Kevin Murphy OBE joined the board as an Observer in November 2014. Kevin is a London & Partners board member and Chairman of ExCeL London, the international exhibition and convention centre.
His media career spans more than two decades, and has involved both private publishing and exhibition businesses and senior corporate positions with large media owners, including AGB, Maxwell Business Communications and Emap plc.
Kevin has served twice as Chairman of the AEO (Association of Exhibition Organisers) and it was his first tenure that saw the exhibition industry adopt ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulations) auditing as the industry standard. He has also served as a board member of ABC and recently stepped down as Chairman of the AEV (Association of Event Venues). In 2015 he was awarded an OBE for his services to Business Tourism.