As Chief Operating Officer, Paul oversees Positive Money’s operations, finance, fundraising, HR and business planning, and supports our board on governance matters. He is an experienced charity and non-profit operations lead. Paul has also developed governance, finance and operations systems for Positive Money Europe, and is working on the set-up of Positive Money US. From February 2021, Paul has been appointed by our board as Acting Director whilst Fran Boait is on maternity leave.
Previously Paul worked for six years at one of the UK’s leading progressive think tanks, the Institute for Public Policy Research, latterly as Head of Corporate Services leading on similar operations functions.
Paul studied English at The University of Oxford and has an MA in International Politics from the University of Manchester. Outside of Positive Money he is a trustee and former chair of Carney’s Community, a charity working with disadvantaged and excluded young people in South London.