Alexander Guittard

Director, M&C Saatchi World Services

Alexander Guittard leads US national security partnerships for M&C Saatchi, where he works with US national security and development agencies to develop advertising campaigns that advance US foreign policy around the world. He advises the US Government on the role of strategic communications in countering terrorism and disinformation. He developed strategic partnerships across the Middle East, Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa to support clients that include the US Department of State, USAID, and the US Department of Defense. He previously served as a US Foreign Service Officer and began his career as an Army officer. He served in the US Embassy in London as the counterterrorism and asymmetric threats policy lead. He speaks Arabic, Persian, and French, is a fellow at ISD, and a Society Advisory Group board member for the British Council.