Phil Drew

People's Premiere Experiential
Phil Drew
Location:
London, UK
Day job:
PR Campaign manager
Film:
The Age of Stupid - UK Premiere
Time on the job:
2 months
Jet, jeep, bus or bike:
On foot
Original connection:
Memorable moment:
The claim that whirling blades of a windturbine will boost car crashes
Scared of:
Being inconsequential
Guilty of:
Ostrich-like denial
Planning to spend profits on:
A new hummer...only joking!

Cambridge Graduate (English) Fell into PR: - helped cut UK's youth suicide rate through Britain's first ever Johnny Cash-style prison gig - ghostwritten celebrity/CEO bylines in The Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times - persuaded Paul Weller, Beth Ditto, Supergrass, The Enemy and a dozen other artists to make an innovative record for Crisis, 'blindily' adding parts - named PRCA's Frontline Communicator of the Year, and listed in PR Week's '29 under 29' - launched new African-based arts charity Dramatic Need with Josh Hartnett, Helena Christensen, David Walliams - helped Friends of the Earth to introduce the world's first climate change law INCLUDING emissions from aviation and shipping!

Stuff done:

  • Wasted Youth - first ever Johnny Cash-style prison gig with The Enemy, Dirty Pretty Things
  • Consequences - a groundbreaking collaborative record for Crisis (Paul Weller, Beth Ditto, The Enemy, Babyshambles, Supergrass etc)
  • Dramatic Need - new African-based arts charity with Josh Hartnett, Helena Christensen, David Walliams, Amber Sainsbury
  • Friends of the Earth's Big Ask