With over twenty five years of senior career, Paul has an unprecedented UK and international experience, in the private and public sectors, delivering large complex projects with expertise in strategy development and execution, development management, programme management, resource management, commercial management and awareness, stakeholder management, leading multi disciplinary in house and external consultant teams.
As the Project Sponsor (Property) of the Athletes Village, a £1.25Bn complex regeneration project built for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paul led the development process through strategic partners into design, procurement, delivery, completion and facilities management, delivering best practice in all aspects of regeneration to provide the basis for a sustainable legacy community.
With proven expertise in strategy creation and strategic business planning, value creation and management, risk awareness and profiling and ability to lead robust operations under pressure while maintaining clear strategic objectives Paul, as Area Director, led the successful regeneration development strategy for Kent and Essex Thames Gateway with an annual budget of £300 million, through in house development management and external consultant teams.
In his earlier career, Paul was a Project Director at Carillion Plc, responsible for developing, piloting and implementing Project Life (integrated Design, Procurement, Delivery and Facilities Management) Framework across all the businesses within the group and the development management of projects including the £275m Queen Alexandra PFI Hospital in Portsmouth.
As a qualified architect, with post graduate degrees in MSc Property Development & Project Management and an MBA, Paul worked as a senior director at Amec PLC between 2000-2002 and leading British architectural practice Broadway Malyan, as their regional MD for UK South, between 1997-2000 and for South Africa between 1994-1997.