Paul is BDO’s Managing Partner. He was elected into this role, starting his four-year term in October 2016 and has been re-elected to serve a second four-year term commencing October 2020. Paul and his Leadership Team are responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm.
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 Paul joined BDO to specialise in taxation and became a member of the Institute of Taxation in 1988. He became a partner in 1996 and has held a number of senior roles within BDO. In 2000, he was promoted to Head of UK Tax Services. He was appointed to the BDO Executive Board in 2008 and was responsible for both the Tax and Audit streams until 2014, when he was appointed Head of Professional Services.
Paul is also a member of BDO International’s Global Board which sets and monitors strategy for the International network.