22 February 2012 – What makes someone influential? How should influence be measured? These were two questions that taxed the minds of our London-based panel (that consisted of Anthony Belchambers, Brendan Bradley, Emma Davey, Garry Jones, John Parry and Bill Templar) who for months debated the intricacies of influence and the measures of hundreds of industry professionals that have had an impact on the industry over the past 30 years.
The process to establish the top 30 most influential people in the industry of the past 30 years has been a long one. It has involved industry participants from across the globe submitting lists of names for consideration.