Sharon Whale


CEO, UK Group, Oliver
Sharon joined Inside Ideas Group from Proximity in 2003 where she won and worked across its largest and most highly-awarded accounts, including Lloyds Banking Group, VWG, John Lewis and particularly The Economist. The latter won over 20 awards in 2015 alone, including both the DMA Grand Prix and a Lion at Cannes.

Before joining Proximity, she held various director positions at Havas Helia, STH and Tequila, including CSD and then COO.

Sharon spends her time by day being CEO of Oliver UK and UK group companies and as mum in charge in evenings and weekends assisting with homework (currently algebra, which is stretching her abilities), preparing a birthday party for a choosy 12 year old to be, cuddling and walking Purdy the dog, baking cupcakes, learning lines with her girls for their latest musical theatre extravaganza , organizing holidays’ and occasionally finding time to go on a date with her husband Simon, her long suffering partner in crime.