Michael Paul is the founder and CEO of Paul and Collegen Consulting in Vienna and Berlin. He focuses on the change management and restructuring of companies, particulary the development and organizational implementation of new business strategies and service concepts.

Paul is a lecturer at the University of St.Gallen and the University of Vienna. He has been awarded the title of University Professor by the University of Vienna. He has published numerous articles in professional journals and books. He studied economics and business administration at the Ruhr University in Bochum with a focus on strategic management, marketing, regional economic policy and economic history.