Sanjay Nazerali

anjay Nazerali is a media strategist and international thought leader.

After graduating from Oxford in 1985 with an MA in Philosophy, Sanjay worked in political communications for the high profile Lord Peter Mandelson, redefining the British Labour Party, which partly contributed to 13 years of government.

Following an MBA at INSEAD in 1991, Sanjay was appointed Senior VP, Marketing, at MTV Europe, part of the team which grew the network from 17m to 70m homes across the continent. Sanjay then founded a Top 50 international insight agency, The Depot, which was sold in 2006. Sanjay went on to join one of his clients, BBC News, as Global Director of Marketing.

In September 2013, Sanjay joined Dentsu Aegis Network as the Global Chief Strategy Officer at Carat. In 2017, he was honoured to be appointed as Dentsu X’s first Global Chief Strategist. In his role at Dentsu Aegis Network, he is also member of the World Economic Forum’s network of strategists.