Paul is a Principal at Planetworks and seasoned IT consultant with 20+ years of experience specializing in IT/network strategies, system assessments, systems development, business case analysis, program management, business application design, and system and integration design. Prior to moving to Vancouver, Paul headed a highly successful software development and IT consultancy firm in the UK.
Paul has managed major IT and telecommunications projects in a variety of industries, including finance (retail and investment banking), international development, energy, public safety, transportation, insurance and healthcare.
His diverse IT background includes the management of numerous software development projects from requirement definition and procurement right through to implementation of hardware infrastructure. Paul has managed large development teams, complex quality assurance mandates, and production deployment through to post live support.
His project highlights:
- created the fibre optic/CWDM based network architecture strategy for linking road traffic control centres for stakeholder operation of traffic management systems, shared video camera networks and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
- designed the infrastructure and applications suite for a 20,000+ workstation banking network
- designed a virtual call center infrastructure linking nine large retail banking call centers
- analysis services for the negotiation of $150 million worth of telecommunication services
Paul received a BSc. and Master of Engineering Honours Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Bath, UK.