Matthew Dearden

Matthew Dearden

Independent Business Leader
Adviser & Entrepreneur

'How to leapfrog the leaders: Lessons from around the world'

Matthew Dearden is an independent business leader, adviser and entrepreneur. He works mainly in advertising, leadership and change, especially in out-of-home media. His clients include investors, media owners, clients and vendors.

Matthew was previously President of Clear Channel Europe, a leading out-of-home media owner, having joined as CEO Clear Channel UK. He delivered record profitability (including a ten-fold increase in the UK), step-changed digitisation, major contract wins and innovative thinking to make these possible. Matthew has been asked to serve on many industry Boards and is a recent President of FEPE, the global association of out-of-home media owners.

A popular and engaging speaker, Matthew shares candid insights and distinctive views on building businesses today that are set to thrive for the future.