Based in London, Wilson is the Global Director of Government Affairs at Diageo and leads a team of policy experts and economists to drive the company’s global strategy on public affairs, international trade and regulatory policy around the world. He represents Diageo on a number of industry groups and committees and is a sought after speaker on global policy trends, international trade developments and private sector engagement.
Wilson has extensive international experience operating in emerging markets. He was previously the Corporate Relations Director for Southeast Asia where he was responsible for delivering Diageo’s strategy covering public affairs, communications and sustainable development initiatives across ASEAN and other South Asia frontier markets. Before joining Diageo, Wilson was with KPMG Australia providing public policy and government relations advisory services to multinational clients across a range of industries. He has degrees in law and economics from the Australian National University and is an alumni of the University of Oxford’s Reputation Academy programme.