Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Chief operating officer
Group M UK
+44 (0)20 7158 5500.
124 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8RX
Group M senior management (all).
Royal Mid Surrey, Soho House, Park Club.
Fridge, TV, radio.
Don't admire any.
The Times, Golf Monthly, Sky Sports, LBC/BBC.
Leaving BMP media department.
Mixture of family, golf, dinner with friends.
MindShare, Group M UK.
In the past, Theakstone's high energy approach has led people, not least media owners, to compare him to Tigger, the irrepressible but sometimes guileless character in A A Milne's children's stories. He has, however, been acquiring more than a little gravitas in his role as the UK's most powerful media negotiator.
Passionate and focused.