Paul Thomas is the Managing Director and a founding partner of Net Consulting Ltd. He is responsible for, among other things, managing and driving the business performance of the company, formulating and executing the business strategy, and interacting with clients, employees and business partners.

Paul first had the idea of starting an independent IT consultancy in 2002 whilst working at Capgemini, before going on to launch the company in 2006, with support from the Welsh Government. Prior to starting Net Consulting, Paul worked as a Network Consultant at British Steel, before leading the Network Performance Solutions Team within NIS Professional Services of Capgemini Ernst & Young. He was recruited by Netgear prior to their IPO, where he became Director of Telco and ISP Business for EMEA in 2004.

Paul graduated with an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Liverpool in 2010.

Why Choose NCL?


For over a decade, we’ve developed a strong reputation amongst our customers and partners for consistently delivering services which help businesses perform optimally and securely. This is why the relationships we’ve developed over the years have become long-standing and deeply trusted.

We’re very proud to have provided continuous IT support to the MoD for over 12 years. This length of service is a testament to the trust the MoD place in our people to deliver results, time and time again. Today, we provide situational awareness of the MoD’s globally-deployed application performance while assisting in troubleshooting issues and collaborating with other delivery partners to solve problems faster.

The lessons we’ve learned in Defence are applied to our engagements with customers in the enterprise sector too, ensuring robust network and cyber management for medium to large scale organisations. We use our long-standing experience in end-to-end performance management as a foundation for all of our services, so we can better define a customer’s complete requirements and deliver a more effective solution, whatever the field of technology. Offering market-leading technology and trusted managed services from ‘Floodlight’ - our own UK sovereign SOC, we work closely with customers in Driving Digital Vigilance across industry sectors.