PEOPLE

  • Paul Johnson

    Chair

    Transwilts CIC

    Paul took the post of Transwilts CIC Chair in 2015 having stepped down as Chairman of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership in 2014. Prior to this, having served some 12 years as Managing Director and finally Chairman of Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK) Melksham (formerly Westinghouse Brakes Ltd Chippenham). Born in Swindon, he spent most of his working life in the railway supply industry with UK and worldwide experience in metro projects. Paul has previously been Chairman of the Railway Industry Association, Director of the SW Board of the EEF and Chair of the Wiltshire Strategic Economic Partnership. His involvement in the community has included being Chair of the Mid-Somerset Festival and Governor of Melksham School.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Wiltshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Regional Final: South 2013/14

DEBATE: Arts Funding

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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