Paul Willis is an Associate Professor in Social Work and Social Gerontology in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. He is also Head of the Centre for Research in Health and Social Care in the School and a Senior Fellow of the NIHR School for Social Care Research.

Paul's research areas include: inclusive housing provision for older people; loneliness, ageing and masculinities; sexuality, care and ageing; trans ageing and gender identity; and inclusive care provision for diverse groups of older people. Paul teaches on the MSc Social Work programme at Bristol.