Paul Foley is the CEO of Tech4i2 Ltd. He is an expert in policy and technology evaluation and the development of benchmarking and indexes using qualitative and quantitative methods.
Prof. Foley has more than 25 years’ experience in academia. He became Head of the Department of Corporate Strategy and Professor of policy evaluation at Leicester Business School in 1993, and retains close association with several universities including the University of Leicester and Trinity College Dublin.
He has acted as a consultant and adviser to international organisations and governments around the world in undertaking work to support evidence based policymaking and impact assessments. In the past ten years, Paul has led more than 30 Tech4i2 technology projects, with a value in excess of £8 million, including studies for the European Commission, OECD, UK Government and the Digital Catapult on gender and skills development, cloud computing, bigdata analytics, 5G, NGA, IoT, blockchain and digital entrepreneurship.
Paul is also the author of five technology books, and more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and is a board member of several International Journals.