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An Automotive Engineer by trade he left trade at completion of apprenticeship. Then spent 12 months at Drainage Merchants now Hynds Pipes in Sales rural sector before joining Solo NZ Ltd as National Sales, Parts and Service Manager. Responsible for a team of 3 at 19 years of age. Paul worked there building a sales and service network for 10 years before moving to Winger Motors as a salesman to get back with Wayne Leach and Grant Vincent whom he worked with as an Automotive Engineer and held a lot of respect for. After only 4 years in Sales, Wayne and Grant were invited to open a new dealership in Auckland and moved to Auckland to do so, appointing Paul as the Dealer Principal in Hamilton. This position he had held since 1999 slowly getting the team around him that he required to make Winger Hamilton what it is toady an award winning dealership.
A new modern dealership was built in 2004 moving Winger Hamilton into the next phase. From here they have won five Subaru Dealer of the year awards in a row (a brand first) and taking Suzuki Provincial Dealer of the year 7 times since then.
Paul is married with 2 children.
His interests outside of work include water skiing, motorsport and rugby. He also manages the Marist Under 21 rugby team in which Winger Hamilton also sponsor.