Paul Besley

Paul Besley
Head, Europe DC Operations
CapitaLand International
Paul Besley is CapitaLand’s Head of European DC Operations and has more than 25 years experience in telecoms and the European Data Centre sector. He is responsible for the business operation of 11 data centres in Europe and working with the investment team to grow the portfolio with additional operational assets and new build developments. In his more recent roles Paul worked for Global Switch as Sales Director and as General Manager for 5NINES and Prescient Capital’s data centre business which included site sourcing, overseeing construction, launching and leasing. During his career Paul has built and managed sales, marketing, technical pre-sales and operations teams for fast growth FTSE 100 telecoms and data centre companies such as COLT and THUS.

CapitaLand Group is one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered in Singapore, CapitaLand’s portfolio spans across diversified real estate classes which include data centres, integrated developments, retail, office, lodging, residential, business parks, industrial and logistics. With a presence across more than 260 cities in over 40 countries.