In his early career Paul Stein has held engineering roles with Philips, Thorn-EMI and Thales in the field of radio communications systems. Then as Managing Director of Roke Manor Research, a Siemens Company, he span out its most famous commercially successful innovation, ‘Hawk-Eye’. In 2003 he joined the Siemens UK Executive Management Board with special responsibilities for innovation and business strategy. In 2006 he moved to the UK Ministry of Defence as the Director General, Science and Technology. In 2010 Paul joined Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, as the group Chief Scientific Officer.
Amongst other responsibilities, Paul is shaping the Rolls-Royce Innovation Strategy which is helping maintain the business at the leading edge of its markets. Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.