Head of Strategy, Havas
Britt Iversen is Head of Strategy at creative agency Havas London. An award-winning strategist with more than 20 years’ experience in the UK creative industries, she also sits on the leadership team of the agency she joined in 2021.
Born in Denmark, Iversen started in research at Hall & Partners Soho before being pinched by Mother, where she stayed for a decade – winning D&AD awards for PG Tips’ Al & Monkey and Pot Noodle, spearheading Diageo’s innovation portfolio and embedding Pimm’s as the UK’s summer brand.
She has galvanised the founders, board and leadership team at made.com, moved OVO Energy’s positioning from start-up to lead player in the energy market, and led the comms strategy on Unilever’s tea category as well as their global internal Integrity campaigns for greater corporate fairness.
Iversen is also the co-founder of storytelling-based creative shop Visual Editions, which won a Peabody Award for excellence in digital storytelling for mobile storytelling space Editions At Play, created in collaboration with Google Creative Lab.
An open disability inclusion advocate, a lover of people, culture and creative doing, Britt is a passionate believer in equality for all and the power of creativity to positively influence life for everyone.