Paul was previously the Chief Executive of Jisc, the UK’s digital body for tertiary education and research. He is now supporting HE and research on a number of governing bodies/boards of institutions and agencies. Paul joined the Governing Body in March 2020.
Prior to Jisc, Paul was an executive partner at Gartner UK, a technology research and advisory firm. He spent over 20 years in financial services at Nationwide Building Society, Barclays Bank and First Data EMEA, both in IT and business roles. Paul has also worked in knowledge-based organisations including Cancer Research UK, Thomson Reuters Legal UK and the Intellectual Property Office. In 2016, Paul was listed in The Sunday Times list of Britain’s 500 most influential in the area of engineering and technology.