Kate Robertson
Co-Founder, One Young World

Kate served as Chairman of the UK Havas Group from 2006 to 2015 and as Havas Global President from 2013 to 2015. She is convinced of the importance of the roles of global institutions and global businesses based on the belief that what unites people is greater than geographical distance and national distinctions. Growing up in apartheid South Africa, Kate’s world view is defined by having witnessed the leadership of Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu and their sense of shared humanity. Inspired by her love for the Olympic movement, One Young World connects young leaders with their counterparts from every country in the world and the impetus to deliver for the greater good Kate was named Advertising Woman of the Year by “Women In Marketing” and was similarly honoured by Advertising Week Europe in 2014. Kate is the co-author of the book ‘How to make a difference’ published in 2019.