Noah Regan is Head of Art at DDB Sydney. He has over 25 years of experience in the advertising and design industry working in Australia, UK, Denmark and Singapore.
Since joining DDB in 2015 Noah has been an integral part of the creative leadership team that has led the agency to become one of the top creative agencies in Australia, winning multiple major prizes at major international and local award shows including Cannes, D&AD, London International and AWARD, as well as being voted Campaign Brief Australian creative agency of the year in 2018 and runner-up in 2019.
Prior to joining DDB Sydney, Noah was Executive Creative Director at Host Singapore and a regular contributor to Campaign Asia magazine. Previous to his stint in Asia, he was Creative Director and Partner at The Monkeys, Sydney. During his tenure at The Monkeys, he oversaw dynamic growth within the agency growing from 10 employees to become the largest independent creative agency in Australia with over 90 employees. His time there coincided with many creative highlights including being awarded Gold at the Clio and Effie awards and being selected at every other major award show including D&AD, One Show and AWARD. The Monkeys were named Campaign Brief NSW Creative Agency of the Year, Australian Creative magazine’s top ‘Creative Hot Shop’ and B&T magazine’s advertising agency of the year two years in a row. In 2011, his ‘Ship Song Project’ campaign for Sydney Opera House was named B&T’s campaign of the year and Australian Creative magazine’s Ad of the year and was awarded Grand Prix and Gold at the Australasian Branded Entertainment Awards.
Prior to joining The Monkeys, he worked at DDB London, creating numerous award-winning campaigns for Harvey Nichols, Volkswagen and Marmite and helping DDB London rank third at the 2008 Cannes Advertising Festival.
He has won multiple awards at every major international award show. UK Campaign magazine selected his work as one of the ten best UK press campaigns of the noughties. He has been named as one of the top 40 under 40 industry figures in Australian Advertising and media by AdNews magazine. In 2008, he was awarded Grand Prix in the Epica Advertising annual and in 2007, was the world’s most featured Art Director in Luerzer’s Archive Magazine.