Meet our team

  • Rebecka Allén
    Rebecka Allén Rebecka Director of Consumer Policy
    Rebecka leads WFA’s policy work in the areas of marketing and consumer protection, public health and environmental sustainability. Her team leads voluntary initiatives with alcohol and food brands, as well as the Responsible Advertising and Children (RAC) programme. A graduate from the Sorbonne University, she previously worked for leading consultancies in Brussels. You can get in touch at
  • Stéphane Arnhem
    Stéphane Arnhem Stéphane CRM & Technical Support, Senior Manager
    Stéphane manages WFA’s database, critical for ensuring the delivery of quality services to members. He holds a degree in Visual Communication and was previously with a company specialised in the development and production of indoor and outdoor branding solutions. You can get in touch at
  • Tom Ashby
    Tom Ashby Tom Global Lead, Media Services
    Tom is Global Lead, Media Services; working closely with Matt to deliver services to the Media community across all elements of media and digital, as set out in the Media Charter. Prior to the WFA Tom has seven years’ experience client side at Danone and then Lipton, and before that with media consultancies. You can get in touch at t.ashby (at)
  • Laura Baeyens
    Laura Baeyens Laura Senior Communications Manager & National Associations Council Lead
    Laura works on WFA communications and supports the organisation's Diversity & Inclusion workstream. She is the main point of contact for WFA's network of national industry associations in 60 countries. Combining Belgian and Philippine nationalities, she holds a Master’s Degree in Communications and speaks English, Filipino and Dutch. You can get in touch at l.baeyens (at)
  • Jon Baldwin Quintanilla
    Jon Baldwin Quintanilla Jon Policy & Communications, Junior Manager
    Before joining WFA, Jon worked in different roles in the field of Policy and Communications in Spain, Romania and Mozambique. He holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a Master's degree in Political Science from Leiden University. Jon speaks fluent Spanish and English. You can get in touch at
  • Brenna Brandes
    Brenna Brandes Brenna Junior Manager, Global Marketing Services
    Brenna is a New York City-based member of the Marketing Services team. Her role will be to support the team with initiatives intended to improve the global marketing industry for our clients and increase client-side marketing effectiveness. An Ithaca College alum, Brenna brings professional experience as a Marketing Specialist and Copywriter to her role here at the WFA.
  • Samantha Clayton
    Samantha Clayton Samantha Operations, Senior Manager
    Sam is looking after administration and finance. An Australian national, she holds a Bachelor of Business from La Trobe University, Melbourne. She has previously worked across various industries including Property Law, Accounting and HR Technology. You can get in touch at s.clayton (at)
  • Camelia Cristache
    Camelia Cristache Camelia Global Head of Brand and Diversity & Inclusion Lead
    Camelia works on WFA communications and diversity and inclusion-related issues. She holds Masters in New Media and Business and has previously worked on the consultancy side in Bucharest and Brussels. You can get in touch at c.cristache (at)
  • Ioana Danila
    Ioana Danila Ioana Global Insights, Senior Manager
    Ioana leads the Insight Forum and insights practice at WFA, nurturing the global insights leadership community, organising peer to peer events, curating peer knowledge, and content creation for WFA members. Ioana is a Sociology graduate, with over 16 years of experience in insights. Prior to joining WFA, Ioana worked with leading global research companies including Ipsos, GfK and Kantar, across 6 regions of the world. Ioana speaks fluently Romanian, English and Spanish, and learning Portuguese. You can get in touch at i.danila (at)
  • Justine David
    Justine David Justine Member Services, Junior Manager
    Justine’s responsibility is to engage and support our members by responding to all membership-related concerns, inquiries, and requests.. Before, WFA she worked at CapGemini and for a wildlife conservation project in Costa Rica. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management and a master’s degree in Events Management. She speaks fluent French, English and Spanish.
