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Ed Williams

Ed Williams leads Edelman’s UK and Ireland business, and is Vice Chairman of Edelman Europe. 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. A graduate of Harvard Business School’s AMP programme, he started his career in newspaper and television journalism.

Protecting Democracy in a Changing World

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Ed Williams

Protecting Democracy in a Changing World

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Yesterday, I spent the morning delivering a lecture on defending democracy at the Microsoft conference at the NYU Stern School of Business.

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Polarisation - Bridging the Gaps

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Ed Williams

Polarisation - Bridging the Gaps

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I spent this morning moderating a series of panels on the topic of polarisation as part of the second annual Aspen Ideas Weekend.

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Edelman Trust Barometer 2018: Op-Ed

Ed Williams

Edelman Trust Barometer 2018: Op-Ed

Ed Williams

Social media bosses - look away now. Painful headlines follow.

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This Is Edelman 67

Ed Williams

This Is Edelman 67

Ed Williams

This is 67. Edelman UK’s biannual magazine exploring politics, business, economics and the forces hewing our world.

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Edelman Trust Barometer: Generation Angst

Ed Williams

Edelman Trust Barometer: Generation Angst

Ed Williams

They are a generation who feel the world is turning too fast. Social media, technology, the whirl of fashion and entertainment, are all changing more rapidly than they feel...

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Trust Crisis - with the people, not for the people

Ed Williams

Trust Crisis - with the people, not for the people

Ed Williams

When historians look back on the last 100 years, distinct chapters will emerge. Peace. War. Dislocation. Prosperity. As we live history, of course, each chapter ineluctably leads to the...

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Reading the ruins: lessons learned from the aftermath of a political earthquake

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Ed Williams

Reading the ruins: lessons learned from the aftermath of a political earthquake

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Ed Williams, CEO, Edelman UK & Ireland recently spoke at Goldsmiths University on how the Leave campaign won the EU referendum.

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The media still matters, just not in the way we thought

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Ed Williams

The media still matters, just not in the way we thought

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Ed Williams, CEO, Edelman UK, spent this morning in an aiport hangar in Farnborough. A rather unusual backdrop for Barclays’ biannual UK leadership meeting, but an apt setting...

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Trump's Triumph - Social Media Is Only Half The Story

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Ed Williams

Trump's Triumph - Social Media Is Only Half The Story

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At the end of the week that saw Donald Trump elected as the next President of the United States, much has been written about how he did it, and...

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Michael Gove was right...kind of...

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Ed Williams

Michael Gove was right...kind of...

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You heard me. Michael Gove was right when he said, “people in this country have had enough of experts”.

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Trump's Responsibility To The World

Ed Williams

Trump's Responsibility To The World

Ed Williams

It was as the veteran pollster Stan Greenberg said, “unimaginable”. But as the unimaginable becomes all too imaginable, and the shock sinks in, questions about the election of the...

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Divided Kingdom – now the real challenge is to negotiate with our own disaffected compatriots

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Divided Kingdom – now the real challenge is to negotiate with our own disaffected compatriots

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If we didn’t know it already, it’s clear now. We live in a Divided Kingdom. And a shocked one. Even those who championed the cause of leaving the EU...

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Why Trust Matters

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Ed Williams

Why Trust Matters

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How often do we think about trust in our daily lives? There are numerous occasions on which we unconsciously test some experience against the question: is this the right...

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The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity – Dawn of a New Light on All Our Horizons

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Ed Williams

The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity – Dawn of a New Light on All Our Horizons

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Last weekend, an Edelman team saw the fulfilment of years of endeavour in helping launch the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, an annual $1m award to shine a light...

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People seek reliable information in troubled times
Trust Barometer 2016

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Ed Williams

People seek reliable information in troubled times
Trust Barometer 2016

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The telling of stories is what media people do, however you earn your income. And as Media Guardian readers know very well, sometimes the story is about the storytellers....

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A Tale of Two Britains - Trust Barometer 2016

Ed Williams

A Tale of Two Britains - Trust Barometer 2016

Ed Williams

Is trust broken in Britain? At Edelman we have been examining levels of trust that people have in the institutions that matter most for nearly two decades. Never before...

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Fighting the Digital Wars of the Future

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Fighting the Digital Wars of the Future

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Ed Williams writes as part of International Crisis Group’s ‘Future of Conflict’ collection of essays:- a series of 20 essays forecasting the “Future of Conflict” to mark the 20th...

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How The Internet Changed Everything – Communications, Campaigns And Social Media In The 21st Century

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Ed Williams

How The Internet Changed Everything – Communications, Campaigns And Social Media In The 21st Century

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Ed Williams, CEO, Edelman UK & Ireland recently spoke at Goldsmiths University on the impact of the public internet on the communications industry and public trust, and how the...

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Are the banks’ current trust issues an opportunity for FinTech firms?

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Are the banks’ current trust issues an opportunity for FinTech firms?

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Trust is vital to all businesses, not just banks. Repeated studies show how trust feeds directly through to the bottom line: a firm that is trusted will find people...

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BBC becoming less Auntie, more mad great-uncle in consultation on future

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BBC becoming less Auntie, more mad great-uncle in consultation on future

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In 2022 the BBC will turn 100. It is a major birthday for what most of us now consider to be an ever-present member of our extended family. However,...

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Think smart and the BBC could be the new Netflix

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Think smart and the BBC could be the new Netflix

Ed Williams

Charter talks offer the chance to be a global player via mobiles and to cut the licence fee, says Ed Williams.

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‘Expect the Expected’ - the consequence of total control in Election campaigns

Ed Williams

‘Expect the Expected’ - the consequence of total control in Election campaigns

Ed Williams

As a PR man I know there is an inherent irony in what I am going to write. But at the end of a six week general election campaign...

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Lord Paul Myners Joins Edelman UK as Chairman

Lord Paul Myners Joins Edelman UK as Chairman

Ed Williams

I am delighted to announce that today Edelman has appointed Lord Paul Myners as Chairman of Edelman UK. This appointment marks another important milestone in the evolution of Edelman's...

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We're Drifting in the Doldrums
Edelman Trust Barometer 2015

Ed Williams

We're Drifting in the Doldrums
Edelman Trust Barometer 2015

Ed Williams

There’s an election looming and we’ve been climbing out of the worst financial crisis in living memory, but there’s bad news for our business and political leaders: trust is...

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