SpecialityChief Executive, Clear Channel
Justin Cochrane is the CEO of Clear Channel International’s Europe region, with overall responsibility for 17 European markets. Following his graduation from the University of Oxford in 1995 with a degree in Engineering, Justin trained as a Chartered Accountant, qualifying in 1999. After a brief spell in financial services (Bank One/JP Morgan) Justin escaped to the world of media, joining Clear Channel at the end of 2001 as Group Accountant in the International group. By 2007, he was Group Finance Director for the same division and then moved to Clear Channel UK in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. In 2013, Justin became Chief Operating Officer and in 2015 took up the role of Chief Executive Officer, before being named Chair of Outsmart, the trade body for UK Out of Home, in 2016. He was appointed Clear Channel International’s CEO of Europe in 2019. Justin lives in Ireland, on the coast of West Cork, spending the working week in London - a wonderful contrast.