20th March 1968
Fantasy business partner
David Golding and Ben Priest.
How do you off-set your carbon footprint?
Obsessive recycling, eco-tricity and running a 15-year-old banger into the ground.
Soho House, Crap Godfathers Club.
Desert island objects
My wife, Victoria, my daughter, Gabriella, my iPod with speakers.
Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the democracy movement in Burma. Having spent more than 11 of the past 18 years in detention for resisting Burma's military dictatorship, she's a symbol of how peaceful resistance can be powerful.
The Sunday Times, Uncut, Gavin & Stacey, Radio 4, gemm.com.
Biggest risk taken
Making fantasy flesh.
Drink sangria in the park and later, when it gets dark, we go home?
Who should play you in the film of your life?
The postroom at Bates, graduate at Ogilvy, chief executive at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R.
Best job outside advertising
Ski guide on a gap year.
After getting oh-so-near to the Agency of the Year crown last year, Murphy decided that instead of going for it again with Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R he would jump ship and start his own agency. After six months of pruning flowers he is chomping at the bit to get started. He is guaranteed to be central to much of the industry news for the coming 12 months.
Most expensive purchase
Why are you good at what you do?
A combination of vaulting ambition and crushing self doubt.
- Web Analyst Jet2.com Negotiable, Leeds
- Database Marketing Analyst Jet2.com Negotiable, Leeds
- Senior Account Director £55k Barker Graves c£55k, Central London
- Senior Account Director [Maternity Cover] - Networked Agency Fill Recruitment £60k+ pro rata, London (Central), London (Greater)
- Project Manager [Automotive] - Excellent London Agency Fill Recruitment c£30k + good benefits, London (Central), London (Greater)