About Paul

Paul is well known for his personable nature, his rapport with customers and his ability to deliver on time. He is currently Secretary and Member of the Board of Governors of the Pacific Telecommunications Council, the regional industry body.


Paul has 40 years network planning experience in telecommunications both in international and domestic arenas. Paul’s specialties include both wire line and wireless connectivity supporting global data services. Prior to recently returning to consulting, Paul spent over 8 years’ experience with Verizon in Asia Pacific, driving growth of Verizon’s network across Asia by developing and implementing plans delivering major operational cost reductions, improved service performance and multimillion dollar cost saving. Paul led partnership and contractual implementation of Private IP and leading edge technology network capability into more than eight developing countries across the region including the establishment of secure and attractive carrier interconnect and partnership arrangements across all Asia Pacific countries. Paul has guided technology plans into many countries across the region with his hands-on experience spanning all aspects of planning & development of local access networks in particular in Australia and Singapore, driving Ethernet connectivity arrangements spanning Asia.

Consulting to the Telecommunications Industry:  What we Do!

Extensive experience in Network Planning & Development activity covers business and commercial planning and negotiation aspects of both international and domestic service providers.  Providing services spanning Project Management, Business Case Development and Commercial Evaluation, Options Analysis, Cost Optimization Study, can derive significant benefits to most telecommunication organizations.  Drawing as required on a wide variety of technology and industry experts, working with McCann Consulting brings reliable, efficient and innovative results!