Chief Client Officer, Asia-Pacific Global Client Lead, Huawei

Allison is responsible for supporting Wavemaker’s key clients in Asia-Pacific, with a focus on driving excellence across markets in this region which includes meeting clients’ growing challenges, identifying opportunities, developing and implementing innovative solutions for them.

Allison’s background is in international client leadership; she has held roles leading Wavemaker’s largest clients, such as Huawei, Colgate-Palmolive, AXA, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, SABMiller Europe, Tiffany & Co and VISA Europe. Besides client excellence and stewardship, she is also instrumental in winning new business.

Allison also has office leadership experience, having previously been the Managing Director for the agency’s offices in Singapore and Hong Kong – with an oversight of North Asia (Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong) for the latter, ensuring the highest quality talent and transformational product in each of these markets. 


Why I am judging the awards....“Having witnessed and experienced how much has evolved from the start of 2019 to date, staying agile and innovative in navigating market demands has become more challenging than ever.

I am honoured to be a part of this jury and excited to assess and recognise entrants’ efforts in driving growth with creativity, effective use of data and clever implementations. As judges I think we should give extra credit to outstanding solutions amidst tough times.”

Judging panel

Naomi Rajendram

Head of Marketing Technologies (MarTech)
PwC South East Asia

Sonal Patel

Managing Director, SEA 


Managing Director Media Group
DAN Singapore

Laura Quigley

Senior Vice President, APAC
Integral Ad Science

Thomas Wolf

Head of Online Marketing & CRM

Dawn Chan

International Business Director
South China Morning Post

Jenn Villalobos

Chief Digital and Technology Officer
Prudential Thailand

Asha Gourinath

Lead For Digital Marketing & CRM | Growth Markets For SEA

Athreyan Sundararajan

Vice President, Marketing & Brand Services
WarnerMedia SEAP

Ravi Shankar

Global Head of Digital Marketing

Jo Bjordal

Chief Marketing Officer

Jennifer Chase

vice president, digital sales, solutions & operations

Phillip Cowlishaw

head of adobe advertising cloud for asia pacific

Avery Akkineni


John Matthews

Director of media and partnerships

Sidharth Bhasin

Associate director, media procurement APAC
Johnson & Johnson

Allison Coley

Chief Client Officer, Asia-Pacific Global Client Lead, Huawei

James Sampson

regional head, partnerships & strategy
GrabAds at Grab

Michel De Rijk

ceo, apac

Steve Ford

Head of APAC Sales

Bob Du

Managing Director, Singapore

Marc Langenfeld

APEX Regional Lead, APAC
Publicis Media

Cindy Tan

VP, Display, APAC

Stephen Li

CEO, Asia Pacific

Diogo Andrade

Head of automation

Mohenesh Chamith Buthgumwa

Isobar & Response

Niall Hogan

Managing Director SEA,

Silas Lewis-Meilus

head of media, apac
GSK Consumer Health

Vivian Yeung

managing director
MediaCom Singapore