Andrew Woolnough is Visa’s Vice President of Corporate Communications across Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. Based in Dubai, he is responsible for Visa's external and internal communications agendas, including executive communications, media relations, public affairs and issues management across the 90+ country region.
Before assuming his current role in February 2014, Woolnough led Visa’s global media, executive communications and issues management team for Visa's Asia Pacific and CEMEA business out of Singapore. Before joining Visa, he served as Vice President and Head of Corporate at global public affairs agency Weber Shandwick in Singapore, where he led the account for Microsoft Asia’s business. He started his career in London where he led the Microsoft Central and East European public affairs business for PR agency Waggener Edstrom.
Woolnough is a Politics and Public Policy graduate of London University’s Queen Mary College.