Abbi Brown

Account manager, disability rights activist and writer

Nominated as one of Campaign Magazine's '50 Trailblazers of the Future', Abbi Brown is an account manager, disability rights activist and writer based in east London. Whilst working at AMV BBDO (part of the Omnicom group), Abbi has worked closely on Maltesers' award-winning 'Look on the Light Side of Disability' campaign, including the first ever UK TV advert to air entirely in British Sign Language, and more recently on the 'DIVERSish' campaign for The Valuable 500. Born with genetic bone condition osteogenesis imperfecta, Abbi also writers guest blogs for Scope and the Brittle Bone Society, has performed stand-up comedy with BBC Ouch at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and runs a YouTube channel on which she translates songs into BSL.

Abbi is speaking exclusively at our 2019 Annual conference: Disability leading the way.