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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsStrategist & Planner - Writer - Art Director


  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Advertising Agency
  • Creative Agency
  • Digital Agency
  • Design
  • Strategic Planning
  • Web Content
  • Creative Direction
  • Outdoor Campaigns
  • Popular Culture
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Creative Thinking
  • Powerpoint

Work history


Managing Partner


Mar 2013
  • Senior Strategist leading team of planners and creatives. Time split between new business and existing client relationships. Argos, Diageo, Laurent-Perrier and Mini. Planning and implementing multi media adverting campaigns.



The Slade CO Operation

Jan 2011 - Feb 2013
  • A high-energy pitchtastic couple of years that also gave me the flexibility of time to focus on rehearsals for the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremonies. Achievements included: For Hometown London; Bupa pitch win. Ciroc pitch win. Rakuten pitch win. Virgin Water pitch win. For Fathom+Hatch in New York, a Harley Davidson social strategy. For FCB Inferno, Nivea for Men activation briefs. For We Are Social, Danone pitch win. For Camelot International; I assisted in the successful re-launch of the combined Canadian Lottery boards


Planning Director

Saatchi Saatchi

Jul 2010 - Dec 2011
  • Led the £1.4 million Diageo account with two reports. We focused mainly on the international travel retail channel. Liaised with brand teams, Smirnoff, Tanqueray –GTME launch of ‘Tonight we Tanqueray’, Johnnie Walker F1 & Mentoring, Baileys – launch of Biscotti variant, Bushmills and Guinness –ran emerging markets St Patrick’s day insight project. On behalf of Saatchi & Saatchi I also appeared in 2 episodes of the Hairy Bikers/BBC series about rebranding Meals on Wheels. I completed APG training, The Saatchi Lovemarks academy and received four MAA award nominations resulting in one Best and one Merit won.


Creative Strategist

T7F London

Mar 2007 - May 2010
  • A time of learning new skills as a strategist with the consultancy part of the AW Media group. My key responsibilities were for First Drinks/Sailor Jerry, Old Spice and the all-business class airline Maxjet. For whom I also got to park a Boeing 767 at Stansted airport, which was one of the odder perks of the job.



Industrial Design

Sheffield Hallam University

Aug 1982 - May 1985