How would you describe your role at The Academy?
I’ve been at The Academy since day one, and it’s a much bigger place now than it was in 2014. I head up some of the agency’s biggest accounts and have a very hands-on role in creating, directing and delivering the work for them, as well as pitching for new business, supporting the running of the company as a member of the leadership team and helping to train the next generation of creative talent.
How did you land your current job?
I’ve worked with the agency founders Mitch Kaye and Dan Glover for nearly ten years, having spent almost five years at their previous agency, Mischief. I was probably a bit fortunate that they took a risk on a young lad from Ireland back in 2010, but I like to think I showed them that I shared their same ambition to be the best, to do the most creatively effective work in the industry and to push the boundaries of what PR can actually do. We look for people that have that same passion for the work and have the hunger to study, learn and improve. Those that do get pushed forward quickly.