John O'Brien MBE
Managing Partner at OMNICOM's One Hundred Agency
A former British Army Officer of ten years, John has since spent twenty five years at the interface between business and society and has founded and led a wide variety of purpose and charitable initiatives covering twenty countries. For ten years he was the Prince of Wales’s personal Director of CSR programmes at his responsible business network BITC, is also a former charity CEO and founded significant charitable youth and community initiatives for which he was awarded an MBE.
He is a business bestselling author, whose book ’The Power of Purpose’ was a UK shortlisted Business Book of the year 2017, reached no10 on Amazon, no3 at WH Smith and was listed on Forbes as one of the ‘15 leaders reads’ of that year; all of which were firsts for a book specifically on ethical business purpose.