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Paul Benson

Paul Benson

Regional Market Leader, Europe Middle East & Africa, Global Industrial Market


Mr. Benson focuses on construction and infrastructure clients, with particular emphasis on the growing U.K. and international construction and support services sectors. Within this market, he has undertaken a wide range of searches, which have included all levels of functional, technical and financial appointments, including chief executive officer, chief operating officer, chief financial officer, project management and project financing roles.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Benson was managing partner of the U.K. industrial practice of another leading search firm.

Previously, Mr. Benson worked at Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen, where he was a cross-industry auditor before joining their energy & utilities group as industry development manager. During this time, he worked between London and Houston and managed the global energy & utilities knowledge management, marketing, PR, business development and account management teams in the U.K., European and global energy practices.

Mr. Benson holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from the University of Manchester, specializing in organizational and social psychology.