Paul Norris

Paul was one of the original members of the UK NARIC team in 1997 and now, as the Deputy Managing Director, assumes overall responsibility for the UK NARIC core operation, encompassing services for individuals and member organisations. Formerly the Head of Research and Consultancy, Paul has managed and delivered a vast portfolio of bespoke research projects and consultancy services including sector-specific benchmarking exercises; qualification ranking; advising on the international recognition of newly developed qualifications and developing criteria for student recruitment and admissions.

Furthermore Paul also manages the Quality Standards Working Group, focusing upon quality assuring the methodology and working practices of the organisation, and was personally instrumental in the original design and development of the well-established UK NARIC Band Framework for recognition: a reflection of his extensive experience in credential evaluation, project management, research and analysis.

On a personal level, Paul holds a MSc in International Business Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, a BA (Hons) in Modern History with Economics from Manchester University and professional qualifications in accountancy, IT and project management.