AKQA Ramps Up Strategic Planning Team in London

By Kiran Aditham 

AKQA added some bulk to its strategic planning team as the agency’s not only brought on Rachel Lawlan (pictured) as planning director, but six more staffers ranging from senior planners to associates.

On the senior strategic planning level, the agency added Sebastian Kemmler, Simon Wassef, James Filmer and Gabriella Petter to the mix, while Sarah Waite and David Prentell join as strategic planner and associate strategic planner, respectively.


As for planning director Lawlan, the new AKQA member previously worked at DDB on VW most notably and also led the Sony Ericsson and ITV accounts at Dare. All seven new AKQA hires will be based in the digital agency’s London office.

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