Paul is a chartered accountant, and a lay member on the governing body for both Kingston CCG and Richmond CCG. He is also chair of the audit committee and conflicts of interest guardian for both CCGs.

Following a career that began in local government, he has since worked in the private sector where he has held a number of senior leadership roles supplying IT, professional and support services to both private and public sector organisations. Paul currently works in management consulting and advises companies on finance transformation, strategy and operations.