Paul Vogel is contracted to 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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WA State Budget snapshot

Moderating economic growth is set to shrink Western Australia's future...

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Resources, Energy & Utilities

Buoyant mood at energy conference

Here are some of the key take-outs from AOG energy...

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ESG actions a wake-up call on greenwashing

The Australian-first court actions on greenwashing make it clear that...

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Purple news

Cannings Purple becomes Purple as part of a new brand identity

The change simplifies our brand, while still embracing our origins...

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Digital

Privacy: a very public matter

Proposed changes to the Privacy Act are coming and the...

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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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