Philip Thomas

  • Philip Thomas is CEO of Ascential Events, a parent company of Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and its five associated Festivals, Money2020, and a diverse portfolio of award-winning international B2B events and trade exhibitions.
  • He began his career as a journalist, working for national and international magazines and newspapers, and editing Empire, the UK’s biggest-selling movie magazine.
  • Managing Director of FHM worldwide, launching iconic men’s magazine in more than 30 countries.