Paul Vogel is contracted to Cannings Purple as a strategic adviser. Paul has unsurpassed knowledge and experience in the areas of environmental issues, regulatory assessments/approvals and reform, and strategic environmental and business outcomes.

Currently, a non-executive board director and strategic consultant, Paul was Chairman of Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority from 2007 – 2015. Prior to this he was the inaugural Chief Executive and Chairman of the South Australian EPA from 2002 – 2007.

Paul has also held senior executive positions in the WA Departments of the Premier and Cabinet and Environmental Protection. Paul holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of Western Australia. He is chairman of a national Cooperative Research Centre on Contamination and Remediation of the Environment; a director of Global Aquatica (Australia) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was appointed to the Northern Territory EPA from 1 January 2016 and became Chairman of the NT EPA and a member of the NT Planning Commission in November 2016.

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Resources, Energy & Utilities

Mandatory Reporting: It’s coming, and you need to start planning now

The Federal Government's new mandatory reporting requirements apply to businesses...

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Digital

Why AI is a change management challenge, not a technology one 

AI technology may be more human than we originally thought.

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Digital

Paris 2024: Let the AI Games begin 

We are six months away from the opening of the...

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Professional Services

January jobs for stakeholder engagement professionals

As we bring our holiday-mode work engines back to life,...

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Digital

What can we do with a whole year’s worth of data?

Data. Not exactly the most colourful four-letter word. It can...

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Crisis & Issues

When crisis strikes: how leaders can flounder in critical moments

Whether it’s a bushfire, a flood, a data breach or...

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Resources, Energy & Utilities

Critical role for gas in transition to net zero

Maintaining gas production at least in the short term is...

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Digital

OpenAI’s wild week: CEO ousted, reinstated, board shaken up

It was an eventful week over at the OpenAI headquarters...

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