Julian Boulding

Julian Boulding

Owner at thenetworkone
London, United Kingdom

About me

Julian Boulding began his career in advertising sales, before working in independent agencies in London. He then joined the DMB&B Group, where he spent fourteen years in a succession of senior roles, in Europe, USA and Latin America, leading global assignments for companies like Procter & Gamble, M&M Mars, Avon and Philips Electronics. In 2002 he left the network agency world, to found thenetworkone, now the world’s largest network of independent agencies. thenetworkone provides creative and other communications services from more than 800 of the world’s leading independent agencies, for leading international marketing companies. Projects in the health and well-being sector have included work for Allergan, Alliance Boots, Botox, CooperVision, Essilor, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Mooncup, Novartis, Olbas Oil, Polar, Puressentiel, Ricola, Slendertone, Technogym and World Lung Foundation. thenetworkone also helps independent agencies in 106 countries worldwide, to develop their own business internationally, through providing international partners, resources and professional development programs. Julian is a graduate of Cambridge University. He is also a Director and Elected Fellow of the Marketing Society in London.


London, United Kingdom
April 2003 - Present (19 years 2 months)
thenetworkone provides “open source creativity” and communications services from independent agencies, for a growing number of leading international marketing companies. Clients have included Alliance Boots, Ansell, Bacardi, Dyson, Exxon Mobil, Glenfiddich, Johnson & Johnson, Lego, Lufthansa, Nokia, Prudential Asia, Rosetta Stone, Rosland Capital and Technogym.

thenetworkone also helps independent agencies develop their own business internationally, through providing international partners, consulting resources and professional development programs. We pioneered many initiatives in support of the independent sector, including 'The 'World's Leading Independent Agencies' publication, The Independent Agency Showcase at Cannes, the Independent PR Firms Forum at the PRovoke Global PR Summit, the INDIE SUMMIT, INDIE FORUM and INDIE AWARDS.

We work with around 1200 agencies in 116 countries, worldwide. Our expertise covers all marketing and communications disciplines including Advertising, Public Relations, Branding and Design, Relationship Marketing, Media Planning and Buying, Promotions and Events, and all forms of Digital and Social Media marketing.

We are always interested to hear from:
- international marketing companies looking to upgrade their agency resources
- independent agencies in any country, with international capability (or wishing to develop it)
- individuals with international marketing communications expertise who might like to join us.
G6 Communications Ltd
September 2001 - April 2003 (1 year 7 months)
President, International Division
N.W.Ayer (DMB&B Group)
1997 - 2001 (4 years)
VP, International Client Service Director
D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles
1994 - 1997 (3 years)
Global Account Director
1990 - 1994 (4 years)
Account Director
1987 - 1990 (3 years)
Account Director
Allen Brady & Marsh
1984 - 1987 (3 years)


MA, English

October 1975 - June 1978 (2 years 8 months)

1970 - 1973 (3 years)

Other professional activities

PHNX 2022

Awards Jury Member

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