Name: Olivia Ross-Wilson
Title: Global Communication Manager, Ingka Group
Location: Leiden, The Netherlands
Olivia Ross-Wilson has been with Ingka Group since 2011, having joined IKEA to lead positioning around its sustainability efforts. In 2016, she took the responsibility both for communication across Ingka Group, and for strengthening the positioning of IKEA in the countries where Ingka Group operates.
As member of Group Management, Olivia is also active on issues related to gender equality and diversity. She has 20 years’ communications experience, and prior to joining Ingka Group, worked for the Clinton Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Marks & Spencer. Olivia started her career at global PR agency Ketchum, advising brands including Starbucks, FedEx and the World Health Organisation.
Originally from Australia, Olivia now lives in the Netherlands with her husband and son.