Roberts has worked as a creative consultant, with brands including Ford and Diageo, and agencies including Jack Morton Worldwide in New York and Caribiner International.
Roberts said: "I am delighted to be joining drpgroup at this exciting point in their growth and to be part of an extremely talented and dedicated team, who consistently deliver engaging, memorable, on message and on brand communications."
DRP has also promoted senior project manager Nick Ruffles to head of project management. He replaces Gemma Downing, who has been promoted to account manager, focusing on DRP’s Lloyds Banking account.
DRP has added six staff to its headcount so far this year, a trend it attributes to new business.