Paul joined the Club in 1999 and has served on the General Committee, and as Honorary Secretary, for 15 terms since 2000 and was also Vice-Chairman 2001-2003. In addition, Paul has chaired two of the Club’s Constitutional Reviews in 2005-2007 and 2017-19. 

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 38 years also keep a home. Paul is keen Balut player, having founded the section in 2007 and is now its convenor.