Paul Chase-Gardener is Interim Chief Executive Officer at Brightside Group plc.
Paul has been integral to Brightside Group plc success over the years. He co-founded Brightside in 2005 and prior to this, he was Chairman and Finance Director at Group Direct Limited, which was subject to a reverse takeover by Brightside in June 2008.
Aside from Paul’s significant role within Brightside, he is also a Non-Executive Director of IOFINA plc, an AIM listed iodine production company based in the USA.
Before his involvement with Brightside, Paul was Chairman of both Southern Rock Insurance Company Limited and New Law LLP (Solicitors). In addition, he was the former Managing Director and substantial shareholder of Bladon Group plc, until a successful trade sale to Ingham’s Travel.
Paul has a background in chartered accountancy, having trained and qualified with Price Waterhouse Coopers in London.