Alex Kolawole

Senior Associate Director , APCO Worldwide

An APCO intern six years ago, Kolawole is now one of the agency's most sought-after client leaders and a leader in integrated comms. His key achievements include leading APCO's fastest growing client, Upfield, into one of its largest global accounts - driving revenue growth in Europe from 27 per cent in 2019 to 44 per cent in 2020. An advocate for diversity in PR, he founded and co-leads APCO's first ever diversity & inclusion council in Europe.

Nominator says: "Alex may be under 30, but he brings the courage, wisdom and leadership skills of someone far his senior"