Paul Hadley

Paul is Director of Economic and Social Impact at the Manufacturing Technology Centre, part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. The MTC, an independent Research and Technology Organisation headquartered in Coventry, exists to have a significant positive impact on society by enabling product-based businesses to generate zero carbon economic growth and people to develop technical skills and knowledge. Paul had previously served on the Boards of other AIRTO member organisatons (the Met Office and the National Physical Laboratory), and has also been a board member of the UK Space Agency and the Intellectual Property Office. Before joining the MTC in 2018, Paul spent ten years as a senior civil servant working at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) in a variety of roles supporting innovation policy, regional development and the information technology sector.