Paul Stein was appointed to the Rolls-Royce Executive Leadership Team as Chief Technology Officer in April 2017 to be accountable for the company’s technology investment and for ensuring close alignment with business strategy to maintain a competitive edge.
Prior to that, Paul was Research & Technology Director accountable for the company’s global investment in R&T, as well as fostering innovation and promoting and sustaining specialist engineering talent.
He joined Rolls-Royce in 2010 as the Chief Scientific Officer and for two years concurrently acted as the Engineering and Technology Director for the Company’s Nuclear business.
Paul was Director General, Science and Technology, at the UK Ministry of Defence immediately prior to joining Rolls-Royce. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Roke Manor Research which was then owned by Siemens, and in 2003 was appointed to the Siemens UK Executive Management Board, leading technology and contributing to business strategy.
Paul holds an Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree from King's College, London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institution of Engineering and Technology.