Ed Williams

Ed Williams

Chairman, Aspen Institute U.K., Aspen Institute Trustee

Ed Williams is the Chairman of Aspen Institute U.K., and President and CEO of Edelman EMEA. Prior to that he led Edelman UK and Ireland for eight years.

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 is currently Chair of the Aspen UK board. He also serves on a number of other 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.