Key People

meet some of the Pink Buddha family

The team at Pink Buddha are all well respected individuals within the marketing & communications industry coming from diverse backgrounds, ranging from small boutique agencies to international communications powerhouses.

Our team has a combined experience of over 40 years of industry‐relevant experience within a wide range of sectors including: fashion, retail, corporate, automotive, lifestyle, sports, music and live events.

Motivated by creativity and fresh-thinking, each member of the team is driven by their passion to deliver outstanding experiences for our clients.

Paul Sun | Projects Director

Paul is responsible for driving Pink Buddha forward and ensuring that the agency is constantly evolving and pushing itself to create industry defining work.

Paul has over 14 years of experience in the events industry and specifically 8 years working in the financial events sector on IPO’s, NDR’s, AGM’s, etc. He was fortunate during this time to have worked with clients such as ICBC,, China Railway Construction, Soho China, China Communications Construction Corp, Hertz, Iberdrola Renovables and Commercial Bank of Qatar.

Paul has a degree from the Paul McCartney Institute in Liverpool (LIPA) in Theatre & Performance Technology and over the last decade has honed his skills first as technical production manager at one of the largest international communications agencies and then as a project manager.

In 2008 he setup Pink Buddha with a vision of bringing big agency thinking and values to its customers whilst maintaining a boutique agency ethos and personal service.

Jim Bassett | Executive Producer

Jim has had a long and successful career in marketing communications and for the past 6 years was in the CGI industry producing on-screen content for the likes of Jaguar Landrover, Nokia, Maserati, Microsoft and Audi.

Besides spending time in the digital arena he has a great deal of experience in other sectors including Telecoms whilst at T-Mobile and at Automotive OEM’s such as Ford Motor Company and Bentley Motors.

However, Jim’s real passion has always been in the live events arena and he has led projects ranging from large scale Conferences, Gala Dinners through to International Motor shows and Telethon call centre management.

Duncan Lane | Head of Production

Duncan is responsible for heading up the production department ensuring that the visions and aspirations of the client translate directly from initial fledgling concept through to final onsite delivery of the project.

With over 15 years experience in technical production, he has a wealth of exposure across all facets of the events industry. Specialising in the financial sector he has been privileged enough to work on global IPO roadshow projects for blue chip clients including ICBC, Burger King and Hertz. In addition, he has conceived, developed and executed class leading conferences, gala dinners and meetings across the globe for some of the world’s major financial institutions and most recognised brands.

Initially working full time for a leading global communications agency, Duncan went on to pursue a highly successful freelance career before taking the position as Head of Production at Pink Buddha.