Nick Paul

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Nick Paul was schooled in Worcester and attended Bristol and Warwick Universities. He is a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering and a past member of the Institute of Management Consultants.

He joined the SVR(H) Board in 2002 and was appointed Chairman in July 2011. He has been a Severn Valley Railway life member since 1997.[1] He is also a Trustee of Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd.

He served two terms as Chairman of Advantage West Midlands, the Regional Development Agency from 1999-2012. The RDA contributed to SVRSevern Valley Railway projects The Engine House, Highley Station Footbridge and repairs following the 2007 Storm Damage.

He was awarded a C.B.E. in the 2009 New Year honours for services to business in the West Midlands.[2]

In the past he has been Deputy Chief Executive of IMI plc, a FTSE 100 international engineering group, Chairman of Tricorn Group Plc, Chairman of the West Midlands CBI. He was the Chair of the Governors at the Downs School, Colwall Malvern and a Governor at City Technology College, Kingshurst, Birmingham. He has also been Non-Executive Director with John Laing Homes plc, SIG plc and Worcester Warriors Rugby Club.

See also


  1. SVR Press Release 25 July 2011 (Retrieved 20 April 2019)
  2. AWM Chairman Nick Paul recieves CBE, Birmingham Post 31 December 2008 (Retrieved 20 April 2019)


SVR(H) Board, SVRLive
SVR Charitable Trust trustees