Leslie is an experienced branding and communications expert with a career that has spanned a number of high quality organisations. He has worked with blue-chip clients including Mercedes-Benz, British Airways, Bupa, Orange, Waitrose, BT, the UK Government, the (UK) Labour Party, the TUC and the Cooperative Group. Seen as a thought leader in the area of marketing communications and branding, he has authored a number of books and articles. For his contribution to the UK advertising industry, he was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list in 2007. Leslie is a Non-Executive Chair of the Board.