Paul became Chair of Trustees early in 2022, on the departure of the Vicar of Old Church.

Paul has been a lay minister at Smethwick Old Church, a Reader for twelve years and a Trustee of the DPC for six.

Over a long life, he has worked as a schoolteacher in London and then for some thirty years as a TV producer in Birmingham in the educational/public-service domains.

He has been employed by universities in Birmingham and in China where he lived.

Paul is a post-graduate of Warwick Business School. He is now retired. Paul has been married to Jean for many years.