Paul was born in Colchester but lived in East Bergholt for a few years before moving away with his family to Japan where his father worked for a British trading company.
Paul has an honours degree in business studies and worked closely with the financial markets for over 30 years. Starting his career initially in London, he moved to Singapore and also to Hong Kong where he worked for nearly 20 years for a major US Corporation.
He currently lives near Framlingham in Suffolk with his wife and two children. Paul has a profound love of nature and the British countryside. He likes to spend his time travelling around Suffolk, drinking the odd cup of tea, chatting a bit and walking with his wife Fiona and their two dogs.