Paul Meehan is a director of Bain & Company and regional managing director, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He is responsible for shaping the strategy and vision for Bain’s 21-office network in EMEA, including working with partners to focus on action-oriented, enduring and repeatable results for our clients, overseeing the execution of business plans and inspiring Bain’s leadership and people.
Based in London, he is a business transformation expert and 25-year veteran at the firm, working with major corporate and private equity clients in Australia, Japan, China, Europe and North America. He is a leading contributor to Bain’s Results Delivery®, Organization, Consumer Products, Retail and Air Transportation & Services practices.
Paul joined Bain & Company in London at graduate entry level in 1987. Prior to moving to Australia in 1991 with Bain, he spent two years in the UK in a senior sales and marketing role.
Paul was the managing partner of Bain’s Australian business between 1998 and 2005 followed by a two-year posting to Japan where he served as managing partner of Bain’s Tokyo office. From 2008 to 2013, he was in the role of regional managing director for Asia Pacific based out of Hong Kong.
He holds an honours degree in economics from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.