Paul is a strategic adviser to leaders. He has a reputation for discretion, empathy and diplomatic directness. He is a sounding board for leaders thinking through critical leadership issues and key decisions. Prior to joining Manchester Square Partners, Paul was the Founder and Managing Partner of Carbon, the executive search firm, where he spent 20 years advising a wide range of companies and their management teams on succession, talent management and diversity. Paul is a Trustee of the National Centre for Circus Arts, an Adviser to The International Exchange and is a regular speaker for Speakers4Schools on the subject of entrepreneurship. Life outside of professional activities includes a devotion to his family, travel, art, wine and developing a garden at his home in Hampshire.