By Emma

Paragon ID UK appoints new Head of Digital for transport sector

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Mike Lambrou joins Paragon ID UK

Paragon ID UK continues to expand its investment in digital transport ticketing solutions with the appointment of a new Head of Digital and Business Development Director.

Mike Lambrou will be responsible for helping transport businesses to expand and develop their digital mobile ticketing solutions.

Mike has over 25 years’ experience in the transport sector with a strong background in senior level positions across both operator and technology supplier businesses. As a passionate advocate of public transport and active travel, he has particular expertise for digital commerce within the transit sector including planning, booking, ticketing and payment systems.  

Commenting on his appointment, Mike said:

"It’s a great opportunity to be joining Paragon ID at a time of significant change and challenge in the public transport sector. I am a passionate advocate of both public transport and active travel and finding solutions to make both more accessible.

“My focus will be on working with transport agencies and operators in the UK and Commonwealth to develop digital mobile booking and ticketing solutions to help enable rapid recovery from the pandemic and to facilitate sustainable future growth in public transport and active travel usage.”

Ryan Mellors, Global Sales Director at Paragon ID UK, said:

“We’re delighted to welcome Mike to the Paragon ID transport team. His industry expertise and 360-degree perspective of the challenges that public transport organisations face with retailing and ticketing will help us to continue to meet the needs of our customers in this ever-changing digitised world of transport.

“Mike’s appointment forms part of our overall strategy of continued investment in digital transport ticketing solutions and follows the recent welcoming of digital ticketing expert Geoff Bunce as our new Digital Mobile Programme and Product Manager.”