Training and Development Professional
A training and development professional, Paul worked with ScottishPower between 1990 and 2007. He headed up ScottishPower Learning, a partnership between the company and its trade unions that helped train the company’s employees; and improve the employability of young people in the community. Latterly Paul was appointed to the broader role of Corporate Responsibility Director.
Since leaving ScottishPower, Paul has developed a portfolio career which includes Board Membership of the Scottish Funding Council (where he is Vice-Chair) and Skills Development Scotland. Paul is Chair of their Joint Skills Committee.
Paul has his own consultancy which focuses on Corporate Responsibility; Paul is also a member of the Goodison Group in Scotland Forum.
In 2005 Paul was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to lifelong learning in Scotland.