Paul has a degree in biology from the University of Manchester and over 20 years of experience in clinical embryology and research, with 10 years of healthcare management experience. He is registered as a Clinical Scientist with the Health & Care Professions Council and is a diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists.
Paul has particular expertise in developing and evaluating clinical practice and has delivered regular lectures on chemotherapy and fertility issues at The University of Northampton School of Health and Milton Keynes Postgraduate Education Centre.
At CREATE Fertility, Paul developed a new In Vitro Maturation of oocytes (IVM) service to maximise success rates with patients undergoing natural and modified IVF treatment.
After personal training from Professor Ri-Cheng Chian, Paul improved the egg and embryo freezing service through the introduction of vitrification, resulting in improved survival rates from 65-70% to over 90% and improved subsequent pregnancy rates.
As Laboratory Manager and Head of Laboratory Compliance at our Birmingham clinic, Paul oversees all embryology duties and has overall responsibility and legal liability for the provision of all licensed clinical procedures, providing expert leadership to ensure that the unit and staff adhere to the HFEA Act and published standards.