Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of Aspire and reports directly to the board of trustees. Paul joined Aspire in 2012 and has been at the forefront of significant organisational growth. He is also co-Chair of Oxfordshire’s multi-agency Housing & Homelessness Group, is a Director of Makespace Oxford (Community Interest Company) and of ‘Flo’s the Place in the Park’ (a charitable Community Benefit Society), and a trustee for the charity, Oxford United FC in the Community.

Prior to joining Aspire, Paul was a British Diplomat for six years. Paul previously volunteered at Asylum Welcome in Oxford and as a Generalist Adviser for the Citizens’ Advice Bureaux. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy.