Kate Robertson

Kate Robertson

Co-founder
One Young World

Kate Robertson is the co-founder of One Young World – the global forum for young leaders that identifies, promotes and connects the world's most impactful activists to create a better world, with more responsible and effective leadership. The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures. 

Kate was formerly the Global President and UK Group Chairman of Havas Worldwide. In 2012 she was named Advertising Woman of the Year by Women in Marketing and in 2014 was similarly honored by Advertising Week Europe. In 2014 she received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Lausanne along with Unilever's Paul Polman. In 2017, Kate was awarded the Corporate Citizenship Award from British American Business. Kate is also the co-author of How to Make a Difference: The Definitive Guide from the World's Most Effective Activists – a unique and practical guide to modern-day activism which includes advice and experience from some of the world's leading campaigners.