Faheem Chaudhry

Partner & Managing Director of M&C Saatchi Abel JHB

Faheem has a BSocSci in Politics and Organisational Psychology from the University of Cape Town and a post graduate in Marketing and Communications Management from the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business. He has won over 40 creative & effectiveness awards internationally including Gold Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show, D&AD, Loeries, Apex, Assegai’s and more. Faheem has worked in over 15 countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, having spent 4 years at M&C Saatchi’s Global HQ in London. In 2017, he was named Rising Star by the South African Chamber of Commerce in the UK, having previously been ranked in the top ten strategists and named Young Marketer of the Year. He has twice addressed the United Nations on the power of communication to change the world. Faheem was part of the M&C Saatchi Abel team that founded The Street Store, helping clothe over half a million homeless people in 130 cities worldwide. As Partner & Managing Director of M&C Saatchi Abel JHB he leads an agency of 150 people, partnering with clients such as Standard Bank, Nando’s, Lexus and Pepsico. M&C Saatchi Abel has twice been named South Africa’s large agency of the year. He is the 2022 Chairperson of the Financial Mail’s Adfocus Awards.