Paul Faulkner is the chief executive of Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Previously, he was chief executive of Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest football clubs.  Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is a membership-based business support organisation, a kind of central portal or hub to steer businesses towards greater opportunities, development and success.

Locally, Paul is an Associate Non-Executive Director of Birmingham Children’s Hospital, and a Trustee of Cure Leukaemia, Town Hall Symphony Hall, and the Lord Mayor’s Charity.  He is also Chairman of Sport Birmingham.