Paul Willmott is Chair of the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO).
Alongside his role in CDDO, Paul is Chief Digital Adviser at the LEGO Brand Group. He has 30 years of experience transforming businesses through digital means, as an executive and advisor.
Paul was Global Managing Partner and Founder of McKinsey Digital at McKinsey and Co. during his 23 years at McKinsey. He has worked globally and across multiple sectors, with a focus on consumer-facing industries. He started his career as a software engineer and technical architect.
Paul’s role is a public appointment, at 0.5 days a week. The Chair oversees the activities of the Central Digital and Data Office.