Julian Kynaston

Julian founded Propaganda in 1993 growing it to be one of the most respected and successful marketing agencies in the UK. Julian maintains a major shareholding of the business and the position of executive chairman. Julian lists being part of the board of hair and beauty brand ghd, in which he took a central role in developing to be one of the UK’s fastest growing private companies in 2005, as one of his greatest achievements. He has also held non-executive positions at FMG and at Seabrook crisps, where he played a vital role in reforming the management team. He is also intensely proud of his creation, illamasqua, a global cosmetics brand, which was launched in 2008 at Selfridges, Oxford Street – the number one door in the world. Over the past two decades, Julian has been proud to receive a number of prestigious awards, recognising his successes and wider contribution to business. These have included Insider’s Entrepreneur of the Year and The Drum’s Marketing Services Head of the Year.