Paul is a partner in the restructuring advisory team in Edinburgh and leads the RA team in Scotland.

He has worked with clients in distress for over 30 years, spanning three key financial centres in Sydney, London and Edinburgh. He works with key business stakeholders and managers of underperforming businesses experiencing financial difficulties. Paul aims to restore businesses to profitability while avoiding insolvency where appropriate. He has been fortunate enough to work on international projects in the Caribbean and the US.

Paul leads the employer covenant services team in Scotland, providing independent covenant reviews to pension scheme trustees and employers, including leading the negotiation of appropriate recovery plans.

He is a licensed insolvency  practitioner and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAS), Scotland and the Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) in Australia.

"I am a proactive goal orientated individual who enjoys creating innovative business plans and am focussed on delivering their implementation, collaboratively working with my team and clients to achieve outstanding results.

I take pride in being able to successfully turn a business around, seeing it thrive and preserving jobs. As the economy presents more challenges for business owners, I constantly need to come up with innovative and creative solutions to achieve results."

Outside of work, Paul is an avid cricketer, playing in leagues across Scotland. He enjoys relaxing long dog walks in the countryside.

RSM timeline

  • 2019: Promoted to head of Scotland RA team
  • 2015: Joined RSM as a partner

Press and media highlights

Long-established Fife hotel sold after being placed in administration | Fife Today

Student accommodation provider goes into administration | RSM UK

RSM appointed administrators of Alpha Homes Limited | Scottish Financial News

RSM sells Aberdeen-based signage company out of administration | Scottish Financial News