Paul spent 25 years at Saatchi & Saatchi working with clients across a wide variety of businesses, from the hugely successful bid and launch of the National Lottery, to fast turnaround business on News International. He has led teams on large and complex financial brands as well as many household names.
He became their Training Director and first Director of Knowledge Practices, sitting on the main Agency Board and won several industry awards for Learning and Development.
Paul launched a specialist training business in 2009. The Burns Unit tlc works with many advertising trade bodies in the UK, Europe and the Far East. The company also runs training courses directly with clients in over 60 leading communication agencies and many blue-chip client organisations including Google, HSBC, General Mills, Sainsbury’s and ASDA.
He also acted a facilitator for Holocaust Learning UK for many years.