Gavin Coombes

Guest post by Gavin Coombes, president, Edelman Digital Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa. A version of this post appeared in PRWeek. Relatively speaking, social media is still so new – Facebook, bear in mind, is just over 10-years-old – that it can ...Read More


Guest post by Robert Holdheim, CEO of Edelman South Asia, Middle East & Africa (pictured left with [L-R] Camilla d'Abo, Lucy d'Abo and Matthew Harrington). As the communications industry shifts, through democratized media, increased access to information and the insistence of ...Read More


There is, as ever, no such country as APACMEA (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa). But if there were it might be thought to be a little confused, because whilst the region includes the five most trusting markets we survey ...Read More

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I have been a GoPro fan for quite some time and bore my Facebook friends with my middle aged attempts at being a 'hero' with it. The GoPro channel of course has the real thing. Beautiful films of beautiful people ...Read More


Guest post by Cornelia Kunze, vice chair of Edelman APACMEA and Edelman APACMEA Steering Committee Leader for GWEN. Today, December 3, Edelman takes an important next step in our Global Women’s Executive Network (GWEN) initiative in the Asia Pacific, Middle East & ...Read More


I have just finished chairing the PR Jury at the 2014 Spikes Asia awards in Singapore and I can reveal that… Japan is the new Australia! Well, it is in terms of creative entries and breakthrough campaigns. Work from Japan ...Read More


Guest post by Ashutosh Munshi, head of the Edelman Consumer Marketing practice (South Asia, Middle East & Africa) and director of Creative, Planning and Content (India). At Edelman, we realize that at the heart of the Indian consumer market is a central ...Read More


Guest post by Stephen Lock, CEO of Edelman Indonesia. With national parliamentary elections just weeks away on April 9 and the presidential elections taking place in the summer, Indonesia will start to write a new chapter in its national story. The ...Read More


We have witnessed a curious anomaly over the last few years in the Edelman Trust Barometer. Trust in media in some countries where the government either owned or controlled that media (UAE, Singapore and China for example) was often higher ...Read More

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Pictured: With Amanda Goh, MD of Edelman Singapore, at the luncheon launch and panel for the Singapore results of the 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer. It’s been a noisy year in the usually quiet and efficiently-run island nation with some ...Read More