The A List 2012: Andrew Grierson, TMG Events

Andrew Grierson, 30, is event marketing executive at TMG Events

The A List 2012: Andrew Grierson, TMG Events
The A List 2012: Andrew Grierson, TMG Events

Andrew got into the events industry via a part-time job at university, then set up his own company facilitating smaller gala events and was a managing partner in a student events business before taking the plunge in the corporate world at TMG at the end of 2010.

Boss says "From devising and implementing improvements to our marketing communication strategy to working alongside our account managers in the delivery of demanding, high-profile corporate events, Andy has displayed creativity and attention to detail that is the hallmark of all those who go on to have long and successful careers in the corporate events industry," ?says Guy Dunwoody, sales and marketing director.

Career high Managing a graduation ball for a major university for 4,000 people in a giant circus big top.

Worst event moment Supervising a gala dinner in the grounds of the old Pebble Mill BBC studios in Birmingham when we lost power?to half of the kitchen midway ?through serving dinner due to a ?faulty generator.

I wish I’d run... The recent Nokia Lumia launch at Millbank was simply breathtaking – the visuals and production involved set a new standard to aspire to.

Alternative career I love the aviation sector and when I was growing up I always wanted to ?be a pilot.

My next step I am aspiring to a senior account manager or account director role in the next couple ?of years.

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