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East of England Cambridge

Introducing our new Branch Ambassador - Paul Gibson

30 Jul 2018


IoD Cambridge Branch Ambassador Introduction

Your name:         Paul Gibson

Your title/role and company name: Producer at Go Vocal Video

Your IoD branch: Cambridgeshire

Your IoD Branch Ambassador role: Small Businesses

Your social media handles

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Q: How long have you been involved with the IoD? 

Two years


Q: Can you tell us a little about your career to date?

My career started in print media running newspaper companies across the UK, I later switched to managing magazines based in London. In 2003 I led a start-up magazine company across the capital, later moving into Essex and Cambridge. Having sold all my publishing interests I spent time developing a Management Consulting company, an Engineering firm  and a Champagne business. In 2015 I set up a Video Production Company with an experienced filmmaker, specialising in corporate videos. Using my 30 years of business knowledge I also spend some time consulting for businesses in Cambridge.


Q: What do you hope to achieve as an IoD Branch Ambassador?

I hope to help small and medium size businesses maximise there potential through the many benefits of the IoD


Q: If you could give your 21 year old self some advice what would it be? 

Think big and look for opportunities. The main thing is to enjoy yourself.


Q: What keeps you busy outside of work? 

I enjoy relaxing with my family, travel extensively when time allows, cinema and sports (watching only these days)


Q: Are there any business related or policy issues that keep you awake at night? 

No, I like to save that for the daytime.


Q: Why do you think business leaders should join the IoD? 

It offers many benefits, the key thing is to dive in and see what is on offer. The IoD offer a huge range of services and networking opportunities, there is always something that will help you run your business and grow





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