sadly.

Where’s the next creative centre…
Marseille, France

Best advice you’ve ever been given…
Read the paper every day

In the end what really matters…
Jules and the Upcoming Baby Girl