Paul joined the Solicitors Regulation Authority as Chief Executive in 2014. Since then, he has improved its operational performance and delivered an ambitious programme of regulatory reform. This includes the introduction of an up to date regulatory model with a sharp focus on professional standards, supporting the delivery of legal services in new ways while ensuring proper public protection.
Paul was previously the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of the General Medical Council. He has previously held senior roles in both the Legal Services Commission and the NHS.