Sharon Bennett

Client Operations  Director, TwelfthMan

Best pitch presenter you’ve ever seen
Michelle Obama, New Hampshire speech

Best sports marketing campaign (that wasn’t yours)
Nike – Nothing Beats a Londoner

 

Best agency (that isn’t yours)

W&K do some great work and Copa90 is a really interesting model

Best young industry talent

2 if I may..?

It has to be a member of my team, Tessanna MacLeod – a superstar project manager and problem solver!


Callum Earnshaw is a fantastic young film director in the sports industry @callumearnshaw

Best sporting event attended
The Open at Royal Port Rush was a fantastic experience in stunning location

Best sporting event on TV
Super Saturday, London 2012 Olympics


Best brand ambassador
Mo Farah

 

Best industry event or conference

Future Fit

Best film containing a scene depicting the sports business
Moneyball

Best book recommendation 
A Thousand Splendid Suns

Best bar or pub
Rooftop bar at Marina Bay Sands

Best restaurant
Orso Bianco, Sauze d'Oulx, Italy

Best holiday resort

Vietnam

Best box set

Stranger Things (for now…)

Best influence on your career

I have 2…

Michael John Saunders; a slightly eccentric partner at Arthur Anderson (my first job) who was passionate about knowledge management, branding and communication – his attitude and personality was infectious…

 

Olivia Lory-Kay; an amazing creative director who motivated me to always keep learning.

Best dinner companions (min 4, max 6)

An eclectic bunch.

Micky Flannigan, David Bowie, Tim Peake, Emily Pankhurst

Best job in the sports biz

Head of product design, Nike

Best professional regret

Learning more languages

Best skill you most covet

Emotional intelligence

Best trait you admire in others

Patience

Best overrated virtue

Assertiveness

Can be easily confused with bossy!

Best ambition

To retire at 47

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