president, EMEA

Google

Former Trinity Mirror director Matt Brittin leads Google’s business and operations for the EMEA region, heading up teams across twelve countries.

He joined the search giant in 2007, initially leading UK sales and was appointed UK managing director two years later.

Brittin took on his current role in 2011, and in the past 12 months has taken on responsibility for the Middle East and Africa.

He is a non-executive director at Sainsbury’s as well as a board trustee for The Climate Group and Media Trust.