Paul is an experienced project manager and technical consultant with over 30 years’ experience in the air transport industry; he is a well versed public speaker and committee chairman with an excellent command of the English Language. Paul regularly writes for management boards and policy makers and has an excellent track record of being able to build consensus within disparate groups of stakeholders with diverse views and concerns.
Paul is responsible for helping Think achieve sustainable growth through development of new services and processes. Paul takes the lead on ATM regulatory and performance issue – in particular looking at how new technologies and concepts can improve ATM performance in en-route airspace and at airports using the raft of analytics and big data approaches developed by Think.
Paul has taken a leading role in the development virtualisation. He was a key author of the SESAR Airspace Architecture Study and is a member of the EUROCAE WG-122 on Virtual Centres (leading on regulatory issues) as well as the CANSO working group on virtualisation. Paul led the RoMiAD study which has developed an analytical framework for analysing the benefits of virtual centres.
Prior to joining Think in August 2016, Paul focused on the impact of Single European Sky legislation and SESAR project on the performance of the ATM sector including: (a) the performance scheme; (b) roles of regulations and standards in achieving SESAR deployment and (c) organisational reform of the ANS sector to ensure value for money is achieved through an appropriate balance of economic regulation and competition.