Founding Director

Paul Townsend Paul Townsend is Principal Consultant and Founding Director at Lucid.

Paul has extensive experience in delivering successful communication programmes. He fulfils a wide range of roles including concept creation, writing, programme management, and training. In addition, Paul leads the Lucid team and acts as principle client liaison.

Paul began his career in the IT industry, joining Software Sciences in 1989 as a graduate trainee. In ‘93 he moved to Silicon Graphics where he worked as a technical analyst prior to moving into a commercial role. Paul then joined Vitria Software as part of a six man European start-up team. Lastly, Paul joined Procession Software as VP International Operations in 2000.

Recent project roles include:

  • Network Rail – non-technical skills, concept creation and programme lead
  • HP Software and Solutions – training team member for Field Excellence programme
  • RSSB – Trackoff educational programme, programme lead
  • Bombardier – SiteSentinel concept and programme lead
  • Network Rail – Ergotools, technical development programme manager
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