  • Elien Decommer
    Elien Decommer Elien Content Manager
    Elien is responsible for overseeing the planning, organisation, creation, and publishing of all WFA content online on our website to cater to the needs of our members. Previously, Elien worked for several Belgian and international companies and non-profits. Holding a Master's degree in Translation and Journalism, she has a wide range of experience in marketing communication. She speaks Dutch, English, French, Spanish and Russian. You can get in touch with Elien at
  • Robert Dreblow
    Robert Dreblow Robert Global Head of Marketing Services
    Rob oversee’s WFA’s Marketing Services function. Based in Toronto, his focus includes the CMO Forum and championing marketing leaders’ priorities as well as keeping members on top of key trends. He was previously an Associate Director at MediaCom. You can get in touch at r.dreblow (at)
  • Bex Fisher
    Bex Fisher Bex Marketing Knowledge Manager
    Bex supports the WFA as Marketing Knowledge Manager. In her role, she has ownership of WFA’s Knowledge Base (library of marketing and policy insights), ensuring that insights are represented in the best way and are suitably classified and discoverable. Prior to the WFA, Bex worked as a Consultant for The Observatory International and for the UK advertising trade association ISBA. Bex has a Masters in Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights from The University of Nottingham and a BA in Politics and International Relations from Royal Holloway, University of London.
  • Laura Forcetti
    Laura Forcetti Laura Director, Marketing Services Asia Pacific, and Global Sourcing
    Laura leads the Sourcing Forum. A graduate of Southampton University and Montpellier Business School, she has four years of strategic procurement experience managing ATL/BTL agencies and market research categories for Nestlé and Coca-Cola. You can get in touch at l.forcetti (at)
  • Joel Gan
    Joel Gan Joel Connections Manager APAC
    Joel is WFA’s events manager in APAC. A Singaporean national, he holds a degree in Business Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, as well as a Diploma in Computer Engineering from Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore. He has five years of events management and operations in the MICE industry. You can get in touch at j.gan (at)
  • Will Gilroy
    Will Gilroy Will Director of Policy and Communications
    Will is based in Brussels and oversees WFA’s policy work and communications. A graduate of Modern Languages from Oxford University, he worked previously as a journalist in the UK, France and Spain. You can get in touch at w.gilroy (at)
  • Amparo Gomez
    Amparo Gomez Amparo Events and Office Coordinator
    Amparo is responsible for managing the day-to-day office operations and supporting WFA with event management. Amparo has an educational background in English and Euroculture, Politics and Society. Prior to her role at WFA, she gained experience in the fields of event management and consultancy in EU affairs. Having lived and studied in several European countries, she is fluent in multiple languages including Spanish, English, French and she has a good command of German.
  • Delaney Goodwin
    Delaney Goodwin Delaney Initiative Manager - Global Alliance for Responsible Media
    Delaney is based in New York City and has joined the GARM team as an Initiative Manager. A graduate of The University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, Delaney previously worked as a non-profit consultant advising clients on market trends and best hiring practices. Prior to her consulting career, Delaney worked for a variety of non-profits focusing on membership, strategy, and communications.
  • Matt Green
    Matt Green Matt Director of Global Media and Measurement
    Matt is responsible for the delivery of services to the WFA Media Forum and leads all work on media and digital. He is WFA’s subject matter expert on media, including programmatic buying, ad fraud and transparency. You can get in touch at (at)
  • Camilla Hayes
    Camilla Hayes Camilla Global Head of HR
    Camilla manages WFA’s HR services and is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and policies that are aligned with WFA’s 5-year strategy and vision. She is an accredited HR professional from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, with a strong track record of providing HR leadership to the executive team. She has previously managed the full provision of HR services in the UK, Europe, APAC, and the Americas.
