Matt Adams

Matt Adams

Chief executive UK and Ireland

Havas Media Group

Contact me
  • 07825 657462
  • matt1_adams
  • The HKX Building, 3 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG, United Kingdom
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Give us one reason why advertising is still brilliant in 2019.

It makes a difference – creating culture and directly impacting positive change.

In 2019, I'll be using blockchain to…

Tell me what the pragmatic application of blockchain is.

You decide to launch a brand. What is it called and what does it do?

Something to do with aviation – a passion of mine and an industry that has to have a better customer experience than currently.

When was the last time you felt professionally vulnerable and why?

Being left in a restaurant with no wallet and no way of paying a rather large bill with a client.

Who is your favourite Instagrammer and why?

I have a guilty pleasure – car YouTubers and creators. So for me it's many of those talents.

You win the lottery. What would you do first?

Presuming its more than a tenner, I would sit in a dark room for a while, smiling.

Name one thing you think is criminally overrated by industry, society or culture and explain why.

Bubble tea. Overrated.

Name one thing you think is criminally underrated by industry, society or culture and explain why.

The negative impact of social media on mental health.

What is your go-to boxset binge?

Killing Eve is next in line.

Enough's enough: it's time the next Doctor Who was…

Danny Dyer.

If you weren't you, who in the industry would you like to be?

Someone in their first few years in the industry. The changes in the next 20 to 30 years will be enormous and so much fun will be had.