Professor Paul D Hannon

professor-paul-hannonDirector, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Swansea University
Director, ION Leadership

Paul is a graduate entrepreneur who has shaped enterprise and entrepreneurship education, small business support and development in the UK and overseas during the past 40 years as a CEO, Government Adviser, Director/Head of an Academic Unit, Professor and Company founder/owner. Paul offers a unique expertise drawn from his experiences and roles in three key stakeholder environments relating to enterprise and entrepreneurship: academia; business and enterprise support; local and national government. 

Paul has worked with governments, global and national agencies, universities and colleges, business and industry partners and professional bodies in the UK, across Europe, and beyond. He has received public recognition for his contribution as the 2016 European Entrepreneurship Education Laureate from Lund University and through appointment to The Maserati 100 in 2015.

Paul is a graduate of Swansea University and Stirling University.