Paul is a graduate in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Hull, he was sponsored by Goldman Sachs in 2015 to be part of the global 10ksb entrepreneur’s mini-MBA programme.
Paul started his career in 2001 and has worked for a wide range of businesses from start-ups large to Private Equity backed multi-nationals, having set-up and managed headhunting and coaching businesses in the UK, UAE, South Africa, Spain and Portugal.
Founding The Cesium Group www.cesiumgroup.com (a boutique headhunting and coaching practice, focusing solely on the drinks industry) in 2010, Paul and his team deliver a mixture of C-level headhunting, developing and delivering bespoke leadership development programmes and one to one coaching activities, along with often building or restructuring whole organisations, partnering with some of the most iconic businesses and brands within our industry
Paul also chair’s a C-level thought leadership event in partnership with The Drinks Business Magazine, debating key topics facing our industry to share best practice. For content and typical attendees see www.cesiumgroup.com/thought-leadership.
He also supports start-up or early phase craft beer and spirits companies with fundraising, Non-Exec boards and RTM connections, be that as an investor, NED or consultant.
Paul brings to the table a wealth of experience building and coaching high-performance teams and a track record of delivering on high profile international search campaigns and whole company set-ups.
He lives between Hampton and the Algarve in Portugal and enjoys clay pigeon shooting, sailing, classic cars, music production, DJ’ing and playing golf (badly).