Paul is Director of the Information Strategy and Technology Services at the University of South Australia. Prior to joining the University in 2001 Paul held senior ICT management roles at the Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) and BHP Billiton.
Paul has been a Director and Chair of SABRENet Ltd since its inception in September 2006. He is the immediate past President of the Council of Australian University Director's of IT (CAUDIT) and the Australian Access Federation (AAF). He is also a member of the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) Steering Committee, a Member of the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) Project Board and a Member of the Australian eResearch Infrastructure Committee (AeRIC). Paul leads CAUDIT's benchmarking activity and is the author of the complexity index which is used by CAUDIT members to make meaningful comparisons of benchmarking data across the ANZ HE sector and internationally. Paul has been a member of the AARNet Advisory Committee (including as Deputy Chair 2004-2008) since 2001 and is a past faculty member of the CAUDIT-EDUCAUSE Institute (2004-2008).