Paul leads client teams for accounts across the education, health and third sectors, delivering comprehensive, effective and innovative campaigns. He provides senior counsel to clients’ senior teams and is responsible for the development and implementation of their communications strategies and messaging to meet their policy objectives and raise their profile and reputation.
Paul has extensive experience across national, regional and local government. Prior to joining the Whitehouse team, he served as Chief of Staff to a Government Minister, and as an adviser to a former Secretary of State. He has also previously worked as Head of Consultancy & Parliamentary Relations for a leading political communications business, and as an elected councillor for an iconic part of London, holding executive roles in the education, equalities and health portfolios.
Paul read government at the London School of Economics and Political Science and has undertaken roles across the voluntary sector as trustee of an education charity, board member of a registered social housing provider and a governor at a secondary academy, two primary schools and as Vice Chair of Governors at a flagship early years centre. He is currently Co-Chairman of the Public Relations and Communications Association’s Education Group and an elected member of the Association of Professional Political Consultants’ Management Committee.