Chris Dunne

Head of Marketing , Thinkbox

Chris is Head of Marketing at Thinkbox, the marketing trade body for commercial TV in the UK, where he and a crack team of telly addicts work together to help advertisers and agencies get the most out of today's TV.   

Beginning his career at Manchester PR agency Brazen, he next spent 7 years marketing multiple commercial radio brands including Heart and Smooth at GCap, Guardian Media Group Radio and Global. He later moved onto digital and print news to head up consumer marketing at Metro for DMG Media, before joining Thinkbox in 2017.  Highlights at Thinkbox include the 2022 launch of Happily Ever After, the latest in Thinkbox's acclaimed series of TV ads showcasing the power of TV advertising. Chris is also marketing lead for TV Masters, Thinkbox's award-winning online training course in TV advertising, which has certified almost 5,000 graduates in under three years.   

Alongside his role at Thinkbox, Chris is a Board Director at Outvertising, the marketing and advertising industry's not-for-profit LGBTQIA+ advocacy group. He is Mental Health First Aider and a passionate advocate for improved mental health awareness and training in the workplace.