Paul Dangerfield assumed the role of Capilano University’s third president and vice-chancellor on October 1, 2016.
Prior to his role with Capilano University, Paul was the executive director and Vancouver campus dean of the New York Institute of Technology. He was the vice-president of Education, Research and International with British Columbia Institute of Technology from 2009 to 2014, and was dean of Capilano University’s faculty of business and professional studies from 2006 to 2009.
Leadership was Paul’s specialization when he completed a master’s degree in Business Administration at Royal Roads University. He completed a bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Carleton University in 1986.
From 1985, Paul spent 20 years with the Canadian Forces in a variety of increasingly senior roles that included chief of staff, commanding officer and vice-president of human resources.
Paul has served on a wide variety of boards including West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce; B.C. Council on Admissions and Transfer and the B.C. Technology Education Careers Council.