Paul has been working in the field of community development and housing led regeneration for the past 30 years. For twelve years Paul led the community development function of Liverpool Housing Action Trust, a major housing led regeneration initiative, where he first started to work to support communities to take control of their housing.
Since then, Paul has worked on Merseyside’s Housing Market Renewal Programme, as Community Empowerment Manager with Community Gateway Association and recently worked to establish Breaking Ground, the Liverpool City Region Community-led Housing Hub. Paul is an accredited community led housing adviser.
Paul was a founder member and Company Secretary of Homebaked Community Land Trust between 2012 to 2020 and has been a Fellow of the RSA since 2006. Paul joined the Board of the National Community Land Trust Network in January 2021.