Julian

Obubo

Brand Strategy Director & Partner

Manifest

This year, Julian was included in the annual PRWeek Power Book

Julian Obubo is a Partner and Brand Strategy Director at Manifest, a brand communications agency with offices in London, Manchester, Stockholm, Melbourne and New York where he also heads up the diversity and inclusion programme. He also hosts Manifest’s industry podcast Fresh Meet. This year, Julian was included in the annual PRWeek Power Book – the definitive guide to the brightest and most influential PR professionals around the world.

Favourite campaign of 2021 and why?

Not technically a campaign, but I thought the England men’s football team did a great job on social media during the Euros. The personalities of the players came through in everything they did and made everyone (including Scottish folk) kinda soften towards England.

Who is your communicator of the year?

Anthony Fauci

Person of the year?

Still Marcus Rashford

Favourite comfort food?

Fried Plantains

Film you have watched more times than any other?

Coming to America

Song you can’t resist dancing to?

Earth, Wind & Fire: On Your Face

Event you are most looking forward to in the next 12 months?

Seeing my family in Nigeria over the Christmas break