Paul served as the Chair of the Board from 2019 until 2023, prior to this he had served as the Honorary Secretary. He has been involved in the leadership of the strategic change work of the Association since it started in 2015. He subsequently led the review of the Association’s educational courses.
Paul is a Consultant Paramedic with an NHS Ambulance Service Trust. He has extensive senior leadership experience in both the NHS Ambulance Service and third sector. He has an Honorary Contract with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust as a Specialist Paramedic (Critical Care). Paul is a graduate of the NHS Leadership Academy Nye Bevan (Director Development) Programme.
Paul has an interest in major incident and event medicine having held a number of leadership roles at Major Incidents including those in London in 2017 and 2019. He has also led the ambulance service response to all of the major London events that occur including HM Queen Diamond Jubilee celebrations and was also the Tactical Commander for the Olympic Park during the Olympic Games in 2012.
A Lead Examiner for the Diploma In Immediate Medical Care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Paul is also the founding Chairman and a trustee of BASICS Essex (BEARS). Paul is an elected Fellow of the Association recognising his long term work and commitment including during the period of restructuring.
Paul is an elected trustee to the board.