Steve Bell

Steve Bell

Co-founder and European/North American chief executive

Iris

Contact me
  • 07715 489997
  • Bellyboy72
  • 185 Park Street, London, SE1 9DY, United Kingdom
Work email

steve.bell@iris-worldwide.com

Bye-bye the decade with no name. What are you relieved to draw a line under?

Arsenal’s diabolical performance in the Premier League.

What’s your biggest hope for the decade ahead?

To never hear the word Brexit again!

And what’s top of your professional to-do list for the 2020s?

To help deliver a brave, ambitious and creatively driven global network.

You have to job swap with someone in our industry for one month. Who would it be with and why?

Paul Bainsfair – lunch, golf, meeting, repeat.

Who is your best friend in the industry and why?

Sammy, Ian, Wrighty, Stewie, Claire and Seanie – my fellow co-founders of Iris. Twenty years in and I’m still great mates with them all.

What do you think the Friday feeling is?

A pint of Moretti at the Plough in Dormansland.

Who or what would you put into room 101 and why?

Climate-change deniers. Just take a look out of your window, fools.

If you could uninvent one piece of technology, what would you choose and why?

The Sinclair C5 – why, oh why?

In the spirit of embracing failure… What has been your biggest screw-up?

Inadvertently sending a closure plan for an agency I was working with to the board of the agency without any of them being aware that I was planning to close the agency.

What do you do to stay match fit?

Six-a-side football on a Monday lunchtime and a few 5ks down the Thames in the week.

What would be your darts walk-on music and why?

Sharp Darts – The Streets.

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