Rupen Desai

Rupen Desai

Rupen Desai

Rupen was Edelman’s Vice Chairman across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa till March 2019. He, also, led Edelman’s Women’s leadership network for the region.

Prior to Edelman, Rupen spent two decades working for Lowe + Partners, where he was the network’s Regional President for the last six years.

He is, currently, a member of the board at Female Founders, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of gender equality in entrepreneurship and leadership.  

A strong advocate of the impact purpose-led business and creativity have on society as well as on profit, he brings 20 years of experience in leading multicultural teams that have shaped brand narratives for some of the world’s most famous, consistent and successful brands.