Paul is an explorer with over 17 years of experience in the oil & gas industry as a geologist, exploration manager and director. Paul has experience with mega-regional to prospect scale projects and has worked across a wide variety of plays and provinces globally; he is currently Vice President at IONs E&P Advisors group responsible for the Eastern Hemisphere.
Previously Paul was Director of Geoscience at PDF Limited, a geoscience consultancy focused on providing outsourced exploration department services to oil and gas companies. Before PDF, Paul was Director of New Ventures at ION where he focused on growing the multi-client offering based around the innovative Basin SPAN program.
Paul had previously spent six years at Hess in London where he had roles as a geoscientist in exploration and new ventures teams as well as roles in strategic planning and portfolio management across exploration and production businesses. Latterly, Paul was exploration manager for the operated exploration assets in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
Paul has a PhD in Arctic tectonics from the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the Geological Society and a member of the PESGB.