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David Bain

David Bain




Beattie McGuinness Bungay

Work Telephone

+44 (0)20 7632 0445.


16 Shorts Gardens, London, WC2H 9AU

Fantasy business partner


How do you off-set your carbon footprint?

I try to have abnormally smaller feet.

Greatest influence

John Leo Kelly.


Follow the Groucho principle.

Favourite gadget

The spatula.

Desert island objects

Inflatable underwear, baked beans and a funnel.

Most-admired politician

Tolerate, never admire.

Favourite media

The Guardian, The NewYorker, Match of the Day, E4, wikipedia.

Biggest risk taken

The daily risk of being found out.

Perfect day

Up a tree with my family.

Who should play you in the film of your life?

Fat Elvis.

Career highlights

Every day I'm not found out.

Fictional hero

Tristram Shandy.

Best job outside advertising

Shamrock salesman.


Dr Bain (he has a PhD in antropology) gave up a teaching career to become a planner. He cut his teeth in New York, working for Alison Burns at Fallon. A voracious reader with a phenomenal brain and a personality that matches his towering frame.

Most expensive purchase

Platinum spatula.

Why are you good at what you do?

Superior mass.

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