Paul was born in Wagga Wagga and has been an active and prominent member of that community all his life. He received his secondary education at The Scot’s College in Sydney.
Paul has enjoyed a long career in the construction industry and property development and has managed the expansion of Sureway’s infrastructure from two offices in 2003 to more than fifty offices today.
He is a past president and current member of Wagga Wagga Rotary Club and an active member of the well travelled Wagga City Rugby Men’s Choir.
Paul has been an enthusiastic participant in local sporting bodies, in particular the Riverina and Southern Inland Rugby Unions, the Wagga Wagga & NSW Softball Associations.
His recreational interests include golf, skiing and treking.