Paul is an educational management professional with 17 years experience of senior management, leading all aspects of curriculum, quality, business development and employer engagement across the public, private and voluntary sectors. He has been nominee in Ofsted inspections. Paul as started businesses in educational settings from scratch, build up business’s from potential failure to Success, and lead large FE provision within college and WBL settings with responsibility for over 300 staff and has a proven track record in leading large ESF and other direct contracts up to £13 million pounds. He has had budget responsibility up-to £19.5 million pounds. His leadership style is entrepreneurial, innovative and collaborative, he has the ability to lead large teams while developing individuals to deliver success. He has excellent organizational, communication, project and change management experience and skills. He has worked both nationally and internationally, and is recognized as a key commentator and blogger within the FE Sector and has given evidence in both government select committees and cross party groups in parliament.