Paul Kelly – CEO

Paul is the CEO of The Channel Group, who has more than 30 years experience as a communications adviser, facilitator and personal coach to senior executives and Directors. He has worked with a number of major Australian and International corporations and professional services firms, facilitating strategic planning as well as developing and coaching senior executives in essential management communication. Paul has worked on a number of corporate transactions including over 50 trade sale and IPO transactions. He advised Tishman Speyer on the positioning of “Top of the Rock” observation deck in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. He has also worked on some of Australia’s largest pitches including over 50 infrastructure, equity markets and wealth management bids.

Paul has previously held senior executive roles in general management, business development and account management in the IT & Business Communications Sector. He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from Macquarie University.

Paul is a Director of Channel Ventures, which provides advice to and invests in disruptive technology businesses.

Paul is a Director of Women’s Community Shelters and is past Director of Special Olympics Australia, The Australian String Quartet and the Benevolent Society of NSW.

Paul represented Australia in the World Age Group Triathlon Championships in Chicago in 2015 and in Cozumel in 2016 as well as at the World Masters Games in Auckland in 2017.