Hamish Nicklin is the Chief Revenue Officer of The Guardian News and Media Group. He is responsible for driving operational and strategic direction across the media, jobs and Labs businesses. Hamish will also have responsibility for building long-term, sustainable business relationships directly with clients and agencies across the globe. Hamish reports directly to David Pemsel, the CEO, and is a member of the Guardian, News & Media Executive Committee.
Previously, Hamish was at AOL UK where he was the Managing Director where he oversaw business strategy and and operations across the company’s content brands, programmatic and video platforms on both the demand and supply side of the market equation. In the UK this included AOL’s editorial brands The Huffington Post UK, TechCrunch and Engadget and the technology brands Adap.tv, AOP and Convertro.
Before joining AOL, Hamish held the position of Director of Agency Sales at Google UK. He joined Google in 2006 as Industry Head of Financial Services, before taking on the roles of Head of Public Sector and Government, followed by Head of Creative Agency Partnerships. Prior to this, Hamish held various direct and digital marketing and business development roles at banks such as Lloyds TSB, Coutts & Co and Morgan Stanley.
He lives in East Dulwich with his wine writer wife Helena, two wonderful daughters, Cora and Ivy, their small, well behaved Cocker Spaniel, Ludwig.