Paul is an experienced security executive with 20 years of experience in cyber defence operations, architecture and strategy ranging from start-ups to global financial services organizations. He currently serves as Chief Security Officer for Dell Financial Services and Deputy head of Security and Resiliency operations for EMEA.
Prior to Dell, Paul served as the CISO with Ulster Bank (RBS Group) in Ireland, where he led the enterprise security program. He was also Head of Cyber Security Strategy for a leading consulting firm and during that time helped many organizations to transform their cyber security strategies against a backdrop of evolving threat landscapes and regulatory regimes.
Paul has been an active part of the security community for over two decades sharing his ideas and though leadership at security events all over Europe. He holds a Master of Business where his specialized in leadership and organizational effectiveness. He also holds CISSP, CISM, CRISC and CGEIT certifications.