Daily Diary - Tutu says ta to AKQA

What do you do when you've netted something in the region of a cool £30m? Hire a super yacht around the Med? Charter a plane with your mates to the Caribbean? Not if you're Ajaz Ahmed, AKQA's founder, who attended a human rights event to support world peace, of course.

Ajaz Ahmed and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Ajaz Ahmed and Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Yes the human decency makes us sick too if not a little ashamed of our fantasy of sipping piña coladas on Roman Abramovich's yacht after banking David Beckham's annual salary.

Many will not be surprised that in Ahmed’s spare and sparse time he supports The Elders group, an independent group of global leaders, including UN special envoy Kofi Annan and former president of the US, Jimmy Carter, who work together for peace and human rights.

Last week Ahmed met the chair Archbishop Desmond Tutu at an Elders event to celebrate the group's fifth annivesary.

The event was held at Babylon, the venue owned by Virgin Media boss and donor to the group, Richard Branson.

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