Paul is a Professor in Neurochemistry and Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Business Engagement and Innovation in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Exeter. He has lead and participated in large EU-funded projects and for ten years was Director of the Brains for Dementia Research project. He was granted status as Professor Emeritus at King’s College London in 2021. As Lead for Industry and Innovation he is helping BRC colleagues to develop commercial partnerships and spin-out companies to help bring scientific discoveries from the lab to the clinic.