Member Nominated Director
Appointed as a Member Nominated Director on 16 May 2015 and re-appointed in May 2019.
Risk and Audit Committee
Skills and experience
Paul was the Chief Executive of Traidcraft from 2001 to 2013, President of the European Fair Trade Association from 2005 to 2012 and Chair of the William Leech Foundation until April 2020. Drawing on his Fairtrade experience and early career in Barclays Bank, he is now focusing on promoting responsible practices in business and financial services, alongside a portfolio of charity and community focused roles. Paul is Chair of the Durham Cathedral Council, a director of Shared Interest and he is also the Vice Chair, Treasurer and Fellow of St Chad's College in Durham University. He is also Vice Chair of the County Durham Community Foundation and a Trustee of the Bible Society.