Board member, Australian Council for International Development
Board member, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation
Paul returned to Melbourne, his birthplace, 25 years ago after qualifying as a chartered accountant in the UK and then managing KPMG’s practice in Gambia and francophone West Africa, before working for the Lutheran World Federation in Bosnia and Croatia during the conflict, followed by an earthquake rehabilitation program in northern Philippines.
Leadership roles in Melbourne include the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Very Special Kids, The Body Shop, Mission Australia, World Vision and YSAS, before joining AVI in 2015. Over this time, Paul has developed enduring and innovative collaborations between business, governments, NGOs and communities including six social enterprises in Melbourne.