A List 2014: David Taylor, Ex Events

Starring in C&IT's A List 2014 is David Taylor, 31, senior account director at Ex Events.

David Taylor, Ex Events
David Taylor, Ex Events
David started on the Marriott graduate scheme and after two years he moved to Crown Group then The Finishing Touch. He set up Ex Events with Mel Atkins and three other directors in 2010.

Boss says: "David is a true professional, very focussed and always puts the client first," says managing director Mel Atkins. "He is at his best when facing a challenge, providing sensible solutions and ensuring the end product is always to the client's requirements."

Best event I've worked on: A brand awareness event for Chambord at One Mayfair - everything was bespoke.

Most challenging moment: Heavy snow meant we were left with one chef to cater for 150 people. He walked out so I had to finish it and plate up myself.

Client I'd like to work with: Red Bull, as it's a really innovative brand.

Alternative career: I'd probably be in property development.

Goals before 40: To continue with Ex Events, helping the company to grow and be more proactive in winning new business. I recently got married so imagine kids will be on the horizon.

 

See photos from the A List launch party at Café Royal Hotel here...

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