BIMA Breakfast Briefing | Productivity | How To Get Things Done

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Hear from people whose workloads and inboxes would make most people cry. Somehow they manage to not only survive the onslaught but to thrive and actually GET THINGS DONE! How do they do this? Join us to find out. 

Speakers include:


Adam Graham, Partner, (Moderator). Early in his career Adam founded one of the first internet radio stations back in 1998; was the first person to stream live music from Glastonbury in 2002; and, for five years, ran a small digital agency specialising in the music industry and youth marketing. More recently Adam was CEO of Weapon7 and prior to this was Managing Partner and co-founder of Saint@RKCR/Y&R, Revolution and NMA’s creative agency of the year 2011. Adam also serves on the board of the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising). 

 – Daniel Harvey, Experience Design Director, Sapient Nitro – Daniel has led ground-breaking work with clients like HBO, NatWest, and Verizon. His work wins awards at the likes of The Art Directors Club, Cannes, and The One Show. It earns media attention from the likes of Ad Age, The Guardian, and Wired. In addition, he speaks and writes about experience design at The Drum, IxDAConference, and SXSW. He also mentors start-ups on his own and alongside Techstars and has recently co-written an e-book entitled balancing process, creativity and productivity

Daniel will discuss:

  • why variety is important for teams

  • why committed resources are important for accounts

  • solutions for the best of both: satellite teams, special projects, staff rotation


– Susan Sheehan, Former Chief Operating Officer, Lions Festivals, Cannes Lions Internation Festival of Creativity – Susan has worked in the creative and media industry for the past 15 years. At the BBC she was part of the World Service finance team that successfully secured funding for the launch of BBC Arabic TV. As COO of Cannes Lions she was responsible for fundamental change initiatives, instilling best practice and delivering a festival deserving of the industry. Susan attended Stanford’s Executive Leadership Programme this year and mentors young women.

Susan will discuss:

  •  It is harder to be productive than be busy

  • Having an obsessive focus

  • Choosing what you love doing and being curious


– Jamie Middleton-Ross, Executive Assistant to Annette King (CEO), Ogilvy and Mather Group UK – Jamie Middleton-Ross has worked in senior personal assistant roles for the past ten years, working directly with Annette King, CEO Ogilvy & Mather Group UK for the last five. Previous to Ogilvy, Jamie spent time supporting senior people and teams at MS&L PR and Millward Brown London Bridge. Jamie lives in West London with his partner, Leigh and dog Max.    

Jamie will discuss:

  • What a PA should be doing

  • What makes a great PA

  • How to work effectively with your PA


8:30am arrival for tea, coffee, pastries and networking
9am kick off 
10am ends.

The Club at the Ivy, 9 West St, London, WC2H 9NE

BIMA members and staff of member companies are invited to register for free. Get your 100% discount promotional code in the BIMA newsletter or by contacting















Adam Graham (Moderator)


Daniel Harvey


Experience Design Director

Jamie Middleton-Ross

Ogilvy & Mather Group UK

EA to Annette King (CEO)

Susan Sheehan

Lions Festivals, Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity

Former Chief Operating Officer


Tue, 21 Jul 2015
08:30 - 10:00


The Club at The Ivy,

9 West Street, London, WC2H 9NE


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