David Kiu is Vice-President of Communications and Sustainability for Unilever’s Global Markets organization. In this role, he is a member of the Unilever Global Markets Executive (GMEX) led by the COO and represents the communications, external affairs and sustainability agenda across the global markets organization. He manages external affairs, public policy, and stakeholder engagement based in Unilever’s global operations hub in Singapore. David also manages communications teams from several business units and functions including North Asia and Global Customer Development.
Prior to joining Unilever, David’s career history includes leadership roles in communications and public affairs in the consumer goods industry and in political risk advisory and consulting. He has led numerous projects with Fortune 100 companies in the energy, telecoms and financial services sectors. He began his career in public service, spending eight years in various roles serving Singapore’s government.
David graduated from St. John’s College at Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, and has a Masters degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.