Paul is Centre Lead for DER-IC – South West and Wales, based at the Compound Semiconductor Applications (CSA) Catapult in Newport.
Paul received his BSc degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of the West of Scotland in 1985. He gained 16 years’ experience with NEC Semiconductors in product engineering for DRAM Memory Devices followed by three years with NXP Semiconductors’ TV Systems Innovation Centre in Southampton.
He joined Techworks in 2005 and led the Electronic Product Design/Test and Power Electronics Networks for over seven years. Paul became Director of AESIN (Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network) in 2015, engaging the full automotive electronics supply chain while co-chairing SEMI GAAC (Global Automotive Advisory Council) with Volkswagen.
Paul is now Centre Lead for DER-IC – South West and Wales, focusing on power electronics and magnetic materials technology scale up for electrification.
“I am excited to be working with a great team at the centre of such a big topic for government and society alike with direct future benefit to the world. DER-IC – South West and Wales has an amazing team, superb facilities, and a collaborative innovation culture. This centre also has links across the DER-IC network giving UK-wide access to leverage wider capability and scaling up PEMD supply chain at the core of the electric revolution.”