Executive Creative Director
Born in Miami, USA, Manuel has been working in advertising since 2006.
Prior to his career with TBWA\RAAD Dubai as a Creative Director, Manuel was a Creative Director at DDB offices in Puerto Rico, Panamá and Colombia and a Copywriter at Ogilvy & Mather Colombia.
In the last two years alone, he has created and led work that has collected more than 150 awards at the Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio Awards, One Show, Dubai Lynx (including 7 Grand Prix), London International Awards, New York Festivals, Loeries (including a Grand Prix), Epica, Cristal Awards (including 2 Grand Prix), MENA Effie Awards & WARC Awards (including a Grand Prix).
Manuel has been on the jury panel for the New York Festivals, AdStars and Fiap. In 2017, he was part of the first TBWA\Master Gunners and was named the #1 Creative Director in the MENA Region by the B&W Report and the Big Won Rankings in 2018.