Rafik Belmesk

Chief Strategy Officer, Dentsu Creative Canada

Rafik has a rare and unique talent with proven credentials in unlocking complex client issues, delivering unexpected creative thinking, and creating long-lasting strategic platforms for some of the world’s leading brands such as Coca-Cola, vitaminwater, Subway, IKEA, Lexus, Intel, Couche-Tard, OLG, SingTel, Amnesty International and VW.

 A highly awarded strategist, Rafik has won on the biggest stages – D&AD, One Show, Clios, to name a few. His most recent award win came off the heels of the 2023 Cannes Lions international Festival of Creativity, as Dentsu Canada took home 3 Lions for the Inflation Cookbook, created in collaboration with SkipTheDishes.

 Rafik is also a strong advocate of elevating the work of young and aspiring creatives and founded Young Glory, a global education program for creatives.