Andy Nairn

Andy Nairn

Founding Partner at Lucky Generals

London, United Kingdom


Andy graduated from Edinburgh University with a first class honours in Law and followed it up with an MSc in Marketing from Strathclyde University. He spent 4 years at AMV.BBDO before moving to Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe where he was made a Planning Partner. In 2000, Andy jumped over the pond to become Planning Director at Goodby Silverstein and Partners in San Francisco before returning to the UK and joining MCBD as Planning Director in 2002.


People I worked with

Ric Cantor
Richard Nott
Creative Team
David Dearlove
Creative Team
David Osborne
Advertising Manager
Lizzie Moore
Creative Team
Lucky Generals


Founding Partner

Lucky Generals
London, United Kingdom
May 2013 - Present (4 years)
Founding Partner, with Helen Calcraft and Danny Brooke-Taylor.

Lucky Generals is a creative company for people on a mission.

Our clients include Paddy Power, Twitter, Amazon, Unilever and Diageo.

Chief Strategic Officer

London, United Kingdom
January 2011 - August 2012 (1 year 7 months)
CSO at Dare, Digital Agency of the Decade

Executive Planning Director

2002 - February 2011 (9 years 1 month)
IPA Effectiveness Agency of the Year 2005, 2007, 2010

Planning Director

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
July 2000 - December 2001 (1 year 5 months)

Board Account Planner

Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe Y&R
June 1997 - June 2000 (3 years)

Account Planner

London, United Kingdom
September 1993 - June 1997 (3 years 9 months)


MSc, Marketing

University of Strathclyde
1992 - 1993 (1 year)
Chartered Institute of Marketing Student of the Year

LLB, Law

University of Edinburgh
1987 - 1991 (4 years)
First Class Honours

Berwickshire High School
1981 - 1987 (6 years)

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