Paul supports charities and social enterprises to maximise their impact by providing expert consultancy support. His specialist areas include governance, strategic planning, business development, risk management, social investment and mergers.
Key skills & experience
Before forming his own consultancy business in 2010, Paul worked in the public sector both in charity and health regulation. He held a number of senior operational and policy roles at the Charity Commission before moving to the Healthcare Commission where he led a range of patient safety programmes. As a consultant he has delivered complex assignments for organisations managing change or seeking social investment and helped organisations identify merger partners and supported them through the merger process.
Working on a range of projects he is currently supporting clients develop business plans and deliver investment readiness plans as part of Big Potential funding; working with charities on Local Sustainability Fund projects and advising organisations on merger opportunities.
Paul is a Lay Trustee and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He studied at Cass Business School, City University and gained an MSc in Voluntary Sector Management.
His published works include “Fraud – Counter Fraud Practitioner’s Handbook” (2012) – co-author of chapter on ‘Charity Fraud’ and “Tackling Disability Discrimination and Disability Hate Crime – A Multidisciplinary Guide” – author of chapter on ‘Regulating Health and Social Care’ (2015).