Meet the D&AD Impact Council

The D&AD Impact Council is made up of senior figures from across the creative, social entrepreneur, Venture Capital and NGO space and exists to support and represent D&AD Impact’s mission to drive creativity that powers change.

Fernando Machado

Senior Vice President Global Brand Management Burger King
Fernando joined Burger King in 2014 after spending 18 years in Unilever. Awarded as Grand Brand Genius by Adweek and as International Marketer of the Year in 2013 by M&M Global, Fernando led the groundbreaking "Dove Sketches" campaign. At Burger King, Fernando is infusing the brand with purpose, modernizing its design, and landing iconic campaigns like Proud Whopper, McWhopper and Whopper Sign. With >50 Lions, 11 Yellow Pencils (D&AD), 1 Grandy and 1 Grand Effie, Fernando believes that brands with purpose achieve long term advantage and better business results.