JOHN O’BRIEN

MBE

Managing Partner EMEA,
ONE HUNDRED

John is a thought leader, advisor and bestselling author on ethical business, purpose, mass mobilisation campaigning, marketing and communications.

John is EMEA managing partner at Omnicom’s ‘ONE HUNDRED’, a global consortium of nine marketing, public relations, digital and communications agencies creating purpose-based solutions for corporates and causes around the world.

After early years in banking and a decade as an Army Officer, John has spent twenty-five years at the interface of business and society. He has led organisations over twenty countries and in addition to his corporate work spent seventeen years in various roles for HRH the Prince of Wales. He has also advised two overseas royal families, various ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices and non-profits. As a changemaker, he has founded several renowned initiatives, including the 2012 ‘Jubilee Hour’. John has created several youth and leadership programmes for which he was appointed an MBE.