Paul joined the British Red Cross in July 2018 as its new Chief Supporter Officer. Before that he was Executive Director of Fundraising and Engagement at the MS Society. He has also held Director of Fundraising roles at Diabetes UK where he increased income by 25% and NSPCC where he raised in excess of £130m. Paul was recently made a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising which he has also Chaired, alongside serving as Chair of the International Fundraising Congress.
In addition to these high profile leadership roles, Paul has always made a contribution to the sector, both as a speaker and most notably as Chairman of the Institute of Fundraising, the representative body for professional fundraisers and more recently as Chair of the International Fundraising Congress– Europe’s largest gathering of fundraising professionals and suppliers. In acknowledgement of this fact, in 2016 Paul was voted the eleventh most influential person in Fundraising in Fundraising Magazine’s annual sector poll.