Paul Dobson is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Direct Energy and is responsible for leadership of the Finance strategy and organization including partnering with the businesses to ensure their financial and commercial success.
Since joining Direct Energy in 2003, Paul has worked in several business units in Finance and Operations across the Centrica Group, most recently as Direct Energy's Chief Operations Officer with responsibility for Operations, Procurement, IT and Transformation. Prior to this position, Paul's roles included Head of Customer Operations for Direct Energy Business, Senior Vice President of Finance for Direct Energy Business, Vice President of Finance for Canada East and CFO of British Gas Business in the UK. Before joining Direct Energy, Paul worked in various financial and operational roles in the financial and television industries.
Paul holds an honors bachelor's degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and is a CPA and CMA. Paul and his wife, Linda, live in Houston, Texas with their boys, Michael and Eric.