Chief executive – UM G14
41 St John’s Square, , London, , EC1M 4EA
22 July 1964
One day in Tokyo, the next in Shanghai, the next in Mumbai, the next in Paris. It's simply the best thing I've ever done.
I'm terrified of flying and I fly most days.
"Try the chicken madras Jamie" – Bobby Myers, 1974, thereby starting my love affair with all things spice.
Make precisely the same mistakes I made then, but without wearing eye-liner.
Seeing the incredible performances of UM London, China, France, Australia and Germany and knowing that I got a lucky break when I became a leader of international markets.
Jens Lehman answering a drunken midnight call from my brother and I on the eve of the United v Arsenal 2005 FA Cup Final. We lost on penalties the following day.
When I reached the summit of Kilimanjaro in June and realised I'd gone eight days without a glass of red.
Different when I'm in work compared to when I'm watching United play Liverpool.
Wrinks, BCC, Uncle Anorak, Eric Cantona, Gruaud Larose, Garsington Opera and Hotel Costes.
Put some clothes on when I proposed to my wife.
Thought I was such a genius when marketing director of ITV and Channel 5. They were both pretty easy jobs. Running UM across a bit of the world is harder and more rewarding.
I get Man United into most speeches and sentences.
A proud Trustee of Comic Relief, a qualified chef and a born-and-bred, season ticket-holding Man United fan.