Paul is an entrepreneurial technologist with a substantial track record for applying innovation in the defence and security sectors spanning academia, government, SMEs and international PLCs. Paul’s early career was with UK MoD, then with QinetiQ where he held a number of leadership roles including Technical Director of the Sensors & Avionics business and then CEO of QinetiQ Inc. Subsequently, Paul has founded and ran a SME and then was the inaugural Executive Director Innovation and Investment at the UK Defence Solutions Centre. Currently, Paul is the CEO of CENSIS, one of Scotland’s Innovation Centres focused on sensing, imaging and the internet of things (IoT). Easy conversation points with Paul are music, renovating rusty cars or working cocker spaniels.