Agency: Grey London
Miles Calcraft Briginshaw Duffy
+44 (0)20 7073 6940.
15 Rathbone Street, London, W1T 1NB
My parents, for teaching me to work hard, do the right thing and be happy.
Robert Emmett Celtic Supporters Club (London).
Dinghy and two oars.
The Sunday Times, Heat, The Apprentice, Xfm, Celtic quick news.
Moving to San Francisco the day of 2000's dotcom crash.
Feed animals at the zoo. And then later a movie, too. And then home.
Ewan McGregor (for the young me). Jocky Wilson (for the old me).
Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO (1993 to 1997); Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R (1997 to 2000). Goodby Silverstein & Partners (2000 to 2002). MCBD (2002 to the present). One gold Effie, one gold APG (US), one MarketingWeek award, eight IPA awards, including the 2005 Grand Prix. Making Campaign's Top Ten Planners list for both the UK and non-UK.
Ignatius Reilly from The Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.
Keeping my talents well hidden.
Selling dried flowers, door to door in Sydney.
Nairn has a pedigree of strong agencies behind him, and this talented planner's stamp is all over MCBD's best work. However, it sometimes feels that he and the other joint planning director, Giles Hedger, maybe eclipse the creative talent leaving the work feeling strategy heavy.
Engagement ring (well worth it, though).
I can summarise what's good about something in a sentence.