Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Head of strategic sales and commercial marketing
+44 (0)20 7306 8242
124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX
20th January 1962
Being part of the LWT sales department in its heyday.Playing a big part in making Channel 4 the most innovative television sales department.
Mistaking Rory Bremner for Robert Ditcham.
Variety, variety, variety.
BlackBerry addicts in meetings.
Don't leave it as late as I did.
I would not mind Martin Sorrell's bank balance, but he is a bit short.
Live in France for a year and learn to speak the language well.
Not for me to say. I guess others know my strengths and weaknesses.
TV and Campaign, of course.
This one – I don't tell lies!
Sadly, only three.
Responsible for much of Channel 4's reputation as a clever and creative media owner, Parker's strategic thinking is a prized asset at the broadcaster. Parker's lugubrious demeanour and commitment to the Channel 4 cause only partially obscure a fine line in dry humour.