Desmond Bateman

Desmond Bateman, Joint Global Head of Business Development

Des leads Mindshare’s Global Business Development team with Natalie Shaw.  A history graduate, he started work on the client side with Scottish Courage before moving into media.  He has worked around the world, living in Hong Kong and Miami- and speaks a little Cantonese and some Spanish.   He was named in Campaign Magazine APAC’s ‘40 under 40, 2013’ and Campaign’s ‘Greater China Planner of the Year’ as runner-up in 2012. But, nothing is more tiring than raising his two young daughters!