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.

Thomas Kolster

Mr Goodvertising
Thomas Kolster is a man on a mission, one of the early pioneers in the do-good space coining the term Goodvertising to describe the changing advertising landscape that’s become a movement in itself. As an experience advertising professional counting more than 15 years of experience he’s a vocal voice for advertising and brands as a force for good and his book ‘Goodvertising’ is the most comprehensive book to date exploring communication for good. The Huffington Post recently dubbed him ‘Inspirational Leader’.
He’s an experienced keynote speaker featured at events such as SXSW, Eurobest, ad:tech & Sustainable Brands, a columnist for the Guardian and several other publications and a regular judge at international award shows. He’s also the founder of the world’s first best-practice sharing platform for sustainable initiatives, WhereGoodGrows, which was mentioned as ‘one to watch’ by Marketing Week