Alastair Ray

Sector focus: Media, marketing, advertising

Background: MediaCom, World Federation of Advertisers, ID Comms, GroupM and Videology. Staff journalist at Broadcast and Media Week, then a freelancer for titles including the FT and Guardian

Career start: 1992

Loves: Family

Most proud of:

  • Launched Festival of Media Awards and Cream magazine – both unique platforms for creativity in media
  • Helping transform the World Federation of Advertisers into a go-to commentator on marketing issues
  • Playing a small part in celebrating MediaCom’s great work and winning more recognition for its great work than ever before at Festival of Media Global Awards and Cannes