Professor of Operational Research, Cardiff University

Paul is Professor of Operational Research and Deputy Head of the School of Mathematics, Cardiff University. He is also Director of the Health Modelling Centre Cymru (hmc2), a pan-Wales centre for modelling in healthcare, and Director of Engagement for Mathematics. His research interests are primarily in mathematical/OR modelling and stochastic methods applied to healthcare systems, and Paul has been an investigator on in excess of £5.5m of funding from various research councils and direct from the health service. Paul is an Editor for the journal Health Systems (Palgrave Macmillan) and in 2015 the Cardiff healthcare modelling team were awarded the prestigious UK Times Higher Education prize for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Technology'.


  • –present
    Professor of Operational Research, Cardiff University, Wales, UK


  • 2002 
    University of Southampton, UK, PhD in Mathematics and OR