About Chaka Sobhani


Chaka Sobhani

Chief Creative Officer

Leo Burnett

Chaka Sobhani

Creativity in the modern media ecosystem

Chaka Sobhani is Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett and Fallon London.

With over 20 years experience, she has worked for the biggest broadcasters, brands and agencies worldwide.
Before joining the ad industry, Chaka spent ten years as an award winning film-maker and in Television. She set up ITV’s first in-house creative agency, during which time, the network regained the no.1 position in the UK, created its most successful global formats and content in the X Factor and Downton Abbey, and won the prestigious Channel of the Year for the first time in their history, as well as numerous BAFTA’s and the Rose D’Or.

Chaka then spent a number of years at leading independent agency Mother, running a number of accounts and building their content ability, before joining Leo Burnett.
She has worked on countless brands including McDonalds, Coca Cola, Kelloggs, Samsung, Boots, Skoda, AXA, Co-op, Sky, NSPCC, Stella Artois, Agent Provocateur and Adidas.
Highly awarded amongst all the major honours, she has been privileged to serve as jury member and President at the worlds greatest awards shows.
Under her tenure, Leo Burnett was named Agency of the Year 2016 by Epica and Direct Agency of the Year 2016 by Campaign. She has featured in Campaigns Top 10 Creative Leaders consistently for the past 4 years and sits on the board of the Andys, British Arrows, Creative Circle and Facebook EMEA Creative Council.

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