Paul has over 25 years’ experience of board level roles in the public sector, and he has held executive and non-executive roles in central government, local government, NHS, education, and arm’s length bodies.
He was Chief Executive of HM Passport Office, and previously Executive Director of Operations, between 2010 and 2014. Previous roles include Regional Director of the Government Office for the East of England, Chief Executive of the national police training agency, and posts at Director level within the Home Office. He worked within the NHS as a non-executive director of North Central London Strategic Health Authority, Executive Director of North West London Strategic Health Authority, and HR Director at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust. Since 2015 he has held senior interim roles in London local authorities, supporting organisational transformation and strategy development.
He is a non-executive director of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust; a governor of Middlesex University; and a trustee of the Campus Educational Trust.