Currently a Continuing Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Paul has also been a faculty member in the faculty of Engineering. Previous appointments included: Director, Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBET) in the Faculty of Engineering, Associate Director, Academic Programs (CBET), Assistant Professor, School of Business and Economics (WLU), Research Professor, Electrical and Computing Engineering, University of Waterloo and Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Western Ontario (UWO). He is a past Fellow of Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and has managed several large multi-million dollar industrial research and development programs in the energy, environment and advanced materials space.
Paul's current research is in the fields of innovation, business ethics and strategy, business cluster analysis and the management and commercialization of ideas. He is heavily involved in developing innovative ideas and accelerating business opportunities. He is the founder/co-founder of several start-up companies and acts as a consultant in the energy industry.