Committee membership: A, N, R, S, (ch)
Appointed: 1 February 2012
Tenure: 4 years
Career: A fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Paul has held a variety of roles within the energy and utilities industries. Paul was an Executive Director of Clayhithe plc, before later joining E.ON UK plc where he was Chief Executive and later Chairman. He was also a Non-executive Chairman of AEA Technology Group plc and was Chairman of EngineeringUK. Paul is currently Chairman of the UK National Air Traffic System, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and a member of the Council for Science and Technology. Most recently, Paul was appointed as Chairman of Costain Group plc on 5 May 2016.
Skills and experience: Paul has experience in energy utilities, Government and regulatory industries. Paul also has a wide range of board level experience gained through his Chief Executive and Chairman appointments.