Paul has over 30 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry and has undertaken a variety of technology roles including software development, network planning, network architecture, strategy and research. His career includes work in Europe and the USA, building and launching telecommunication joint-ventures. Paul was BT’s networks research director. During this time, he led the network technology in BT’s disruptive mobile strategy which resulted in the re-entry into mobile services via the purchase of EE. He was responsible for technology developments which underpin EE’s 5G service and BT’s whole home Wi-Fi proposition.
Paul is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey. In this role he is advising on future 6G research and industrial engagement.