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.

Jimmy Smith

Chairman, CEO, CCO Amusement Park Universe
There's this old school funk-a-teer and bassist named Bootsy Collins. He started playing with James Brown when he was just 15-years-old, and then he went on to join George Clinton in Parliament-Funkadelic. It's highly unlikely there is a major rap artist alive or dead who hasn't sampled something with Bootsy's licks in it.
Anyway, Boot is like an uncle to me, and he lives by this saying, "Spreading hope like dope." I try to live by Boot's saying, too. Here's an example: Godspeed