Simon Khalil


Global Creative Director, Arab News

Simon is a multi award-winning creative director and digital design strategist. During his twenty-year career in news design, Simon worked at one of the world’s biggest newspaper brands, the Telegraph Media Group in London. As Art Director, Simon was at the heart of many ambitious and successful redesigns for both the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph.

Simon is currently Global Creative Director of Arab News. After a comprehensive print and digital redesign and relaunch in April 2018, Arab News has gone on to win four international design awards. Arab News is the Middle East’s biggest selling English language daily and the voice of a changing region.

When not scouring the world and the web for creative talent and design inspiration, you can find Simon playing rugby for Hammersmith & Fulham Rugby Club.

Instagram & Twitter: @simonkhalil75