Creative Director, Noah's Ark Communications, Lagos
Craft Jury Member
Maurice is an accomplished professional copywriter with over 16 years’ experience in marketing communications covering Experiential Marketing agencies such as FCB Lagos and FKG2 as well as Advertising agencies like JWT Lagos, LeoBurnette Lagos, DDB Lagos and finally Noah’s Ark Communications where he is currently the Creative Director. Maurice is a graduate of Sociology at the University of Ibadan Oyo, with certificates in Marketing communication and Consumer Behaviour from Edinburgh Business School Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom. Maurice is also on course to acquiring a Level 7 CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing.
Throughout the span of his career, Maurice has had the privilege of charting the course for some of Nigeria and Africa’s elite brands, elevating their market value. Notable mentions are Knorr, Lipton, Durex, South African Airways, Cadbury, MTN, Quickteller, Nike Foundation, Maltina, Nokia, Peak Milk, Airtel, Netflix and more. Maurice’s list of accomplishments has won him accolades covering LAIF awards, Pitchers awards, African Cristal Awards, Epica awards and The Loeries Awards. Maurice was named Marketing Edge Outstanding Creative personality of the year 2019.
Advertising professional by day, Hip hop music enthusiast by night, Maurice is a budding screenwriter and is currently writing his first mythological fiction novel, graphic novel and film.