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Paul Lindley

Chairman & Founder, Ella's Kitchen


Paul Lindley is an award winning British entrepreneur. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, then spent 9 years at children’s TV brand Nickelodeon.

In 2006 he founded Ella’s Kitchen, an innovative brand of organic food for babies and young children whose mission is to improve children’s lives by giving them a better relationship with food. It is now the largest baby food band in the UK and has sales of over $100M all around the world. In 2013 he sold the business to The Hain Celestial group but remains actively involved.

In 2014 he co-founded The Key is E, a social business that engages and entices young people and the African diaspora to support entrepreneurs in Africa who build businesses that socially benefit children.

In 2015 he founded Paddy’s Bathroom a brand of natural and organic toiletries for young children, that makes getting clean as fun as it was to get dirty, whilst also creating safe, clean water for children in Rwanda through its integrated Drop Buy Drop program.

Paul believes the best businesses are those that make profits AND have a core purpose to do social good, and his personal focus is upon improving the rights and welfare of children.