Paul Helm was educated at Worcester College, Oxford. He taught philosophy at the University of Liverpool, and was appointed to the Chair of the History and Philosophy of Religion, King's College, London, in 1993. He was the J.I. Packer Chair of Theology at Regent College from 2001 to 2005, when he was appointed a Teaching Fellow. His interests include all aspects of philosophical theology and Reformed theology, especially John Calvin, and issues in theological method.