Professor Paul Cadman
Chair of the Employer Board
Paul is a regional business leader and charity ambassador. He is involved in numerous charities both regionally and internationally, sitting as a trustee, Director and holds several honorary positions.
Paul is a national and international award-winning Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of success working in technology, manufacturing, retail, consultancy, media and membership organisations. He has taken businesses from conception to £100m plus turnover based largely on organic growth, experience, strategy and contacts.
His mindset, both in business and in helping individuals, is to improve and increase opportunities, to enhance prospects and bring the very best out of people.
Paul owns and operates numerous companies across a broad range of sectors, both wholly and jointly with others. He supports several organisations in various capacities, they include current positions as vice president of Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust, Patron of Employability UK and Board member of St Basils and Steps to work.
Known as ‘the quiet changemaker’, his passion and drive are fuelled by a desire to help others and to give back to causes that he cares deeply about.
Paul is a collaborative and persuasive communicator, with the ability to cultivate sustainable and robust stakeholder relationships. He builds reliable, commercially astute teams to tackle existing problems and react quickly as new challenges present themselves.
Basing all his professional efforts around three fundamental cornerstones: professionalism, integrity and loyalty. His motto is:
“Connect enthusiastically, give relentlessly and lead bravely. Do that and the future is yours.”