Mario Kerkstra

Born and raised in Holland, I was
educated at Central St Martins.

I’m a multi-award winning
Creative Design Director at
AMV BBDO in London, where my role
as a creative has evolved from
designer to art director to
creative director.

I’m passionate about design and
ideas that have a positive impact
and are crafted to perfection.

My work has been recognised many
times at all the major global
award shows.

Career highlights include a Black
Pencil at D&AD and 7 Grand Prix
at Cannes Lions, which includes
a Design Grand Prix and
an Industry Craft Grand Prix.

I’ve also judged at both D&AD and 
Cannes Lions.

Furthermore, Trash Isles was the
category winner for graphic
design at London’s Design
Museums’s annual Beazley Designs
of the Year Awards. As a result
Trash Isles was also made part of
the Design Museum’s permanent