christian sumner

Business Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationGuildford, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Brand Consultant


Work history


Senior Director Business Development

Drive Worldwide

Aug 2010 - Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • My career in spans many years in production both in the UK and on a global scale. Most recently I joined Drive to produce its first projection mapping project for Bombay Sapphire swiftly followed by producing the award winning 4D projection for Ralph Lauren on their flagship store in Manhattan. As the business grew I took on the role of business development Director, responsible to the board for the development of new business strategies, implementing business development opportunities and client management at Drive Productions. Working closely with the creative and production teams to consistently deliver award winning projects for brands and agencies. Often as the guardian of the project my role encompassed strategy, team management, ideation, content & creative concepts, budget development and client management. Clients include: Jaguar, Bentley, Ralph Lauren, Bulgari, The Royal Mail, Heineken, Nokia, Bierra Morretti, M&C, Fuse, Havas, Ikea, Cancer Research UK, Moscow City, The Kremlin, AbU Dhabi sustainability, Ferrari World, X Factor, Graham Norton Show and more.