Paul has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years, starting as a Quantity Surveyor. The past 21 years have been with ISG plc, a specialist international construction services provider operating in 21 countries and employing approx. 2800 people. Paul was appointed CEO of ISG in early 2016 when the company was privatised following a takeover by an American investor.

Paul's commitment to the AAT is motivated by the fact his wife was diagnosed with Aplastic Anaemia in 1983. Initially Paul took part in several charity events organised by the AAT until in 2007 when he became a Trustee of the charity. Paul took a break from being a Trustee between late 2014 and early 2017 but has now recommitted for at least 3 more years.

Paul has been married for 28 years and has two grown up daughters. His hobbies include cycling, hiking and running, and he is a season ticket holder of Brentford FC.