PRWeek UK 30 Under 30 2016: Nick Braund, PHA Media

The 28-year-old Braund is currently leading PHA Media's fast-growing Technology & Innovation arm.

Braund has helped launch businesses including Happn, is responsible for more than a dozen new clients, and is a proven media commentator with appearances on Sky News and Channel 5.

His varied background includes PR roles at the Ultimate Fighting Championship and record label Established 1954 Records.

The best thing about my job is… working with clients that have the ability to change lives, including my own. We launched Happn, the dating app, in the UK and it now has more than one million users in the country, and was how I met my girlfriend before it was even a client.

The biggest misconception about PR is... that we’ll say or do anything to get coverage.

I couldn’t live without… at work – my team. At home – running.

In five years’ time I want to be… hopefully having another reason to answer the question where I want to be in five years.

Nominator says: "He is driven, ambitious and tireless in his pursuit of growth and success."


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