Paul Hodgson is widely considered one of the foremost authorities in the field of executive compensation, having researched and written about the subject for more than 20 years. Mr. Hodgson is working as a partner in governance research firm BHJ Partners, as well as US Governance Columnist for Responsible Investor, Columnist at Fortune and European Correspondent for Compliance Week. Until 2012, he was GMI Ratings/The Corporate Library's Chief Research Analyst.
Paul joined The Corporate Library in 2001 and was the chief architect of the executive and director compensation databases there, and the author of most of the company's published research on compensation as well as other areas of governance. Mr. Hodgson oversaw compensation data collection and was responsible for the input and design of all The Corporate Library's, and now GMI Ratings', compensation products, ratings and services. He was also the chief author on GMI's award winning blog and was a regular contributor to Forbes.com.
Prior to joining The Corporate Library, he worked for The Executive Compensation Review (ECR), published by Incomes Data Services (IDS) in London. Joining as a researcher on IDS's Management Pay Review, he became the Assistant Editor of the Executive Compensation Review in 1995.
He is the author of numerous books and research reports on executive pay and has had articles published in many journals, including Business Week, The Guardian, Reuters, Bloomberg, Directorship, Ivey Business Journal, Corporate Secretary Magazine and Directors and Boards. His most recent book was Building Value Through Compensation, a title in the CCH Board Perspectives series.
Paul is a graduate of Durham University (U.K.) and University College, Cardiff, Wales.