Ranked amongst the Top 20 ECDs in the world on both the 2020 World Creative Rankings and the One Club ADC rankings, and named South Asia Creative Person of the Year by Campaign magazine, Ali Rez is one of the most prolific award-winning creative leaders in the industry, winning more than 400 international accolades in his career across USA, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. These include Grands Prix, Golds, Glass and several other metals across Cannes
Lions, Clios, D&AD, Effie, One Show, NYF, LIA, Dubai Lynx, Spikes and many more.
Rez’s work has been instrumental in helping Impact BBDO being ranked as the fifth most creative agency in the world in 2020, and has brought not only tremendous success for the global brands he looks after, but has also transformed culture in several markets through impactful work on purposeful causes.
Rez has been a member of the prestigious Glass jury panel at Cannes Lions, in addition to juries at D&AD, Effies, Clios, LIA, NYF, Loeries, and President of the Jury at Spikes Asia and Adfest. Besides lecturing at Oxford University and St.Martin’s College, Rez has exhibited at Tate UK, spoken at Tedx, captained a cricket team in California, and - being a firm believer that curiosity leads to creativity - has traveled to 131 countries.