Tim Delaney started his career in advertising in the mail room. He worked as a copywriter at Y&R and BMP before joining BBDO London, where he became Creative Director at 27 and Managing Director at 31. He founded Leagas Delaney in 1980, aged 34.
Though he is Chairman of an agency with offices in London, Hamburg, Prague, Milan and Rome he is a working copywriter and over the years has won awards for his work in all the major awards schemes, notably D&AD, One Show and Cannes.
The D&AD Presidentís Award, The Presidentís Award Creative Circle and The British Television Awards Lifetime Achievement Award have all been bestowed on Tim in recognition of his contribution to the advertising industry.