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Neil Dawson

Neil Dawson




Hurrell and Dawson

Work Telephone

+44 (0) 20 7345 3000.


The Miss World Building, 21 Golden Square, London, W1F 9JN


17th September 1964

Fantasy business partner

Nick Hurrell.

How do you off-set your carbon footprint?

With an Oyster.

Greatest influence

Judy Mitchem.


Chelsea FC, The Third Space, Ramones Fan Club.

Favourite gadget


Desert island objects

Family photo, iPod, trainers.

Most-admired politician

Ken Livingstone. Always true to himself.

Favourite media

The Independent, Uncut, Extras, 6 Music, Last FM.

Biggest risk taken

Starting a business with Nick Hurrell.

Perfect day

A sunny one in Devon with the family.

Who should play you in the film of your life?

Ron Jeremy.

Career highlights

Still waiting.

Fictional hero

Antonio "Tony" Montana.

Best job outside advertising

Hospital porter, St Thomas' Hospital, 1983.


Dawson's agency hit its first birthday with perhaps fewer clients than its founders had hoped. His partnership with Nick Hurrell brought together two great adland talents, but the agency has yet to demonstrate an output that reflects their reputation.

Most expensive purchase

Judy's Christmas present.

Why are you good at what you do?

I'm healthily paranoid and relentlessly optimistic.

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