In countries as diverse as Switzerland, Nigeria and Ukraine, Paul has worked in multinational boardrooms and environmental disaster zones managing corporate, crisis and product PR. Highlights include ten years in the City of London, most notably as head of media and parliamentary relations at the Council of Mortgage Lenders; a decade in the energy sector for Ernst & Young, Switzerland, and for UK trade associations, which included spending six-months onsite at Chernobyl in the mid-1990s.
Besides his extensive experience as a PR professional, Paul has a background in telecommunications as a researcher and entrepreneur. He currently works from near Zurich as an analyst, PR adviser and writer for a range of clients concerned with conservation, sustainable development and other environmental issues. Paul is co-founder and program manager of the Zurich Salon and the editor of 21st Century PR Issues; and an occasional contributor to a range of newspapers and online magazines.
Here are a few examples:
spiked: Why the PC Brigade Loathes Darts
spiked: Paperchase’s corporate cowardice
spiked: VW: a panto of green politics
Communication Director: Ethics and the Communicator – Paul Seaman on getting to grips with PR ethics
The Wall Street Journal-Europe: (op-ed) No More Mr. Nice Guy