Paul Fisher

Paul Fisher

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Paul is Programme Director of the Oxford Programme on Negotiation, which he has helped to design and develop since its inception in 2004.

Paul has also been a tutor on the programme and he teaches a class on negotiation and stakeholder management.

Paul has over 20 years’ experience in the field of communications, education and capacity building, helping private and public sector organisations to achieve their full potential. He has worked alongside some of the world’s best-known organisations across multiple sectors, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, Emerson, IBM, British Telecom, the governments of the UK and the United Arab Emirates, and various UN agencies.

Paul has helped to coordinate numerous high-profile global initiatives, including the Asian Development Bank’s Water Awareness Programme; the launch of the World Commission on Dams' final report in 2000; the 2008 Commission on Growth and Development; and the inaugural 2016 UK-China Regional Leaders' Summit.

He is also Programme Director of the Small Countries Financial Management Programme, held annually on the Isle of Man and in Oxford. The aim is to contribute to the growth and prosperity of small countries through capacity building in the government financial sector.

Paul graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in politics. He is also a certified business coach and cross-cultural trainer.


Paul teaches a class on negotiation and stakeholder management as part of the Oxford Programme on Negotiation.

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