Paul Bennett is Director of Enterprise, Southampton Business School and Director of Executive Education, Southampton Business School.
Paul is responsible for the School’s enterprise engagement and executive education activities. He is responsible for building external corporate connections and creating strategic partnerships which create mutual value to the client and the school.
Paul engages in a wide range of client activities to increase the school’s visibility, advocacy and connectivity with industry. Paul leverages all aspects of the school’s strength and depth to deliver rigorous and relevant education across all business sectors and geographies.
Paul is very much at the forefront of learning process innovation and has designed and delivered executive development programmes globally in a variety of learning environments. He is a very sought after conference speaker on the complex subject of leadership.
Following a successful naval career and prior to joining Southampton, Paul held several Senior Management positions at Henley Business School including Director-The Henley Partnership, Director-Advanced Management Programme and Director Executive Development Programmes.
Paul is a strategic advisor on leadership development to Board members in the public, private and third sector.
Paul continues to work with a wide range of clients and is currently engaged with JP Morgan, Ordnance Survey, Vail Williams, Blake Morgan, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Paris Smith, RNLI, Cisco, Ramboll, CMA Recruitment Go South Coast, Coffin Mew and several charitable organisations.