Professor & Senior Advisor to the National Fire Chiefs Council, Newcastle University
Paul holds the Chair of Pure & Applied Electrochemistry at Newcastle University and is Senior Advisor to the National Fire Chiefs Council. As such he has assited FRS across the UK, and across the world. He serves on the Cross-government Technical Steering Group for EV fire safety, and the BEIS Energy Storage Health and Safety Governance and Fire Service Working Groups. His research includes ignition tests on EV batteries and EVs with the aim of researching thermal propagation in large lithium-ion batteries and informing the standard operational procedures of first responders.