Paul Martynenko joined NPL as a Distinguished Visitor (Digital and Data) in 2019. Paul has a long and distinguished background in the IT sector and most recently was President of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. He is the external board member representing ICT on the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.
At NPL he works closely with the commercial and research teams to further develop NPL’s digital and data strategy as we move towards ‘measurement in the digital age’.
Paul was the Vice President and Technical Executive for IBM in Europe before retiring in August 2016. Joining IBM in the late 1970s, Paul held a variety of technical, professional, management, and executive positions across IBM, in development, delivery, product support, and sales and distribution. He was the IBM IT specialist profession leader in UK and Europe for 10 years.
In 2024 Paul was awarded an MBE in the King’s New Year’s Honours List in recognition of his voluntary roles in support of the IT profession in the UK.