Paul is one of the founders of Driving Change PBC, an initiative to inspire the next generation of leaders in public service. He has extensive experience in the global media industry and in transitioning and transforming businesses to a digital future. As President and Publisher of The Economist and lately as CEO of the independent branding agency CSA, Paul has helped many of the world’s leading brands as they have migrated from being traditional advertisers to using meaningful content and experiences to engage customers in print, online, on social media, and in person. His work in building The Economist brand and launching new products in education, digital advertising, and marketing services led him to be named Executive of the Year by Adweek, a Top Innovator by Media Business, and recipient of the IAA’s inaugural Global Compass Award, alongside Ogilvy’s Shelly Lazarus and Unilever’s Paul Polman.
He also serves on the advisory boards of CLP Institute in Brazil, The Principle Post, and Concordia Summit, and Twin Agency in London.