Leadership Team

Who we are

Tim McLoughlin

Chief Executive

Tim joined PEI in 2008 following a prior career in business and consumer media and events. He led the MBO from its founders in 2015.

Kashmir Sohi

Chief Financial Officer

Kashmir joined PEI in 2016 as CFO after successfully guiding a private equity-backed publishing business through a trade sale. He has extensive experience in CFO and corporate development roles in a number of global media businesses. Kashmir is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA from London Business School.

Paul McLean

Group Managing Director - Brands and Markets

Paul joined PEI in 2006 and has been driving our commercial activities ever since. He has over 20 years sales, marketing and commercial experience gained at Thomson Financial, Financial News and FTSE. He is a graduate of AUT, Auckland, New Zealand.

Philip Borel

Editorial Director

Philip was part of the team involved in the MBO in 2001 from Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. He has led the company’s global team of journalists ever since. Born and raised in Germany, Philip has lived in Britain since 1993. He’s a graduate of the University of York and the London School of Economics.

Colm Gilmore

Managing Director (Americas)

Colm joined PEI in 2004 as a journalist, moved to the Conferences division in 2005 becoming its head in 2008 and was appointed Managing Director [Americas] in 2015. Colm holds an LLB from the Queen’s University of Belfast, an MA in journalism from the University of Westminster and a Certificat d’Etudes Politiques from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Bordeaux.

Chris Petersen

Managing Director (Asia)

Chris has nearly two decades of leadership experience in financial media and institutional investment conferences across Asia, the US, and Europe. In 2011, Chris joined PEI as Managing Director for Asia and opened the Hong Kong office, which has grown to a team of 30 media and conference professionals focused solely on what drives alternative asset investing. Chris studied marketing at the University of Arizona (BSBA, 1992) and International Political Economy at the Claremont Graduate School in California (MA, 1998).