Roger Parry CBE

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Roger works in media and technology. He is Chairman of YouGov plc (data analytics and market research), Oxford Metrics plc (software) and Aves Enterprises (private equity) and a Director of Uber UK (transport).

He was Executive Chairman and co-founder of the advertising and marketing group MSQ Partners, CEO of media companies More Group and Clear Channel International. He was Chairman of Future Publishing, Johnston Press and Shakespeare’s Globe. He was Deputy Chairman of Clear Media, iTouch and Jazz FM; a founding Director of Internet Indirect plc and a director of Aegis, New Media Spark and WCRS.  He started his career as Assistant to Charles and Maurice Saatchi then was a broadcaster with BBC and ITV and a consultant at McKinsey& Co.  He was an owner of the radio stations LBC and Jazz FM.

Roger was educated at the universities of Oxford (Jesus College) and Bristol; and is a Visiting Fellow of Oxford University.  He was appointed as a CBE for services to media.  He is the author of seven books including Anticipating Disruption, Ascent of Media and Making Cities Work.