Oscar-nominated Writer & Director
Armando Iannucci is a writer and broadcaster, who has written, directed and produced numerous critically acclaimed television and radio comedy shows. His screenplay for the film In The Loop was nominated for an Oscar at the Academy Awards, and his iconic series for BBC – The Thick of It – was nominated for 13 BAFTA Awards, winning 5 during its four series run. Armando’s HBO comedy Veep has picked up numerous awards including two Emmys for Outstanding Comedy Series over the last four years, and he is currently adapting a new version of Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield for the big screen. As well as publishing a new book on classical music, Armando’s latest feature film The Death of Stalin will be released in the autumn of 2017.
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru
Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times
Co-founder, Webber Phillips & Former President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council
MD, Brompton Bicycles Ltd
Chairman, Evening Standard Ltd & Independent Print Ltd
CEO of MediaCom UK