Paul Rushton

Director of IT

Paul brings over 25 years of experience in technology leadership, strategy development, business transformation and project delivery across a broad range of market sectors.

Paul previously held the position of Group CIO at IMI plc, a global FTSE listed market leader in high-end flow control solutions. Prior to this, Paul held various senior IT leadership roles at Rolls Royce plc, the world-renowned power systems engineering organisation.

Paul has also held the position of Head of Business Solutions at British Energy plc (now EDF), a leading generator of electricity in the UK, as well as a number of IT leadership/management positions at Pepsi Co/Walkers Snack Foods, iconic brands in the manufacture and supply of beverage and food products.  Paul started out his career with the UK Ministry of Defence.

Paul holds a Masters’s Degree in Systems Engineering from Cranfield University and Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Reading. Paul is a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering & Technology.