Paul Williams was appointed the second incumbent of the David J. Brown Family Chair of Marketplace Theology and Leadership at Regent College in August 2005. He is also a Director and Economic Advisor to DTZ Holdings, an international real estate consulting and investment banking group headquartered in London, UK.
Paul did his undergraduate work at Oxford University in politics, philosophy and economics before proceeding to do a Master of Science in economics, again at Oxford. After several years work as an economist, he did a Master of Christian Studies degree at Regent College. After Regent he worked for a time as senior economist with a London-based think tank and then as an economic consultant.
In his most recent role as Chief Economist and Head of International Research for DTZ, his key clients included JP Morgan, MetLife, Pirelli, Prudential, GE Capital, the Government of Estonia and the Spanish Social Security Agency.
Paul has written numerous articles on Christian faith and the marketplace. His research interests include capitalism and globalization, the theology of public discipleship, marketplace mission and workplace spirituality.
Paul lives in Point Grey with his wife, Sarah, and his daughters, Hannah and Emilia.