Previously an executive search consultant, Paul was a Partner in three leading international search firms: GKR, where he became Managing Partner, Whitehead Mann and Korn Ferry International.

Acting for industrial clients with a focus on Board issues, Paul has consulted to Chairs and CEO’s across a wide range of industries, quoted and privately held.

In addition to executive search he has provided Talent Management and Succession Planning advice and facilitated Thought Leadership initiatives that have included Corporate Governance, Directors’ responsibilities and Board effectiveness.

Earlier in his career Paul spent ten years as an Army officer undertaking a variety of assignments, culminating in his appointment as personal staff officer to an Army Board General at the Ministry of Defence.