Susan Albuquerque
Susan Albuquerque
Executive Creative Director/Partner
Uzina Lisboa
Susana is ECD of Uzina, an independent agency based in Lisbon. She’s also the president of the Portuguese Creative Club. In Uzina, she works for Aldi, Ikea, Samsung and Nespresso, among other local brands. She’s been working in advertising for more than 20 years, mostly in Lisbon and also in Madrid. She has led creative work that was awarded in local and international festivals, and her jury participation includes Cannes Lions (2005 and 2013), NY Festivals (2014) , ADC (2017), One Show (2019), Golden Drum (2018), El Sol (2005), El Ojo (2009), ADCE (2013),and D&AD (2021). She was elected the number one Executive Creative Director in the creative rankings in Portugal in 2022. Uzina was Independent agency of the year 2021 in Portugal according to El Ojo de Iberoamerica. In 2022 she was invited to be the vice-president of the Art Directors Club of Europe (ADCE) and to be part of the international board of the One Club for Creativity. What moves her most as a professional is to create work for brands that matter to people.