18 Feet & Rising › About

 18 Feet & Rising is a creative agency 
 with ambition to be different  
 for the sake of being better. 

 LEADERSHIP 

ANNA CARPEN
ECD

Anna graduated from the Watford School of Advertising and joined 18 Feet & Rising as employee number 6. From Campaign’s ‘Face to Watch ​' to becoming the youngest Creative Director in the UK, Anna is a force like no other. She has led many large projects for 18 Feet, ​ most recently the smash hit Christmas 2015 ​campaign​ for House of Fraser. Anna’s Freeview ad was in the nation’s top 20 on ITV ​ in ​ Christmas 2011 and she recently appeared on the D&AD’s Next Directors Shortlist.

JONATHAN TRIMBLE
CEO

Jonathan was trained at BMP DDB (four times Campaign’s Agency of the Year). The combined awards gleaned across his clients put him on the Board at 30. In 2010, he led the breakaway out of Fallon (twice Campaign’s Agency of the Year) to form 18 Feet & Rising. His experience covers all sectors. In 2014, Jonathan was named a Debrett’s 500 People of Today in the Sunday Times, marking him as one of the UK’s most influential people in advertising today.
linkedin 

ROB WARD
STRATEGY PARTNER

Rob graduated with a first from Oxford before working client side as part of Barclay’s Global Investment team. He subsequently joined BBH (five time Campaign’s Agency of the Year). Over a seven year period he led development on some of the agency’s multi-award winning campaign platforms including; ‘Dirt is Good’ for Persil (Unilever), KFC and Tango. Rob joined 18 Feet & Rising in 2011 as Head of Strategy. He pioneered the agency's 'prototyping' process whereby strategy and creative work in exact tandem. Rob takes a deep interest in effectiveness and in 2014, this work was acknowledged with an IPA Silver award.
linkedin