Paul trained at Rose Bruford college of Speech and Drama graduating in 1993 BA(Hons). For the next five years Paul worked professionally as an actor, musician and composer. During this time Paul worked for several disability arts organisations. In 1999 Paul started to work for mcch an organisation supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health. This work continues with Paul providing a senior management role for mcch working in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich. In 2012 Paul became the treasurer for Roundabout after being a trustee for the charity since 2005.