  • Julia Kraft
    Julia Kraft Julia Associate Director, Global Marketing Services
    Julia leads the Integration Forum, helping senior marketing leaders to maximise the effectiveness of their investment through integrated marketing solutions. A German national, she previously worked for BNP Paribas Fortis. You can get in touch at j.kraft (at)
  • Stephan Loerke
    Stephan Loerke Stephan Chief Executive Officer
    Stephan manages the WFA secretariat and is the WFA’s main spokesperson. Before WFA, Stephan worked at the United Nations in New York and later in both marketing and management roles at L'Oréal. You can get in touch at stephan.loerke (at)
  • Michelle McEvoy
    Michelle McEvoy Michelle Initiative Lead - Planet Pledge
    Michelle is Initiative Lead for the World Federation of Advertisers Planet Pledge and plays a pivotal role in driving WFA's commitment to environmental sustainability within the marketing industry. She leads initiatives, collaborates with stakeholders, and champions the adoption of sustainable practices among marketers globally. Michelle's 20-year career spans a mix of B2B and B2C sales, marketing, strategic capability, people and leadership development. She held a retail focused marketing role at The Walt Disney Company before going on to help establish the Marketing Capability function at HEINEKEN UK. She also served The Marketing Academy in numerous roles but latterly as Global Partnerships director. Prior to her role at the WFA, Michelle was Associate Director of sustainability consulting firm Project 17. As well as being a passionate sustainability leader, Michelle is a mental health advocate and Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming.
  • Andrew Mowbray
    Andrew Mowbray Andrew Finance Manager
    Andrew is responsible for select financial operations within the WFA. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in financial economics, he brings first-hand experience in corporate accounting from the United States.
  • Claire Mullen
    Claire Mullen Claire Director of Member Services
    Claire is focused on delivering greater added value to WFA member organisations. A British national, she has over a decade of membership services and industry body experience. Claire works from both London and Brussels. You can get in touch at c.mullen (at)
  • Vinciane Patelou
    Vinciane Patelou Vinciane Director of Consumer Policy – Interim
  • Esther Raado
    Esther Raado Esther Travel & Events Manager
    Esther is responsible for looking after WFA policy events and managing travel within the team. She is from Estonia but has lived and studied in several countries, including Denmark, The Netherlands, South Africa and the U.S. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Hospitality Management and her experiences prior to joining WFA were in the hospitality industry. You can get in touch at e.raado (at)
  • Robert Rakowitz
    Robert Rakowitz Robert Initiative Lead - Global Alliance for Responsible Media
    Rob is the cofounder and lead for the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) which brings together marketers, agencies, platforms, and industry groups to remove harmful content from ad-supported digital media. Rob is a career change agent, having led transformations as the head of global media at Mars Incorporated, and creating the communications planning discipline for Mindshare, Carat, and OMD. Rob is based in New York.
  • Gabrielle Robitaille
    Gabrielle Robitaille Gabrielle Associate Director, Digital Policy
    Gabrielle works on key digital files such as the ePrivacy regulation and the upcoming Digital Services Act. Before WFA, she worked at the Motion Picture Association. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages and European Studies from the University of Bath and a Master in European Politics and International Relations from Maastricht University. She speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian and Dutch. You can get in touch at g.robitaille(at)
  • Rishi Saxena
    Rishi Saxena Rishi Global Product Lead, Halo
  • Zoe Steele
    Zoe Steele Zoe Membership Services, Senior Manager
    Zoe focuses on identifying opportunities for WFA commercialisation, collaborating cross functionally with forum leaders to deliver excellent service to our members, and increasing membership growth. She is a San Francisco native based in London and brings 10+ years of experience in the media & advertising technology sector. She has overseen and personally contributed to every stage of the sales funnel, driving strategy and revenue growth for cutting edge AI startups, established scale ups, and prominent tech platforms alike. Zoe keeps equity, diversity, and authentic connections at the heart of her work.
  • Alice Tomlinson
    Alice Tomlinson Alice Manager, Global Marketing Sourcing
    Alice will support WFA in evolving the marketing sourcing function and the wider industry. She is an International Relations graduate, having studied at the University of Leeds. Prior to the WFA, Alice was an Account Manager for a legal-tech company in London and worked with ISBA during their annual conference in 2020. You can get in touch at
  • Hanne van de Ven
    Hanne van de Ven Hanne Connections, Senior Manager
    Hanne supports the marketing team in the organisation of WFA events. A Dutch national, she lived and studied in Berlin and Budapest and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in European Studies from Zuyd University in Maastricht. You can get in touch at h.vandeven (at)