Since leaving the RAF after 25 years as an air traffic controller, Paul has held various jobs in the aviation industry both in the UK and abroad. He lives in Chineham with his wife, Sandra.
Paul has always taken an interest in his local community, serving as a member of a housing association and president of a non-profit organisation whilst in California, running charity events in the UK and abroad and lecturing on security threats to various community groups.
He is presently Vice Chairman of the Parish Council and a member of the Planning Committee.
Paul was elected as a Chineham Ward Borough Councillor in October 2009 and is a Local Authority Governor at Four Lanes Community Junior School.