Paul Dangerfield is President of Capilano University. He was previously Dean of Capilano University’s faculty of business and professional studies, from 2006 to 2009. Paul is a recipient of an MBA, specialising in leadership from Royal Roads University in 2002, and a BSc in Chemistry from Carleton University in 1986. He is a doctoral candidate of Fielding Graduate University.
Prior to his role as Dean of the Vancouver campus for the New York Institute of Technology, Dangerfield was the Vice-President of Education, Research and International with British Columbia Institute of Technology from 2009 to 2014. From 1985, Dangerfield spent 20 years with the Canadian Forces in a variety of increasingly senior roles that included Chief of Staff, Commanding Officer and VP of Human Resources. Dangerfield 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. He and his wife, Catherine, have two adult daughters. Together, they take full advantage of living on the West Coast and all the opportunities it offers for skiing, hiking, biking and kayaking.