Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes is the newest addition to the iSE team as a Project Officer. He works on several different projects including the ERDF technical assistance programme, performing health based research programs for the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network and managing our University of Birmingham Research Placement Programme. Paul also assists with the USE-IT project and is helping with readiness for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Paul received a 1st Class honours in International Relations from the University of Birmingham. While at University, Paul worked with the co-operative movement, helping to establish Students for Co-operation, a secondary co-operative to assist with the development of student co-operatives, the Birmingham Student Housing Co-operative, the first student housing co-operative in the country and the University of Birmingham Food Co-operative.

Specialist Areas

- Analysis and Evaluation

- Community Business Development

- Community Housing

- Co-operatives

- Network Development

- Project Management

- Research and Mapping