Simon Williams was appointed as National Managing Director of Carat ANZ in September 2018. Simon has been with Dentsu Aegis Network for more than seven years, holding leadership positions across the Network in both Australia and the UK. Simon’s passion for driving innovation and collaboration to bring about transformational products, performance and partnerships has seen him consistently recognised as one of the industry’s strongest leaders. He’s been named in B&T’s 30 under 30, shortlisted as Campaign Asia Young Achiever of the Year and ADMA Marketer of the Year, and was a Cannes Lions Judge in 2017. Simon is a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion, and is the executive sponsor of DAN’s LGBTIQ+ advocacy group, &PROUD AU.