Paul is an experienced fundraising director and consultant, specialising in start-ups and the building of effective philanthropic partnerships. He began his career at Macmillan Cancer Support, before moving to World Jewish Relief, where he became their first Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications. During his seven-year tenure, the charity’s profile and voluntary income increased substantially, an achievement which was replicated at MQ: Transforming Mental Health, which he joined in 2014. From a standing start, the charity now raises £1.5m-£2m annually, funding innovative research which aims to transform the mental health landscape and achieve genuine patient impact. A published author (Donors for Life: A Practitioners’ Guide to Relationship Fundraising), Paul has been regularly acknowledged in a list of the UK’s 50 most influential fundraisers.