Executive Director, SAL Ventures
Paul is the COO at the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) – the promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal sector – and also the Executive Director of SAL Ventures – SAL’s subsidiary to support the growth of “Future Law” enterprises. Paul is the Founder of the Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), Singapore’s national initiative to establish a legal tech ecosystem and to help the legal community innovate new models for the delivery of legal services in the future economy.
Prior to joining SAL, Paul served as the CEO of Next U, the executive education subsidiary of Singapore’s National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). Paul was also a Management Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, where he undertook strategic consulting in the financial services, public sector and corporate development practice areas. An engineer by training, Paul began his career as a military engineer in the Singapore Armed Forces. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master of Engineering and was awarded the MIT Graduate Fellowship Award. Paul also holds a Master of Engineering in Sensors and Smart Structures Engineering from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the National University of Singapore. Paul is an accredited mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre and the Singapore International Mediation Institute