Paul is a Partner based in the Leeds office and leads on the following national service line capabilities:
- Financial Services (FS) – Technology and Cyber Risk Assurance
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) – Operational, Technology and Cyber Due Diligence
His passion is understanding business challenges and exploring how digital and risk management can deliver better value to clients, including their customers, investors, and regulators.
Paul has spent 20 years working across the US, UK, and Europe to deliver change, build operational resilience (including cyber, cloud, and data), and realise the benefits in ‘being digital’. His primary focus is financial services where there is ever increasing consumer and regulatory pressure to get things right first time.
His qualifications and certifications include: CGEIT / CISM / CRISC / CASM / CISA / PRINCE2 / ITIL / COBIT / BA Hons / AWS CP / MS AZ900 / SWIFT CSCF
When asked what he is passionate about, Paul says:
I am a strong supporter of inclusion and diversity, coaching, and mentoring people to be the best that they can be. Alongside this, in my role as AFC Byte Night regional Board member, I help vulnerable young people change their lives.
Outside of work, Paul can be found training hard for the world’s toughest amateur cycling race and having some serious fun with his pet dog and little girl.