Ranked amongst the Top 20 ECDs in the world and the No.1 ECD in MENA/APAC on the 2020 World Creative Rankings, and named the South Asia Creative of the Year 2020 by Campaign magazine, Ali Rez is one of the most successful award-winning creative leaders in the world. He has won more than 500 international accolades in his career spanning USA, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, at everything from Cannes Lions, Clios, D&AD, Effie, One Show, Loeries, Caples, to Dubai Lynx, Spikes and many more.
Rez’s work has been instrumental in Impact BBDO being ranked amongst the Top 5 most creative agencies in the world in 2020, and has brought tremendous business success to the global and regional brands he looks after. He has been on the jury at every major award show, and is a member of the BBDO Asia Creative Council.
Besides lecturing at Oxford University and St.Martin’s College, Rez has exhibited at Tate UK, spoken at Tedx, captained a cricket county team in California, and - being a firm believer that curiosity leads to creativity - has traveled to 131 countries.