Paul Frampton Calero
Paul Frampton Calero is a highly experienced business leader and one of the UK’s defining voices in disruption and marketing. Paul’s passion for technology led him to take on a tech leadership role as the CEO of travel tech startup Tink Labs (owner of handy). Paul oversees the UK & Ireland business and is fast becoming a thought leader for transformation in the hospitality industry.
He was previously the UK & Ireland CEO of Havas Media Group where he oversaw a £100m business with 900 staff that included 10 operating companies with a focus on media, digital marketing, creative development, experiential, consulting and data/analytics.
Paul is adept at business transformation following his instrumental role in leading 24 Havas-owned businesses together under one roof in Kings Cross. He led the acquisition of 3 businesses ranging from insight & trends to data and technology consulting to entertainment. Paul made an early move in to digital in 2001 and was one of the pioneers of digital marketing. He regularly partners with CEO’s and other C Level influencers to advise and affect the necessary change.
Paul believes that innovative marketing, alongside agility and authenticity are critical requirements for any business to thrive in today’s highly competitive and ever-evolving climate.
Paul is an active supporter of the start-up community and is an NED and mentor to some of the leading lights of the entrepreneurial space as well as Chair of Big Youth Group, an organisation designed to improve the odds for young people..
He is a passionate ambassador for diversity and inclusion, an advisor for Women in Marketing and was recently one of just 30 men listed in Management Today’s Male Agents of Change alongside the CEO’s of EE and Diageo.
Paul is an influencer on both Twitter and Linkedin with other 23,000 folllowers. He was listed in the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000 Brand Builders 2016, voted the 5th most influential person in UK Digital in The Drum’s Digerati league and gifted the Lifetime Achievement award by Twitter.