Thierry ASTIER
Executive Creative Director,
GREY, Paris

Thierry Astier started his career as a copywriter and has worked for several agencies such as TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi and FCB. In 2004, he created his own advertising agency named “Les Anges Gardiens” (The Guardian Angels), 100 % independent and with no shareholders, hiring 17 collaborators and working on several projects nationwide and at the European level.

In 2006, he developed the business by creating a second entity entirely devoted to production named "Lag Prod", which achieved within 6 years 200 films and as many shooting and video clips.

At the beginning of 2012, he joined Grey Paris to manage the Creative department. Since his arrival, the agency has won many new clients such as: LEGO France and Duplo, Rochas
Fragrances International, Teisseire, Volvo, Chupa Chups, the launch of Ubisoft Far Cry 4 game. His numerous awards won and short-listed work have been honored by: SEPM (French Press Syndicate); Golden Awards of Montreux; El Chupete; Epica; Cristal Festival; One Show; FWA; Cannes and Top Com Consumer.

Thierry is also one of the 25 judging members of the Grey Creative Council, a creative Top Manager Comity which function is to guarantee a high creative level within Grey Group throughout the world.