MEng, MBA, ACGI, MICM
Paul has a focus in strategy, innovation and customer centricity.
At Ashridge Business School Paul is a Professor of Practice in strategy, innovation and customer centricity working with business leaders from organisations in both the public and private sector. In his ten years of working with executives at Ashridge he has worked across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas in a variety of sectors including financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, technology and telecoms. He also runs a business and executive leadership development consultancy, Gallifrey Ltd. Currently he is writing a book on innovation and researching into ‘Growth Mindset’.
Prior to joining the Ashridge team Paul was a Vice President at Inmarsat, the global satellite business, managing the product management and marketing function where he was responsible for the commercial performance of the global portfolio, launching the next generation of products and as a member of the executive management team taking the business through a private equity transaction and subsequent IPO on the London FTSE.
He has held leadership roles in marketing, business development and corporate strategy for global enterprises, start up and turnaround businesses including British Telecom, FirstMark and Datapoint. At British Telecom Paul led the change management programme for the sales, customer service and marketing division serving Small & Medium Enterprises (SME). Paul has extensive international experience leading cross cultural teams and global programmes serving the enterprise and SME markets. He began his career with engineering and commercial roles in the oil and gas sector for Air Products.
He has a MEng in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College and MBA (Distinction) from London Business School.