Paul is a Director of External Innovation at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), a pivotal strategic leadership role that encompasses representing GSK Oral Health, forging partnerships and alliances and positioning GSKCH to be the partner of choice. Part of the R&D Innovation team, Paul works in close collaboration with the Business Development, Commercial, Finance and Legal teams to ensure a significant portion of the Category innovation growth targets are met from external opportunities. Prior to his 4 years in Oral Health, Paul led delivery of the Innovation Pipeline Portfolio for GSK Nutrition in 2012-2013.
Prior to working for GSK Paul Spent 10 years as an exercise physiologist in academia, where he achieved recognition for the most innovative product idea, and his contributions to the field at international congress. He has published over 30 peer reviewed research articles, targeted to improve human capacity. This led him to work with Great Britain’s Elite athletes preparing for the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, and London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Paul has held advisory board positions at his local NHS Hospital and Hertfordshire County Council. He has a PhD in Exercise Physiology, a Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and a Bachelors Degree in Sport Science.