Research to Practice Fellow
Paul graduated in medicine and psychology, trained as a psychiatrist and subsequently held a Professor of Psychiatry post at Imperial College. Whilst at Imperial, Paul set up and ran a MRC sponsored neuroscience/behavioural science research group for many years before joining the Home Office as a senior scientist in 2008.
At the Home Office, Paul led a team of social scientists, economists and operational researchers, undertaking counter terrorism research and analysis for policy colleagues in OSCT. Research projects covered the policy areas of Prevent, Pursue, Protect and Prepare.
He retired from the Home Office in 2016 and now undertakes part-time consultancy work on CT analysis and research as well as maintaining his psychiatric practice.Paul also holds an Honorary Professorship in the School of Government and Society, College of Social Sciences, University of Birmingham.