Paul joined the Club in 1999 and is now serving his seventeenth term, since 2000, on the General Committee as Honorary Secretary and he was also Vice-Chairman 2001-2003. In addition, Paul has chaired the Club’s Constitutional Reviews in 2005-2007 and 2017-2019,  and became the Club Historian in 2020 having researched the Club’s history over many years (see The Club-History- Club Official Documents & Photographs).  

Paul worked in the UK for the Boots Company and was elected twice as a London Borough Councillor. In 1996 he was headhunted by Royal Dutch Shell and had worked in ten countries across Asia, based in Bangkok, before retiring in 2004. In 2005 Paul was elected as an Honorary Alderman in the United Kingdom where he and his partner of 39 years also keep a home. Paul is keen Balut player, having co-founded the section in 2007 and is now its convenor.