Rob Belgiovane is a founding partner and Executive Creative Director of Belgiovane Williams Mackay (BWM) and board director of the BWM Group, the largest independent marketing communications group in Australia.
BWM’s clients include Telstra BigPond, Telstra Business LG Electronics, Masserati, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Citroen, Virgin Money, Guinness, GIO, Sanitarium, Simplot and NIB.
In 1988 Rob founded BAM, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most awarded agencies. In 1995 he joined Saatchi & Saatchi, Melbourne as creative director and management board member.
Rob has judged on the Australian film jury at the Cannes International Ad Festival, the Australian Writers and Art Directors Awards (AWARD), the Asian Advertising Awards and last year judged the Lynx Awards in the Middle East.
Rob has won many national and international awards for both creativity and effectiveness.
In 2006 BWM’s work for Telstra BigPond was included in the permanent collection of the department of film and media in the New York Museum of modern art. Last year BWM’s agency work for Telstra BigPond was voted Australia’s favourite ad campaign by A Current Affair.
Rob is a well-known commentator on advertising and marketing, appearing regularly on TV news and current affairs programs such as the Nine Network’s A Current Affair and the Seven Network’s Today Tonight. He also has a weekly segment on radio station 2UE.