In the NGO sector, Paul worked for World Vision Australia as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Strategy. He was also Chief Operating Officer of Urban Seed, an innovative and dynamic NGO that provides a range of services to marginalised people in Melbourne's inner city.
Paul has worked as a corporate lawyer with international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, and is the co-founder of wishlist.com.au, one of Australia's most successful e-commerce companies.
A graduate of the St James Ethics Centre's Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethics and Leadership, Paul also has degrees in Economics and Law with Honours from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and a Masters in International Relations from Deakin University.
He is the author of The change imperative: Creating a next generation NGO – a book that examines the challenges faced by international NGOs in a rapidly evolving global political context.
Paul enjoys playing basketball, cooking and hiking. He is married to Susannah and has three children.