Douglas Freeman is the President of UWG's Global Reflections and Inclusive Leadership practice, a WPP company based in London with nearly 200,000 employees. Under Freeman's leadership, UWG currently serves 4 of the 10 largest publicly traded companies on the planet. Prior to UWG, Freeman served as the interim CHRO and first Chief Diversity Officer of a nearly $1B health plan in Los Angeles. Mr. Freeman has served as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting and an Investment Banking Financial Analyst at JPMorgan Chase in NYC. Mr. Freeman holds a Master in Public Policy Degree from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University on a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, an MBA Essentials credential from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mr. Freeman is an alumni of SMUS, where he started for two years on the First XV, was the youngest member of the BC Under-19 team and was a member of the Canadian U21 Rugby team. He is the son of Maestro Paul Freeman, former Chief Conductor of the Victoria Symphony (1979-88), Czech National Symphony in Prague and founder of the MacArthur award-winning Chicago Sinfonietta which is in its 37th season of operation.