- Paul Harrold
Paul Harrold is the Technology Manager in Castrol for lubricants used in the Marine business. In this role he leads teams responsible for the formulation development, product evaluation and technical support for engine and other equipment lubrication needs. He also provides technology leadership and guidance on the Castrol Marine leadership team.
Paul joined Castrol in 2005 to lead the team of chemists responsible for developing Castrol's marine grades after 13 years working in the chemical additive industry. Prior to Castrol, Paul worked at Lubrizol, the world’s largest additive supplier, as a Technology Manager where his responsibilities included developing additive systems for Marine, Passenger Car, Heavy Duty Diesel and Motorcycle engine oils.
Before joining Lubrizol Paul was a logistics officer in the armed forces specialising in fuels and lubricants supply. During his time in the armed forces Paul served in various supply roles in UK, Germany and Iraq.
He has spent over 20 years in the field of lubricant development for use in marine engines and served as Chairman of the CEC Large Engine Lubricants working group in 2001. Paul holds a University Degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester.