Tess Alps

Tess Alps

Chair

Thinkbox

Contact me
  • (020) 7630 2320
  • tessalps
  • Manning House, 22 Carlisle Place, London, SW1 1JA, United Kingdom
My Character:
  • Charismatic
  • Good egg
  • Intellectual
  • Legend
  • Powerful
Work email

tess.alps@thinkbox.tv

Give us one reason why advertising is still brilliant in 2019.

#eltonjohnlewis – but can we lose the word 'still' please? It conveys an eventual and inevitable decline.

In 2019, I'll be using blockchain to…

It's a word that just says "lavatory" to me, maybe for good reason.

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

Rainbow Foods: readymeals that contain your multi-coloured five a day. Diversity on a plate.

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

Each time I fail to win a single bonus blank from David Wilding. #blanketyblank

Who is your favourite Instagrammer and why?

(Waves crucifix and garlic.)

You win the lottery. What would you do first?

Buy a modest Howard Hodgkin for me, lollies for all my friends and send the rest to Wateraid.

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

Referendums. Particularly criminally infiltrated ones.

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

Teachers, the NHS, refuse collectors, immigrants, the arts, etc. Crikey, it's serious this year.

What is your go-to boxset binge?

Father Ted/Outlander. Best ever comedy/romance.

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

Declan Donnelly. He's a bloody hero.

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

Anyone just starting out.

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