William Drew

Director of Content

The World's 50 Best Restaurants · UK

William is the Director of Content of 50 Best, which includes The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, The World’s 50 Best Bars, Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Asia’s 50 Best Bars, Middle East & North Africa’s 50 Best Restaurants, among others. He has been a journalist and editor for more than two decades, spanning business-to-business and consumer magazines, as well as national newspapers. He is a former editor of style magazine Arena and continues to write and comment on food and restaurants in the UK and international media. Having worked for the 50 Best organisation for more than a decade, he is privileged to have eaten in a healthy proportion of The World's 50 Best Restaurants (though the experience hasn’t been so healthy for his waistline). William is a long-time spokesperson for the 50 Best brand and also oversees the Academy voting structure that creates the lists and all content across both digital channels and live events.