He is a founding Trustee of Ark, the children’s charity, and Chairman of Ark Schools, the leading academy provider. He is Founder and Chairman of the Education Policy Institute. In April 2015, he co-founded the Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship at LSE.
Paul served as Lead-Non-Executive Director at the Department for Education from 2013 to 2016. Marshall was knighted in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours list in June 2016 for services to education and philanthropy. He holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and a BA (Hons) from St John’s College, Oxford University.