He brings rich and varied experience in operational leadership roles from the private and public sectors, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of Hakluyt & Company, an international business consultancy.
Paul's professional experience also includes roles as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and COO of Macquarie University in Australia, a senior civil servant advising the Australian Prime Minister and Cabinet, a partner in McKinsey & Co’s management consultancy practice and a commanding officer in the Royal Navy.
"Wellcome's history and international reputation are outstanding. I feel very excited, and privileged, to be joining the Trust and am looking forward to working with colleagues to support its inspiring mission."
Paul starts his new role at Wellcome on 2 September 2019.