Justin Hogbin is an independent marketing communications consultant and property developer based in Surrey. Prior to this most recent venture he held board room table roles at Faberge (Global Marketing Communications Director) and Rolex USA/UK (VP, Marketing Communications). And before that, he worked at one of the world’s best known advertising agencies, J. Walter Thompson, as an account director.
Widely travelled, Justin is familiar with the challenges of dealing with matrix organisations and their respective cultural nuances, internally and externally. He has lived and worked in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, UK and the USA and is used to dealing with extensive independent retailer networks based far and wide; from Bangkok to Baku, Little Rock to Las Vegas and most places in between.
Having conducted numerous rounds of qualitative research globally, exploring customer’s changing attitudes toward premium goods and luxury spending, Justin is delighted to be part of the IHA judging panel in a category and amongst a group of people whose primary purpose is ‘enabling customers to build a portfolio of lasting memories.