Chris is an accomplished Creative Director from Melbourne, Australia, currently ranked 7th in the country, according to Campaign Brief. He has created original, memorable and influential work for local and global brands including Jeep, John West, Specsavers and Movember featured in The Huffington Post, The Guardian, AdWeek and Contagious Magazine.
With experience at CHE Proximity and TBWA, Chris joined Cummins&Partners. In six years, he has helped grow the agency from 30 to over 140 people, successfully leading teams to over 20 pitch wins – recognised by both his mother, and consecutive Australian Agency of the Year titles.
After a trip to Rome’s Trevi fountain as a child, Chris developed an affinity for shiny objects. He has since begun collecting them, including the inaugural Clio Grand Prix (Direct) for sports advertising, D&AD, Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, London International Awards, Effies, Spikes, AWARD and 18 nods at the Sirens. His 'Meet Grant' film co-written for the Melbourne Advertising and Design Club received worldwide acclaim.
He is the Victorian Head of Australia's preeminent advertising course, AWARD School, and has also lectured in the RMIT Advertising Masters and Creative Programs. Chris’ creative approach focuses on finding social insight to not just create advertising, but contribute to culture. 
Send me an electronic mail: Chris_Ellis_2003@hotmail.com
Speak to me IRL: 0413 200 843