Paul Thandi

CEO, NEC Group


Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of the NEC Group, the UK’s leading live events business, which owns; the NEC, ICC, Vox, Resorts World Arena, Utilita Arena Birmingham, The Ticket Factory and Amadeus.

He was appointed Group CEO in 2006, bringing over 20 years’ experience in the media industry.

Paul has since transformed the Group into a customer-centric and data-led organisation, whilst increasing its portfolio of businesses and venues, and leading the company through changes of ownership in 2015 and 2018.