Toby is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JWT Europe, CEO of Team HSBC within WPP. In his role at JWT, Toby oversees all the marketing services provided to HSBC by JWT and other WPP agencies across nearly 80 countries. Prior to this, Toby worked with Cordiant (before it was acquired by WPP in 2003) as Group Chairman of Bates for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. Here Toby was responsible for re-engineering the agency both internally and externally. Before Cordiant, Toby made a name for himself during a 14-year spell at Young & Rubicam, of which he spent seven years as CEO.
Toby has served on the BPG Group board since 2000 and on the Innoventures Education board since 2004.