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Dominic Lyle

Dominic Lyle

Job

Director-general

Company

European Association of Communications Agencies

Work Telephone

+3 22 740 0711.

Address

152 Boulevard Brand Whitlock, Brussels, B-1200

Fantasy business partner

Martha Lane Fox.

How do you off-set your carbon footprint?

Planting trees.

Greatest influence

My wife, Vyvyan.

Clubs

Royal Anglo-Belgian.

Favourite gadget

My mobile phone.

Desert island objects

A freezer full of Ben & Jerry's, some silk pyjamas, and a guide on practical boat-building for beginners.

Most-admired politician

Enoch Powell. He wasn't afraid to speak the truth.

Favourite media

The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, Heroes, Radio 4, wikipedia.

Biggest risk taken

Getting married.

Perfect day

No traffic, no meetings, no rain, no spam.

Who should play you in the film of your life?

Anthony Hopkins.

Career highlights

Serving breakfast to James Coburn; Setting up a PR agency for Porter Novelli in Brussels and being selected to run EACA.

Fictional hero

Kristin Lavransdatter.

Best job outside advertising

Running a restaurant in London's King's Road in the 70s.

Lowdown

With threats to advertising freedom ever more likely to emerge from Brussels rather than from London, Lyle's role as the industry's early warning system becomes ever more important. He'll also be heartened by the growing support among agencies for the EACA-organised Euro Effie awards.

Most expensive purchase

Diamonds.

Why are you good at what you do?

I am a diplomat, a networker, a listener and a problem solver.


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