Toumazis in 2016
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Tom Toumazis MBE is a trustee of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). He is also chairman of the Childline Board, part of the NSPCC. He was awarded the MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2015 for services to children.
Tom Toumazis MBE has a portfolio of directorships focused in technology, media and the arts. He’s a founder investor and Chair of four start-ups from a variety of industries from data analytics, to online art retail, from mobile games and most recently, the biggest Expo in the UK for the Hemp, CBD and Legalised Cannabis industry. He is an External Director of the Performing Rights Society for Music, the leading music rights organisation in the world. Tom has held senior roles in the film and entertainment world at ITV, The Walt Disney Company, Eurosport, Endemol Shine and Yahoo! He’s run small and large businesses, from start-ups to businesses employing over 7,500 people.
He has worked in the media and entertainment industry since 1983, spending the first 18 years within advertising sales at ITV, Eurosport and Emap. He made the transition into TV and film in 2001 as Head of Disney-ABC-ESPN Television EMEA. In 2009 he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer of Endemol Worldwide, joining the main board. He was Head of Partnerships EMEA for Yahoo and prior to that, CEO of Mecom Group plc.
As chair of the Childline Board, Toumazis was awarded an MBE in 2015.
Appointed trustee of the NSPCC in October 2018, Toumazis is also chairman and founder of the Childline Board, a member of the charity's National Development Fundraising Board, and an honorary member of the NSPCC Council.Tom is also a Trustee of the NSPCC and has helped raise over £14 million over the last 15 years. He has run 8 London Marathons for Childline. Tom is a public speaker, sharing his work/life experiences and encouraging young people to explore a career in the world of media and entertainment. He supports Speakers for Schools & London South Bank University, where he’s a Visiting Professor of Business and an Honorary Fellow.
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