Paul Prior is highlighted for his excellent work advising clients across a wide array of industries on the management and protection of data.
Paul Prior is a global expert in digital transformation and managing director in the Dublin office of FTI Consulting. Paul has worked with a large number of the Fortune 500 and high-potential startups in North America, Canada, South Africa and the EMEA region over the past two decades. He specialises in innovation and digital strategy across customer, product, digital operating models, value change automation, blockchain strategy and artificial intelligence, and is a renowned expert in mobilising new ways of working, leveraging innovative technologies and transferring new client capabilities that empower organisations to sustain this value beyond any engagement.
As a regular keynote speaker and media contributor, Paul has been published in The Times, Consulting Magazine, Business Insurance and the Sunday Business Post, among others, and spoken on subjects including the future of digital operating models, business process automation, design and lean thinking, customer retention strategy, and leadership.
Paul’s track record includes developing a strategy for 60 per cent cost reduction for a tier 1 global financial services institution, involving simplification of the existing operating model; the development of digital self-services models; the introduction of innovation frameworks; and stabilisation of the back-end core technology platform.
Mr Prior holds an MBA with distinction from Trinity College Dublin; a research MSc in distributed teams sponsored by the Software Technology Research Institute; and a BSc (hons) in commercial computing from Dundalk Institute of Technology. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a diploma in Java programming and further qualifications in innovation and design thinking.