Paul Sykes

Paul Sykes

Paul graduated with a BSc in economics from Leicester University. After graduating he joined KPMG and gained experience in auditing and other areas of finance while qualifying for membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Paul then joined Emap plc, initially in the role of financial controller of the media group’s magazine distribution division, then moving into a central role to develop the group’s treasury function. As group treasurer he had extensive involvement in a wide range of both equity and debt raising transactions, as well as media-related acquisitions and divestments in the UK and continental Europe.

Paul joined DMG Information in 1997 and moved to the US in 2000, reflecting the investment emphasis on the US and the geographic spread of the businesses following several significant acquisitions.

He is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and the UK Association of Corporate Treasurers.