Director: ISTS, University of South Australia
Paul is the University’s first Chief Information Officer and he has overall responsibility for the University’s Library and IT services. Prior to joining the University in 2001 Paul held senior ICT management roles at the Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) and BHP.
Paul is Director and Chair of SABRENet Ltd. and the Project Director for the Federal Government funded NRN Project. 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 the Treasurer at the Australian Access Federation (AAF). Paul is a former President of the Council of Australian University Director’s of IT (CAUDIT) and was a founding Member and President of the Australian Access Federation (AAF). He was also formerly 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 was a member of the AARNet Advisory Committee between 1998 and 2014 (including as Deputy Chair 2004-2008) and is a past faculty member of the CAUDIT Leadership Institute (2004-2008).