Leigh Thomas

Leigh Thomas

Director, Global Clients and Categories, EMEA, Facebook

Leigh is the Director of Global Categories and Clients for Facebook, EMEA. She leads a senior team who provide strategic consultancy to global partners and their agencies in how to engage effectively with the Facebook platforms in order to drive competitive advantage and quantifiable business outcomes. This team provide global category leadership for Facebook, across FMCG, Tech, Telco, Autos and Digital Natives.

She also spent 20 years working in Creative Agencies, including roles as Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi, London, and running Digital Agency of the Decade, DARE, as CEO.

Aside from her passion for gender equality and work as a proud WACL executive (Women in Communications and Marketing London), she is also a board trustee for Pennies, the award winning Fintech NGO. She a Campaign A-lister, and a BIMA top 100 achiever.

In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family, husband Huw, and children Graydon & Cameron, reading books (analogue), and attending the ballet (also preferably in analogue form).