Paul Pedley is Head of Research at the Economist Intelligence Unit. Previously Paul was Library & Information Services Manager at city law firm Theodore Goddard, where he worked for 6½ years. He has also worked in property libraries (for Olympia & York Canary Wharf Limited, the developers of Canary Wharf in London's docklands) and in government libraries (for the Department of Trade and Industry, OFTEL, and the Property Services Agency).
Paul is a Fellow of the Library Association, an active member of a number of professional groups including the Library Association's Industrial & Commercial Libraries Group, and a past chair of both the Property Information Group and the City Law Librarians' Group. He is currently a special libraries representative on the Library Association Copyright Alliance.
In addition to writing Copyright for library and information service professionals, Paul has written Intranets and push technology: creating an information sharing environment, which is also published as an Aslib Know How Guide. He has written a number of articles for journals such as the Library Association Record, Business Information Review, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers, and Information World Review; and speaks at professional meetings on topics ranging from copyright, competencies of special librarians or networking to whether the internet could and should be regulated.