Chris Hirst

Chris Hirst is Chairman and CEO of Havas UK and Europe – a rapidly-growing multi-disciplinary one-stop marketing services network for its clients.

Chris was previously CEO at Grey London. Under his leadership, the agency went from being a failing, ‘safe but dull’ advertising agency to the hottest creative shop in London.

Named in 2017’s Evening Standard Power 1000 list and #3 in the industry’s most influential CEO rankings, Chris is a regular commentator in national press including BBC News, The Politics Show, Evening Standard, FT and Sky News. He is now preparing his first book, No Bullshit Leadership, to be published in 2019 by Profile.