Paul Cooke was CEO of Post Publications Limited publishers of The Sunday Business Post until July 2016. In June 2013 he had lead the acquisition of the Sunday Business Post out of a examinership by a consortium comprising of himself and Key Capital. The Sunday Business Post was winner of Media Brand of the Year at the 2016 Media Awards.
Prior to joining the Sunday Business Post Paul was one of the founding executives of Independent Star Limited, the company which publishes The Irish Daily Star. Paul joined as Head of Finance and was appointed to the Board as Finance Director in 1994. He was appointed as Managing Director in September 2001.
Throughout his career, Paul who is a qualified chartered accountant has a demonstrated a consistent track record of delivering and growing profits through building, motivating and retaining teams.
Paul is currently a management consultant and advisor/mentor to a number of media and non media organisations.
Paul was chairman of the National Newspapers of Ireland for the years 2010 and 2011.