Paul holds a PhD in science from the State University of Ghent, and an MBA from the University of Antwerp - associated with Boston University (USA);
He has a master in Molecular Biology and Finance;
He is an entrepreneur, business consultant, interim manager, coaching start-ups and scale ups and since 2013 Paul is head coach at IMEC, Belgium and a coach for Horizon2020, Ming Kong (CEO TGO), Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, Lifewatch, and Vitapthone GmbH;
He worked for EASME instrument, COSME, WORTH, and REA, as COO of Phillips Speech Processing, with the focus on USA and as managing Director of ICL-Fujitsu;
Paul was nominated for the best turn-around manager ever at ICL-Fujitsu.