Ed Williams

CEO UK and EMEA Vice Chairman, Edelman

Ed Williams currently leads Edelman’s UK and Ireland business, and is Vice Chairman of Edelman EMEA.

From 1st October 2019 he will be moving to the role of President and CEO of Edelman EMEA. Previously, he oversaw corporate affairs and communications for two global media companies: the BBC and Reuters.

He advises senior executives on corporate communications and strategy and serves on a number of boards, including the Royal College of Art, the Woolf Institute in Cambridge and International Crisis Group’s Advisory Council.

He has an Honorary Fellowship from Goldsmiths University and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s AMP programme.

He started his career in newspaper and television journalism.