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Ian Priest

Ian Priest

Job

Founding partner

Company

VCCP

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7592 7402.

Address

Greencoat House, 15 Francis Street, London, SW1P 1DH

Born

7th August 1963

Album

Joshua Tree - U2.

Book

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela.

Breakfast radio show

No particular favourite.

Career history

Account executive to board director, IMP, 1986-1993. partner and managing director, HHCL, 1993-2001. Founding partner, VCCP, 2002 to date.

Daily newspaper

The Daily Telegraph.

Everyone's saying

Priest seems to be repaying the massive outlay made by Tim Bell by picking up business and being involved in many pitches this year. Much of this is down to the team spirit instilled by Priest.

Family

Wife Virginia; kids Lily, Fynn and Edie.

Favourite ad

Blackcurrant Tango.

Favourite technology

BlackBerry.

Greatest achievement

Professionally - founding VCCP alongside Charles, Rooney and Adrian.

Magazine (pleasure)

No particular favourite.

Magazine (professional)

No particular favourite.

Most humbling experience

Most creative reviews with Rooney.

Most-admired entrepreneur

Anyone who genuinely takes a risk and follows it through.

Sunday newspaper

The Sunday Times.

TV programme

Most things on Sky Sports.

Website

No particular favourite.

What car do you own

Volvo XC90.

What principle defines your working life

Fairness.


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