Anthony Austin

Anthony Austin

Joint executive creative director

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

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  • 60 Kingly Street, London, W1B 5DS, United Kingdom
My Character:
  • Creative
Work email

anthony.austin@bbh.co.uk

What's your big ambition for the year ahead?

Finish my novel. Sorry, I mean finish reading my novel.

Your mission: make advertising a desirable career for young people. What do you do?

Start an industry-wide ban on using the word "millennial".

Which industry leader has most impressed you with their ability to transform a business?

Danny Brooke-Taylor. He's just a really impressive millennial.

What's your most annoying professional trait?

I tend to mentally drift off in the middle of a conversation. It's really bad.

And what's your most embarrassing personal habit?

I'm constantly embarrassed by my terrible memory for names. I just call everyone "mate" and hope they don't notice.

You've invented yourself an AI assistant. What's the first thing you'd ask it to do?

Hi mate! What have you done with Chloe? She's been "processed"? OK, great. No, no, I'm fine, I don't need anything.

Which app would you redownload first after a digital detox?

Supercat 2. It's a problem.

What's your side-hustle?

I am a part-owner of a beautiful hotel/B&B in south-west France called the Le Logis du Paradis. It's a converted cognac distillery with luxurious houses and rooms to stay in, an amazing pool garden and my mum to greet you with a glass of Pineau des Charentes on arrival. You should book, seriously. Message me for mates' rates.

What's your fantasy Campaign headline?

Guerilla campaign for Le Logis du Paradis wins Grand Prix.

What's the soundtrack to your life?

Right now, it's pretty much Peppa Pig.

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