Paul Burton is responsible for shaping and implementing Aviation Week Network strategy for the Asia Pacific region, and his portfolio spans all areas of AWN output, including exhibitions, conferences, data/insight, media and advertising. Prior to joining AWN, he was Director of Content and Asia-Pacific Business Development at Jane’s by IHS Markit.
He specializes in aerospace and defence content leadership, with a strong focus on product development and delivering projects that exceed the needs of senior clients throughout Asia and Europe. Paul has provided tailored business development support to many Asian government agencies and A&D companies, briefing them on key strategic trends and market developments. He has led projects for economic ministries that crafted a viable export strategy for elements of their national A&D base, and conducted numerous market entry studies for A&D companies looking to expand their regional footprints.
Previously, he worked in research and management roles at BAE SYSTEMS, Jane’s Information Group and the United Kingdom Parliament. Mr. Burton’s university degrees include a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Politics from the University of Portsmouth, England, and a Master of Arts in US Studies from the School of the Americas, University of London, UK, where he focused on foreign policy.