We turn the marketing talent of today into the leaders of tomorrow

The Marketing Academy is non profit organisation inspiring and developing talent at every level in marketing, media, advertising and communications; from emerging leaders to CMOs.

Operating in the UK, USA and Australia we are one of the only organisations in the world to offer highly selective yet totally FREE development programs focusing on leadership, purpose, skills and personal growth.

We have a united, powerful and engaged community of CEOs & CMOs within brands, media and creative agencies, across every discipline in the industry, who contribute their knowledge, wisdom and experience on a pro bono basis to benefit the cohorts selected for our programs.

Our Scholarship and Fellowship Programs are funded by global brands who share our beliefs that marketing is the true corporate growth driver and investing in talent is the way to secure our future.

Our Programs

The Scholarship Program – An exclusive 9 month development program for the best emerging leadership talent in Marketing, Media and Advertising. The program runs annually with cohorts in the UK, AUS and US.

The Fellowship Program – This free, highly selective, executive development program equips CMOs and Marketing Leaders with the tools, knowledge and insight to move onto Boards and into CEO roles. The program runs annually with cohorts in EMEA, US & APAC.

The Virtual Campus Program – a powerful online development program exclusively for our Alumni, Mentors, Coaches, Partners along with their teams & employees globally.

Meet our Partners

As a not for profit, we are incredibly lucky to be supported by some of the biggest brands around the globe. These organisations have provided the financial support which enables us to deliver our programs for free in all of our locations.

In doing so they have demonstrated their dedication to promoting marketing excellence, passion for developing exceptional marketing talent and the philanthropic commitment to investing in the industry as a whole.

UK Partners


AUS Partners

US Partners


Community & Virtual Campus Partners