Leigh Thomas


Leigh is the Director of Global Accounts for Facebook, with a particular focus on EMEA based business. Her role is to enable clients and their agencies to engage effectively with the platform, across geographies, audiences and devices, in pursuit of making the world more open and connected.

She started agency side, with a career culminating as Managing Director at Saatchi & Saatchi, London, and running Digital Agency of the Decade, DARE, as CEO.

She is a member of WACL, and a non-exec director of the tech based marketing company McDonald Butler. She is in the Drum Top 10 Adverati, a Campaign A-lister, and a BIMA top 100 achiever.

In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family, read, keep fit, support ballet, and is known to have a propensity for a good Boschendal Blanc de Noir.

Sessions at NextM

“How increased technological capacity impacts our ability to make the right decisions?”

Temptation of Tech. We’ve all been there. Fallen in love with our branded app, the latest bot, VR, AI….But what is actually going on in the world of technology and how is FB focussing our business, products and people to be driving value for our communities.