Paul Townsend is Information Manager with Ci. Since the early days of Ci, he has been responsible for technical aspects of web-based surveys, the development of the Ci Global 500 website in 1999 (an early social network), and today he liaises regularly with HR contacts around the world.
Paul joined Whiteway Research International (which later became Ci) in September 1997 after graduating from Bournemouth University where he studied Engineering Business Development. As part of this course he spent a valuable year on placement in the Commercial division of British Airways Engineering, London Heathrow. As part of the Business Development team, Paul worked on many varied projects notably a comprehensive study into the feasibility of British Airways and Qantas conducting joint engineering ventures in the Asia-Pacific.